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Romantically Challenged

Romantically Challenged is a new show that will be premiering this month on ABC, starring Alyssa Milano, of all people!   I’m sorry but it is awfully hard to believe that Alyssa Milano is romantically challenged in any way.  Nonetheless,  I’m curious to see the “romantic challenges”  her character faces on the dating scene in this show.

After all of my misadventures (and yours too) I probably could serve as a consultant for the writers of this show.  I definitely have had those moments when I feel romantically challenged.  Just when I think I have found a dating groove (not as sexy as it sounds, believe me), I hit a snag with men.  Either I choose the wrong type or get confused by mixed signals.  That’s when I pretty much check out on the relationship angle altogether.

Maybe we are all challenged in some way though, right? (RIGHT!?)  I can recall a couple of exes that seemed pretty clueless about navigating a relationship.  It was exhausting at times! I didn’t want that role and the dynamics of this kind of a relationship is pretty awkward.

Do you know how uncomfortable it is explaining to a grown man that just because he ticked me off doesn’t mean I want him out of my life altogether?  Have you ever dated someone who needed to be guided about the inner workings of a relationship?

What do you think you learned from the experience? What did you learn about yourself?

What do you think makes you romantically challenged? If you are lucky enough to have it all figured out, please enlighten the rest of us.

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SlimCoo-Coo

April 6th, 2010
3:16 pm

“Oh, Slothy. I may have been bad. I may have kept you chained up in that room but it was for your own good.You remember that song I used to sing to you? You were little back then? Rock-a-bye baby on the tree top. When the wind blows the cradle will rock. When the bough breaks the cradle will fall… ”

“FALL!

‘No! I only dropped once..Well, maybe twice. No Sloth! Put me down!”

Try your hand at that one. lol

Leggs

April 6th, 2010
3:17 pm

@ i’m swiss ~ :shock: :lol: :shock: :shock:

I am whatever you say I am

April 6th, 2010
3:17 pm

Older the berry, the sweeter the juice.
Man, it’s the blacker the berry, the sweeter the juice.
Yeah, well she blacker than a mofo too.

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:18 pm

Jules: Normally, both your as*es would be dead as f*cking fried chicken, but you happen to pull this sh*t while I’m in a transitional period so I don’t wanna kill you, I wanna help you. But I can’t give you this case, it don’t belong to me. Besides, I’ve already been through too much sh*t this morning over this case to hand it over to your dumb ass.

Leggs

April 6th, 2010
3:18 pm

All of you are scaring me!!!

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:19 pm

Slim, that is the Goonies. To easy

I am whatever you say I am

April 6th, 2010
3:19 pm

Enter your comments here

DreamsMaterialize

April 6th, 2010
3:19 pm

‘No! I only dropped once..Well, maybe twice. No Sloth! Put me down!”
Goonies

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:22 pm

Pumpkin: The way it is now, you’re taking the same risk as when you rob a bank. You take more of a risk, banks are easier. You don’t even need a gun in a federal bank. I mean, they’re insured, why should they give a fu*k? I heard of this one guy, walks into a bank with a portable phone. He gives the phone to the teller, a guy on the other end of the line says, we’ve got this guy’s little girl, if you don’t give him all your money, we’re gonna kill her.
Yolanda: Did it work?
Pumpkin: Fu*king-A right, it worked. That’s what I’m saying. Knucklehead walks into a bank with a telephone! Not a pistol, not a shotgun, but a fu*king phone. Cleans the place out, doesn’t even lift a fu*king finger.
Yolanda: Did they hurt the little girl?
Pumpkin: I don’t know, there probably never was a little girl in the first place. The point of the story isn’t the little girl, the point of the story is, they robbed a bank with a telephone

Tazzee - 38 days til Mrs.

April 6th, 2010
3:24 pm

Afternoon Folks!

Discussion about Wise Diva’s ‘ticked-off’ statement proves men are from Mars…you know the rest.

I love Jennifer Hudson – think she has one of the best voices out there right now. I just hope her next album isn’t all over the place like the first.

Never been a movie line quoter

I got a dog this past weekend and I miss her when I come to work.

I wish I could just skip to May 15 – already married and on the plane. I’d be a nutcase for real if we were having a wedding…

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:24 pm

Try and figure out this one:

Lady: How would you like me to make your life a living hell?
Man: Well, I’m not really ready for a relationship, Lois, but thank you for asking. Hey, maybe I’ll give you a call sometime. Your number’s still 911? All righty then.

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:25 pm

What kind of dog?

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:27 pm

There’s no reason to become alarmed, and we hope you’ll enjoy the rest of your flight. By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?

SlimCoo-Coo

April 6th, 2010
3:27 pm

Dude: Ya got any soda?

Dude 2: One dollar.

Dude: Aw, c’mon, now! Look out for a brother, man, c’mon, yeah. Check this out: why don’t you let me get a sip for fifteen cents?

Dude 2: My cups cost more than fifteen cents!

Dude: All right, fck the cup. Pour it in my hand for a dime

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:27 pm

Does anyone on here have one of those cars that will park itself?

SexyCool

April 6th, 2010
3:29 pm

AW, Taz…a dog? So cool.
Let me know if you need me to sit him/her while you are out of town.

kimmie

April 6th, 2010
3:32 pm

Taz – What kind of dog? Is it a small one?

PrincessNik..T.G.I.F.Thank God I'm Fabulous

April 6th, 2010
3:32 pm

Ya’ll i just had a serious dating misadventure

they new guy is partial owner of an audio shop, so he asked me to stop by on my lunch break. No problem, we sit we chat we laugh then as i get ready to exit, he opens the office door and my most recent ex boyfriend is standing there inside the shop looking like OMG she really moved on

talk about a small d@mn world!

SlimCoo-Coo

April 6th, 2010
3:33 pm

Carlito – Superman?

RelldaRake

April 6th, 2010
3:33 pm

DreamsMaterialize

April 6th, 2010
3:34 pm

All right, fck the cup. Pour it in my hand for a dime
I’m Gonna Get You Sucka

Dude2: Look, you greasy haired, Jeri Curl wearin’… pay me and get the hell outta my store!

Dude: You got change for a hunnit?”

SlimCoo-Coo

April 6th, 2010
3:35 pm

kimmie

April 6th, 2010
3:35 pm

Princess – OMG!!! Priceless!

Tell us more!

Leggs

April 6th, 2010
3:37 pm

Always said dating in Atlanta is the same as traveling 285. Only a matter of time before everyone meets up and find out about each other.

PrincessNik..T.G.I.F.Thank God I'm Fabulous

April 6th, 2010
3:37 pm

Kimmie it was a surreal moment LOL

and the ex’s cousin was there and he had this look like OMG, i hope nothing happens i hope nothing happens LOL, I mean i spoke to the ex and the ex’s cousin I got nothing to hide. I just could not believe we all ended up in the same space at the same time.

DreamsMaterialize

April 6th, 2010
3:37 pm

he opens the office door and my most recent ex boyfriend is standing there inside the shop looking like OMG she really moved on
was this a set up or a coincidence?

Leggs

April 6th, 2010
3:38 pm

What movie did Chris Rock ask to buy a bone (one rib) cuz that’s all he could afford.

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:39 pm

Audio shop on the middle of the day, that is a heck of a coincidence.

AmazonRed™

April 6th, 2010
3:39 pm

my most recent ex boyfriend is standing there inside the shop looking like OMG she really moved on

It’s a set up!!! They know each other! :lol:

kimmie

April 6th, 2010
3:39 pm

Princess, I don’t have to ask, I KNOW you were looking good! Like a princess should!LOL!!!

SlimCoo-Coo

April 6th, 2010
3:39 pm

I bet she gives great helmet

Melo

April 6th, 2010
3:40 pm

@Princessnik?

so did u tell new dude that,’yeah,thats him who used to mine this claim??’

DreamsMaterialize

April 6th, 2010
3:40 pm

What movie did Chris Rock ask to buy a bone (one rib) cuz that’s all he could afford.
Same skit Slim referrenced. “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka”. Wayans brothers been putting it down for a long time. Took “Scary Movie” for them to really get recognized for what they had been doing the whole time.

PrincessNik..T.G.I.F.Thank God I'm Fabulous

April 6th, 2010
3:41 pm

DreamsM

was this a set up or a coincidence

I seriously doubt it was a set up on the part of the new guy. Now the other parties in the shop i can’t say for sure. However, I had already informed the ex that i had met someone, only because he tried to “sneak back in the back door” and i was not interested at all.

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:42 pm

PrincessNik..T.G.I.F.Thank God I'm Fabulous

April 6th, 2010
3:43 pm

@Kimmie of course i was, fresh pedicure and stilleto sandals ;)

@ Melo, no i didn’t tell him, but i probably will when i talk to him later

@ARed, I don’t think they know each other like that, and even if they did neither is the type to be discussing me like that in enough detail for the other to know who they were talking about.

SlimCoo-Coo

April 6th, 2010
3:44 pm

(In my gameshow voice) Correcto Carlito!! Let me show you what you’ve won…..this nifty egg beater, with a retail value of $3.59

AmazonRed™

April 6th, 2010
3:45 pm

@ARed, I don’t think they know each other like that,

Thinking and knowing are two different things. I’m sure it was a coincidence, but it’s just a little too convenient that on the ONE day you show up at the shop, your ex does too.

AmazonRed™

April 6th, 2010
3:47 pm

so he asked me to stop by on my lunch break

Interesting request… I think the current knows more about you than you think!!!

Your ex is indeed probably clueless tho. Til now. :lol:

DreamsMaterialize

April 6th, 2010
3:47 pm

“No you didn’t fail. I’m the one who was chosen to stop The Nothing. But I lost the Auryn, I can’t find my luck dragon, so I won’t be able to get past the boundaries of Fantasia.”

PrincessNik..T.G.I.F.Thank God I'm Fabulous

April 6th, 2010
3:47 pm

ARed that was exactly my thought what are the chances…but i will dig a lil deeper later

THE INFAMOUS DK AKA MR. THROWED

April 6th, 2010
3:48 pm

Carlito – My Fave movie of all time..

Say what one more time. I dare you MF say what one more time..

SlimCoo-Coo

April 6th, 2010
3:48 pm

“The way you deal with bullies – you take your right foot, bring it right up and catch him in his little p!ss pump…You aim straight, make sure he can’t use that thing for nothin’ but a flap to keep the dust out of his butt crack” :lol:

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:49 pm

Pulp Fiction :)

Ever seen Boondock Saints?

THE INFAMOUS DK AKA MR. THROWED

April 6th, 2010
3:49 pm

Princess – That was a setup.. Dude knew the business and just used you to rub it in his patnas face.. Like JR Ewing.. I gonna F your wife and then Im gonna run you outta town..

PrincessNik..T.G.I.F.Thank God I'm Fabulous

April 6th, 2010
3:50 pm

ARed the lunch invitation came about because last night during conversation he discovered that i work not far from the shop. up until that point he thought i worked somewhere altogether different. Not to mention he has a full-time job elsewhere.

THE INFAMOUS DK AKA MR. THROWED

April 6th, 2010
3:50 pm

Carlito – No I havent but I keep hearing about it..

Carlito

April 6th, 2010
3:50 pm

Tazzee - 38 days til Mrs.

April 6th, 2010
3:50 pm

We got a Rottweiler. She’s a cutie and I would post a picture if I had on on a picture sharing site. 6 weeks old.

Leggs

April 6th, 2010
3:50 pm

@DreamsM ~ thanks. I thought so, but wasn’t sure.