Discussion in 'Vaginarium' started by themolsen, Nov 4, 2009.
Wow, every single cliche about starting a business and a relationship rolled up into one piece of writing.
Don't know if I should puke or applaud.
Will repost on Facebook
Some people don't have a good grasp of these basic, "cliche" things. I figured it could help some
#1 is painfully obvious, #2 commits the recently disproved "infatuation is a phase" fallacy, and 3 & 4 entirely negate the possibility of an alternative to the "monogamous try-outs for marriage" approach to romantic relationships.
I give this piece two thumbs down and one kick to the balls for good measure.
so now i need a business plan to be successful with girls?
infatuation isn't ALWAYS a phase, is what you mean to say. sometimes it is, sometimes it isn't. all #2 is saying is that you have to invest in a relationship
and #3 is just saying you both have to want it
as far as your dislike of #4, obviously this entire article is NOT for you... it applies to the standard relationship model, not this "alternative" you speak of
So if our relationship goes bad we should ask for a bailout then?
Was it written in 1958?
so I'm old-fashioned because I think relationships should be monogamous? I say if you don't want to be, don't enter a serious relationship....
I'm not saying don't have sex before marriage, or don't engage in one-night stands if you're into that. But is it really so crazy and old-fashioned to believe that relationships should be one-on-one and monogamous?
If neither person wants that, then OK, do whatever. But is my model of a relationship really that outdated?
#4 doesn't say "relationships should be monogamous" - it says "relationships MUST be monogamous or they are doomed for failure."
Fair enough. But I think you have to agree that it's talking about a relationship in which both parties desire a monogamous relationship. Therefore, if it's not, the relationship is of course doomed. I say they MUST be monogamous too. I wouldn't have a relationship any other way. Am I the only one?
You're not the only one
No, you are in the majority. As you know.
"Common sense" advice is pernicious when unquestioned - when given "self-evident" status.
I don't agree with some of these very general rules. They were forced, contrived to match the business model.
But I can see why the parallel would be interesting.
cliches and contrived trite crap...
that said, op, thanks for posting something you found valuable or entertaining.
It's both for me...just little reminders that help, especially after a break-up. Honestly, some people desire regular relationships but don't grasp half of these concepts. If it helps one person, then good.
I've said it before, and I'll say it again. The same basic attributes make a person a success both in the boardroom and the bedroom. Those attributes have to be harnessed in specific ways with each circumstance, however.
What a load of dogshit.
I bet that person is so consumed in her work that she relates everything in life to business. She must be a blast to hang out with.