1. Who was your favorite cartoon character as a child?
2. What makes you cry?
Lots of things. I cry ridiculously easily over some pretty dumb stuff. Sad commercials, youtube videos about animal cruelty (can’t watch those anymore), romantic movies, my kid doing amazing things (recitals, concerts, performances, etc.). I cry when I’m extremely happy, when I’m scared, when I’m angry, when I’m sad.
I’m a crier.
3. What similarity between you and your significant other do you love?
We have a shared sense of inappropriate humor. We couldn’t tell the jokes we do or laugh at the things we do in public (openly). We are very non-PC and if anyone heard us they’d think we were complete assholes. And maybe we are. But we entertain ourselves…and each other…at the world’s expense…without them ever knowing it.
4. What characteristic do you admire in others that you feel you are lacking?
This is a hard one. I was going to say “confidence.” But I think one can be over-confident and that a measure of self-doubt and modesty is good. So I am probably plenty confident in most areas.
Then I was going to say “positivity.” But, again…I think one can be too optimistic, and I’d rather temper my optimism with a little pessimism from time to time, landing myself in the territory of realism.
So I guess I’d say, I wish I was more sensual. You know those people who just ooze sensuality? And it isn’t about appearance. It’s some core essence they exude that just smells so deeply of sexual confidence and earthy connection. If I had these qualities, the struggles I have in my marriage would be minimized (or even non-existent). I theorize in sensuality, I write about it, but I do not live it on a regular basis.
I guess we all need something to aspire to, eh?
5. If you could eliminate one thing from your daily schedule, what would it be?
Bonus: You can trade places with one person for a day, who would it be?
Is this like a “Freaky Friday” sort of thing? If so, I’d trade places with my husband. But only in the sense that I’d like to know what it’s like to be him all day, what he feels and thinks, how his body responds to things, what and when he desires, etc. I’d treat it like a research expedition.
But simply to “trade” places? Probably no one. I’m good right where I am, thank you. Besides, there’s a certain bliss in ignorance…I don’t really want to know what I’m missing out on. I could be all deep and say I want to trade places with some political figure or social justice warrior so I could learn something about humanity. Or I could trade places with the richest person in the world so I could be pampered and spoiled. But really, it wouldn’t make me happier or smarter or better in any way. It would just make me long for things I don’t have, which I already do enough of.