Two guys were being slowed down on the golf course by two ladies in front of them. One guy said he would simply ask the women if they could play through. He came back and said “I can’t. It’s my wife and mistress!” The other guy said he would do it, but also came back quickly, saying, “I can’t do it, I have the same problem!”
I have no idea how men or women are able to juggle more than one relationship at a time. Forget the moral implications, just the work involved would be exhausting. Trying to keep both happy and not getting caught seems impossible to me, and yet, it’s done.
It’s sort of like a bad episode of “Three’s Company” (weren’t they all?), where Jack has one girl hidden in the bathroom and another in the kitchen, trying to keep them apart. It’s funny on TV, but in real life? Not so much.
When I was a bachelor, I had a friend who was seeing SIX women at one time. I’m not bragging about him, mind you, I’m proving that he was an idiot! He thought he could pull it off. He told me he would go out on three dates per week, so he would spend time with each of them within a two week period. He even bought them all the same perfume, just in case there might be a lingering smell on a shirt.
In his defense, he said he was not intimate with any of them and also was never exclusively involved with any of them. He liked them all, but needed to spend time with each of them to determine which one to be exclusive with.
I know some would call him a pig, but if that is true, why do so many women love “The Bachelor”? He was simply ahead of his time. Anyway, the whole thing blew up on him because he didn’t factor spontaneity into the equation. One of these ladies would decide to surprise him by bringing an unplanned dinner over. Surprise!
Another dropped by unannounced with a romantic movie to watch, which would have been great if it weren’t for another of the ladies being upstairs using his computer for a college assignment. He actually did manage that one ok, but it wasn’t easy.
I don’t know how polygamists do it. They say the “Sister Wives” all get along just fine, but I don’t believe it. I don’t think it’s in a person’s nature to settle for being an equal part of a group when it comes to love. There are too many episodes of “48 Hours” and “Dateline” outlining the death of one of the people in a love triangle.
I learned that trying what he did was wrong and would have severe consequences. He really wasn’t trying to be hurtful, but that is certainly the way it came across in the end. I still feel bad for them. None of them seemed hurt, come to think of it, but as he was surrounded by six very angry women who decided to confront him all at the same time, I’m surprised he made it out alive.
He never did that again. Besides feeling horrible that people got hurt, he realized that women are far too intelligent to fall for that kind of nonsense for very long. So, from that point on, he has been monogamous. A one woman man. Oh, and he avoids golf courses.
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