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Can I Get Open-Ended?

I used to think that relationships always reached a point where you either had to break up or get married.  The end of the road just comes up and you have to make a decision about what to do next. I’m sure this still applies to many couples, but it seems as if some of us prefer/need/seek to have open-ended relationships.

What are these open-ended relationships? Some of you may be in one right now. They are the pseudo relationships that don’t consist of much relating at all. One or both of you are saying and doing just enough to keep the person around and interested. Perhaps you are waiting for someone better to come along, just in case. These don’t end well, usually. Both individuals deserve better than to be in a non-relationship, wasting time and energy.

I think it is always good dating practice to let someone know that you have absolutely no intention of getting married or being exclusive. At least let them know what to expect. So how do you date someone with no goal of marriage or commitment?

I think it’s harder than many of us think. I know many single people who say that finding someone who just wants companionship is tough. Even when they are able to find someone to go along with this casual, companionship plan, someone begins to want more.

Would you be willing to be in an open-ended relationship? If you met someone that could meet all your “needs” for companionship, do you think you would tell them there was no promise of a commitment?

What would you do if someone you met and got along great with told you they aren’t into exclusive relationships? Could you handle that kind of arrangement?

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Jamoca - shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it

July 30th, 2009
4:51 pm

LMAO @ PoppaG! I knew’d it!…just a matter of time.

LOL @ NotSexyCool —-> “what is you”?…”what is you goin’ thru”?…”what cho’ name is”?…”what is you cryin’ foh’”….”Is you crazy”? Lmao…I love my people. Luv em, luv em…luv em.

I don’t do Lifetime. Love Pretty Woman. Love Fried Green Tomatoes. Coming to Ametti-cah is a classic. —-> MyTwo: “Would you taste the soup?…Alright, I’ll taste the soup…where’s deh spoon? Ahhhaaa….ahhhaaa…! LOL

mytw♥cents...Electric Relaxation

July 30th, 2009
4:51 pm

Lil MO – The Hugh Hefna on High… He helped GILLIGAN! Chick don’t make me challenge you to a showdown :)

IV Real Stop with that ESP!

Tazzee - countdown to Pensacola Beach

July 30th, 2009
4:51 pm

Have a good night all – headed to dinner and a play

Tazzee - countdown to Pensacola Beach

July 30th, 2009
4:52 pm

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RelldaRake - 8inchs of limp dizzle

July 30th, 2009
4:53 pm

i smell some of that devils lettuce…lol

i know how to cure a jelly sting bite

from the heartbreak kid

Grace

July 30th, 2009
4:54 pm

Bought the movie Superbad neva watch it…..burn after reading was too funny…odd but funny

Poppa Grande

July 30th, 2009
4:55 pm

Coen Brothers movies are odd, but funny movies Grace. They did Fargo. That was odd but funny.

Black Mamba AKA Princess Xiomara

July 30th, 2009
4:56 pm

Good day all….and to all a good night!

SexyCool - Back in da Bldg

July 30th, 2009
4:56 pm

Jam – My fave – Now, what IS we gone do?

mytw♥cents...Electric Relaxation

July 30th, 2009
4:56 pm

JAMOCA ACHHHAAAAA, ACHHHAAAAAAAA… When I reflect I realize that me and that cat go about explainin thangs the same way.

PAGINA 1908 See, I told you bout my Beta collection in confidence! lololol It’s cheaper to buy the flixx in that format anyway. See if I ever hit you on ya Skypager again, hmmmph!

Jamoca - shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it

July 30th, 2009
4:56 pm

I’m Gonna Get You Sucka – Deh shootin’..deh shootin’!…

duh soulja dude, you know the soulja dude…

don’t make me hop after you…

I jes’ want one rib…I shole is hone-gry! Got change for a hundred?

Lmao!

W8

July 30th, 2009
4:57 pm

Now it’s time to say goodbye…to all my negro friends……

bye b*tches!!!

mytw♥cents...Electric Relaxation

July 30th, 2009
4:59 pm

GRACE Burn After Reading is a CLASSIC!!!

For Real

July 30th, 2009
4:59 pm

Paging Dr. Faggot!!

Oh my god it’s the cans!!! They don’t like the cans!!

It wasn’t a comedy but it still of my favorite line: “man you always talkin about how to make money when yo azz is 30 cent away from a quarter”

Another non-comedy but funny as hell “nou, nou Anne May, I don gave up dem nakotits”

PG: “I fart in your general direction” and “Goddd has given us these 15… oh ish… 10 commandment”

Jamoca - shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it

July 30th, 2009
5:02 pm

LOL @ SCool! Who cho’ mama nem’ name IS?…how many months IS you (pregnant)…man I can go on. But I love em…I heart my people so much.

LOL @ 2Pieces! Girl, I love the barbers and the pastor. “This is beautiful, what is that velvet?” …”He helped Gillliiiiiigaaan, get off da’ island! Lawd! Lmao.

Okay, I’m watching The Notebook and CTA tonight. Need a good laugh.

mytw♥cents...Electric Relaxation

July 30th, 2009
5:05 pm

Okay JAMOCA – when you shake yo tail, click yo heels or whateva you gonna do to get here…cuz I know it ain’t gonna be a flight. We’ll have a Movie Marathon Pajama Party, k?

Jamoca - shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it

July 30th, 2009
5:07 pm

Cee – Umm, (thanks to Raqi)if you can …be a doll and overnight me a poke chop sammich, that would be lovely. Thanks sis.

Everyone, have yourselves a good one.

Jamoca - shake it, shake it, shake it, shake it

July 30th, 2009
5:09 pm

MyTwo – Bet it! It will be soon enough, sis…real soon. Just make sure Dwina is in the building, and I’m down.