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Lucky to Have You

I once read that relationships are like blenders, you need one, but you’re not quite sure why.  I know we all go through bad dates or relationship stress sometimes.   Of course it’s not always easy to relate to one another but that’s perfectly normal and to be expected. There are probably moments when we want to throw in the towel and give up.

The truth is, we are lucky to have each other.  I can honestly say showing appreciation and gratitude to your partner or date can go a long way.  Even if you don’t express it in words, you can find a way to let them know that you feel fortunate to be with them. I would think this adds more potential to your budding romance or add more shelf-life to your relationship .

Why do you think we are lucky to have each other?  How do you show how it?

Happy Friday! What fun and exciting things do you guys have planned?

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DreamsMaterialize

January 18th, 2010
12:07 pm

Not really trying to be in anything serious right now. I like dating. I tell that to anyone I meet right now. I’m not fooling with the married chick though. Maybe lunch, but that’s it I promise. lol

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
12:10 pm

Afternoon All,

DreamsM – dayum bruh, playing dumb huh. Wth wrong in the universe? Riiiiight. Exhibit A for the “Always can get some get back” argument. LOL!!!

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
12:20 pm

Dreams It doesn’t seem like too many folks at the moment are looking to be in anything serious right now for some reason….is it the onsight of, should I dare say it……SPRING?!! LOL

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
12:26 pm

Slim – you might be right about the Spring Syndrome. Its New Years and resolutions are hanging on by threads right now. Hoes want to reform (yeah right), Playas waiting till after Valentines, and Regla folks just dont want nothing serious right now.

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
12:29 pm

Willie I must admit is seems the atmosphere in the world lately has been very strange, very strange indeed. I’ve even noticed within myself and I have no explanation for it at all. Things have GOT to get better. ;-)

DreamsMaterialize

January 18th, 2010
12:38 pm

Yeah it could be people were layin’ low in ‘09 with the economy and all, or it could be Spring Syndrome like WillieD says. lmao at “resolutions hanging by a thread”. Where my scissors at? The break in the weather made for a few nice sights today.

DreamsMaterialize

January 18th, 2010
12:41 pm

Slim things always get better. Every new day brings new opportunity. This is your time.

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
12:47 pm

Since it seems to be just us 3, I tell ya what. DreamsM why don’t you meet Slim for a few drinks. She can tell you all about her Dude tryn to corner her and you can tell her all the things you won’t be doing to the Married chick. I’ll even forgo my usual consultants fee and just charge this one to the game. How bout that.LOL!!!

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
12:55 pm

Willie You’re silly….’all the things he WON’T be doing with the married chick’ lmao!

@Dreams I think your theory about folks feeling so restricted in 09, that I think a break out is in the works for 2010. I guess we can expect some real craziness this year.

Did either of you come up with some Resolutions?

My uncle was talking to my cousin and I. He said to think or write down all you’ve accomplished in the last 10yrs, then write down all you hope to accomplish for the next 10. Anyone care to divulge what your upcoming goals are?

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
12:59 pm

For your enjoyment:

If we the taxpayers receive another Economic Stimulus payment it will be a very exciting program.

I’ll explain it using the Q and A format:

—————————————————————

Q. What is an Economic Stimulus payment?

A. It is money that the federal government will send to taxpayers.

Q. Where will the government get this money?

A. From taxpayers..

Q. So the government is giving me back my own money?

A. Only a smidgen.

Q. What is the purpose of this payment?

A. The plan is for you to use the money to purchase a high-definition TV set, thus stimulating the economy.

Q. But isn’t that stimulating the economy of Asia?

A. Shut up or you don’t get your check.

Below is some helpful advice on how to best help the US economy by spending your stimulus check wisely:

1. If you spend the stimulus money at Wal-Mart, your money will go to China.

2. If you spend it on gasoline, your money will go to Saudi Arabia.

3. If you purchase a computer, it will go to India.

4. If you purchase fruit and vegetables, it will go to Mexico, Honduras or Guatemala.

5. If you buy a car, it will go to Japan or Korea.

6. If you purchase useless plastic stuff, it will go to Taiwan.

7. If you pay off your credit cards, or buy stock, it will go to pay management bonuses and be hidden in offshore accounts.

Or, you can keep the money in America by:

1. Spending it at yard sales or flea markets, or

2. Going to baseball or football games, or

3. Hiring prostitutes, or

4. Buying cheap beer or

5. Getting tattoos.

These are the only wholly-American-owned businesses still operating in the US.

Conclusion:

The best way to stimulate the economy is to go to a ball game with a prostitute that you met at a yard sale and drink beer all day until you’re drunk enough to go get tattooed.

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
1:01 pm

Or how bout these, Love ‘em!:

The economy is so bad that:

I got a pre-declined credit card in the mail.

I ordered a burger at McDonald’s and the kid behind the counter asked, “Can you afford fries with that?”

CEO’s are now playing miniature golf.

If the bank returns your check marked “Insufficient Funds,” you call them and ask if they meant you or them.

Hot Wheels and Matchbox stocks are trading higher than GM.

McDonald’s is selling the 1/4 ouncer.

Parents in Beverly Hills fired their nannies and learned their children’s names.

A truckload of Americans was caught sneaking into Mexico .

Dick Cheney took his stockbroker hunting.

Motel Six won’t leave the light on anymore.

The Mafia is laying off judges.

Exxon-Mobil laid off 25 Congressmen.

Congress says they are looking into this Bernard Madoff scandal. Oh Great!! The guy who made $50 Billion disappear is being investigated by the people who made $1.5 Trillion disappear!

And, finally…

I was so depressed last night thinking about the economy, wars, jobs, my savings, Social Security, retirement funds, etc., I called the Suicide Lifeline. I got a call center in Pakistan , and when I told them I was suicidal, they got all excited, and asked if I could drive a truck!

DreamsMaterialize

January 18th, 2010
1:19 pm

Slim I promise I won’t text you during drinks and ask you how you think it’s going. lol And when I was talking to Jose in spanish I WASN’T telling him to make your magarita with triple shots of tequila.

Resolutions, I usually don’t make any except that I want my life to continue to improve in all areas. The next year should always be better than the previous year. Other than that I’ve resolved to be a millionaire this year. Dang, I think my joint is hanging on by a thread. lol

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
1:31 pm

Those are funny slim.

I am bored as heyal. Working with not a whole lot to do. Mayne I wanna walk out this camp so quick and get a few drinks or just people watch.
DreamsM – I agree with the weather change statement. You’d think it was 75 out with the way somma these chicks dressed today.

Leggs

January 18th, 2010
1:38 pm

Good afternoon everybody.

On MLK day, I am working like a hebrew slave!

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
1:47 pm

LOL@ Dreams…I’ve never before in my life dated a guy that wanted to take an account of our progress every 36mins. lol I told him to relax, so the next time I saw him he tried his best not to say ANYTHING. Guess what….he even asked me how I felt that day went with him dayum near killing himself not to say anything. WTF lololol!

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
1:49 pm

Hey Leggs, Just me and you Baby. Whats on ya mind? Slim and DreamsM somewhere listeneing to each others problems playing grab-azz on the sly :lol:

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
1:54 pm

Willie I’m still here. Had ran out to grab me some vittles. I sort of skipped breakfast this morn. Grabazzing….where they do that at?

DreamsMaterialize

January 18th, 2010
2:02 pm

playing grab-azz on the sly
Slim I won’t tell if you won’t. lol ain’t heard grab-azz in a minute.

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
2:06 pm

So what kind of nasty lil childhood games did you all play?…hide-n-go-get, strip I declare war, strip tonk, 7minutes in heaven lol

We used to play ‘house’ all the time and I would always be the mom. My friend would be like, why it always gotta be night time? (truth be told, me and my partner in crime tried to get in as many dry humping sessions as possible) But of course my response was always, “Cuz I said so, now go to sleep!” :mrgreen:

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
2:07 pm

jus playn with yall, I get a lil silly when bored.

Slim its been 17 mins, its time for you to update your status. How you feeln about blogging with me today? I’m getting rid of all the other bloggers and want to know if you are ready to blog exclusively yet?

Leggs

January 18th, 2010
2:12 pm

@SlimOne ~ I went to a party Saturday evening and had a really good time. However, this one dude kept looking at me and finally asked me to dance. Found out he’s from The Bronx and we had a few things in common. HOWEVER, I had to think of you and your friend when he text you in the movie. This dude had the nerve to bend his head down and ask me to feel the roll on the back of his head. No, I didn’t touch it. He said it’s a running joke in his family in that that’s where the family information is stored. I looked at him like he had 6 heads and had to ask if this is something he tells strangers all the time. He thought it was cute and all I could think to do is RUN and find another dance buddy.

czBrat

January 18th, 2010
2:15 pm

just poppin in on my long-lost blog buds. Had to send a big :lol: to Slim for that list. hilarious!

and i’ll keep your father in my prayers.

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
2:16 pm

I have a feeling I won’t be living that down…the courtship updates. LOL! I wouldn’t be surprised If he’d send me a singing telegram asking what I think about him now.

Roses are red, violets are blue
Mr Vain has a question for youuuuuuu
He wants to know, what you wanna doooooo
Are you as into him, as he is into youuuuuuuuuuuuuu?

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
2:20 pm

@Leggs First let me start off by saying Ewwwwwwww YUCK! I guess he figures if he jokes about an imperfection on his body before you do, that you can’t possibly talk about it. Sort of how Obese folks deal with their weight…by making fun of themselves. (no offense to anyone out there) I’ve done it before in regards to my small size…Mayne I’m so skinny my ipples touch. :lol:

czBrat I appreciate your prayers

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
2:28 pm

Slim – every game ALWAYS turned into Hide n go get and then House

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
2:32 pm

I have no desire to be rubbing on the sausage links on the back of a dude’s head.

eeewwww….Can you say turn OFF?!?!?

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
2:39 pm

TheDude and I are working through our first real relationship bump in the road. It’s been interesting to see how he’s handling the situation.

Leggs

January 18th, 2010
2:44 pm

I find it intriguing what people say when they first meet. For him to ask me to touch the roll on the back of his neck amazed me. I did tell him he needed to stop doing that with women, it’s not flattering.

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
2:50 pm

I agree, Leggs. I should have added the disclaimer of certainly no strange sausage link rubbing. LOL!

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
2:53 pm

SC – How are you handling the situation? Is the onus all on him?

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
3:01 pm

It stems from a misunderstanding. I said one thing. He heard something totally different that hurt his feelings.

I have explained what my intent was and think we should be able to call it the misunderstanding what it was and easily move on. But I understand that his feelings are at play in the situation and until he gets back to a certain level of comfort, it’s going to be slow going.

I’m working on being okay with that since I’ve decided that I’m in it for the long haul.

czBrat

January 18th, 2010
3:02 pm

SexyC … is it still the issue about leaving his stuff at your place?

SlimOne...just call me Nicety!

January 18th, 2010
3:02 pm

Okie doke our small MLK Bootlegg bloggers. I’m bout to hit the road. Check yall when I make it back from the darkside.

In the words of Martin…PEAAAAAACCCCCEEEE

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
3:05 pm

czB – Yep…that would be it. He no longer keeps any of his things at my apartment.

Beautiful ♥ is not really in a Vegas mood now!

January 18th, 2010
3:07 pm

happy b-day MLK, Jr.!

**Have a hard time trying to fathom automatically loving someone you don’t know**

i wouldn’t say love . . . infatuation yes!

**Hit the Black Jack table for me…that’s my joint**

blow on these for me for good luck! *wink*

**It doesn’t seem like too many folks at the moment are looking to be in anything serious right now for some reason**

i’ve never gone dis long w/o a mate. hmmm. something is definitely up!

Beautiful ♥ is not really in a Vegas mood now!

January 18th, 2010
3:10 pm

@SC
ha! so i was right. hehe. i like when i’m right! how are you planning on repairing this hiccup?

Beautiful ♥ is not really in a Vegas mood now!

January 18th, 2010
3:13 pm

i hope he’s not taking this as a red flag.

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
3:13 pm

Hey, Angie. Not really anything for special me to do. Except keep being who I am and doing what I normally do.

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
3:14 pm

SC – just a few observations from someone(me) in the Peanut Gallery.
1.) As Men we sometimes translate statements (rightly/wrongly) that Women make. In our mind we dont always think you say what you mean and we take it from there. When our feelings are in play we tend to retreat into our comfortable space. Just talking about it doesn’t always make everything right in our eyes.
2.) Slow going may be the right thing. If you’ve already settled in for the long haul then this may just be the right thing for him. A non-issue sometimes turns into something bad with the whole ‘Just talk to me’ requests. He may not need to talk about it until he gets it right in his mind. Plus yall fell hard fast so slowing down could be a good thing for the long haul.
3.) Nukka dont need to be leaving anything at yo house no way. :lol:
Just my .02 from the Peanut Gallery.

Beautiful ♥ is not really in a Vegas mood now!

January 18th, 2010
3:17 pm

packing is a bi’atch! i bought this new mascara . . . loreal double extend. my sister uses it and she raves about it.

ok, so why did i stand in Walmart earlier looking at all the condoms like imma get busy this week with some ninja? smdh.

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
3:17 pm

I feel you on everything you said, WillieD. Well, he has certainly admitted to retreating. (And I can respect that.)

At this point, I’m not trying to force anything. Just adjusting to the shock to my system of the whole routine that our relationship had settled into being different for now.

Beautiful ♥ is not really in a Vegas mood now!

January 18th, 2010
3:21 pm

**yall fell hard fast** i hate when i do that!

czBrat

January 18th, 2010
3:35 pm

SexyC, how long were you single before the current s/o? do you think you were bothered more because he did not clear it with you before bringing his things to your place or because he was getting too comfortable too soon?

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
3:43 pm

Neither of those were the real issue. It goes back to what I said to him when he first started staying over – that I didn’t want to live together by default. That if we were to live together that it would be a conversation that we had and a joint decision made based on the direction that our relationship was headed.

Because I had lived with someone before and I am not ever again going to live with someone that we did not have definite, fairly immediate plans to marry.

It had been nearly two months since he’d spent more than a night or two at his place. So, he took my rather light hearted question about whether or not he’d moved in to mean that I didn’t want his things at my apartment and that he was there too much.

czBrat

January 18th, 2010
3:54 pm

has he answered your question? does he want to talk about living together and plans to marry, or is he just leaving it at ‘nevermind’?
i know you said you’re ok because you’re in it for the long haul, but how would you like to see things go from here? do you want to talk about moving in or just give him time to get over the misunderstanding and get things back to the way the were?

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
4:01 pm

We have talked around the issue since then. While we have discussed marriage as an abstract concept that we agree that it is something we both want and are ready for, we have not discussed it as a definite for us as a couple, more of an understanding that it’s the direction that the relationship is headed.

At this point, we are both more into getting over the misunderstanding and getting back the sense of security in our relationship that took quite a hit (on both sides).

Willie Dynamite

January 18th, 2010
4:04 pm

SC – Better question, Has this affected anything in the ship other than maybe him not leaving things at your house or spending the night as frequently?

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
4:05 pm

I will say this though – I’m still learning him and how he reacts in situations. And if his method of dealing with things is taking his ball and going home…well, then…..maybe he’s not ready after all.

And that’s something that I have to seriously consider about moving forward.

Miss SexyCool

January 18th, 2010
4:08 pm

Not really. Things had been a bit ackward for about a week or so, but now, we are settling into a different routine – that I am getting used to.

czBrat

January 18th, 2010
4:10 pm

seems like it really was an overreaction (as opposed to doubt). your ability to work your way back to a secure relationship says a lot. it’s a growth opportunity for both of you.