I’ve been not talking to girls for as long as I can remember and it kinda rocks.
Don’t get me wrong - talking to girls is cool, hypothetically. I’ve seen it happen several times, so its existence isn’t really what’s at question here.
At my core, I’m a guy’s guy. A dude’s dude.
My ideal night out includes drinking 8-10 beers, running a pool table, vibing to some good music, and cashing sports bets with the fellas.
The fact that I didn’t include woahing a female in my definition of a euphoric evening will probably cause a few eyebrows to furrow, and that’s alright. There's arguably nothing more heterosexual than truly not caring about picking up a girl at a bar.
In high school, I didn't have time to talk to girls. I was always busy doing way cooler things like blogging. Those were four crucial years in which most guys acquired the basic social skills needed to successfully speak to women. So my next four years included a lot of this:
Sure, we'd talk about talking to girls, but we'd rarely let the idea interfere with our goal of having the time of our lives.
Now that I've been single in the real world for a couple years - I must say - not revolving your life around the opposite sex is very liberating. What was once the sole reason for going out has turned into a potential bonus to an already guaranteed good time with the guys.
Just last week I saw Jenna Ortega at a bar in Park City, Utah. We made eye contact as she walked past, but did I pronounce any English words to her?
Is Smitty in the office today? Is it safe to view Meek Phil's search history in public? Is Taylor Lorenz a respectable Journalist?
Of course not.
My buddies and I looked at each other and said something along the lines of "sick". Then we went back to our discussion about Ed Cooley conspiracies. It was a great night.
I wonder if my stance on this topic be different if my smile didn’t consist of pre-Veneer Will Compton teeth. Not sure, but I like to believe that plays no role in my thesis.
All I know is you'll never catch me being this guy:
This blog was inspired by Jake Malasek's bravery on The Yak.
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