These are the problems you read about in veteran tell-alls of every sort.
We had a decent amount of freedom and I figured I'd get a little dating in.
If I do decide to take it, that’s a call I need to make about 90 minutes in advance. Consummating a relationship often felt to me like christening a vessel — a solemn, important rite — and any sailor can tell you what an ill omen it is when that bottle of champagne gets tossed against a hull and doesn’t break.
To find a hard-won connection with someone and not be able to share or satisfy their intimate desires is a special kind of distress.
Now if you'd gone to prison for 4 years after beating up a man who'd been abusive and given you cause for PTSD, then there's a correlation.
I was hemmed up along with my NPD ex for aggravated assault on my lardlord.
As the waitress picked up the check, my date invited me back to her place. I still didn’t think anything was going to happen until we were going to settle in to watch a movie and she changed her clothes right in front of me.