Sunday, June 27, 2010

He stopped loving her today

posted Wed, 24 Oct 2007

At a friend’s, talking about how long men hold crushes:

SH: But unrequited love doesn’t last for years.

Me: Oh come on. How long did you carry a torch for Sally? (The woman he was crazy about in college and whom he visits, along with her third husband, when he goes to Dallas for work.)

SH: That’s different. Besides, I’m over her now.

Me: Men and boys can wait a long time to get what they want.

My friend, to her fifth-grade son: Will, how long have you liked Missy? [back to us] She’s adorable. He has good taste. I think he’s liked her since second grade.

Will [not even looking up from the game he is playing in the living room]: Since kindergarten.

My friend: Do you still like her?

Will [rolling his eyes]: Yes!

Me: See?

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