@Mira I can't like this comment enough.
I love this ad, but would never use such a service because they don't send o.b., and those are the only acceptable tampons in my book.
There is something in my eye
Thanks for this. With all you've said about the retreat, I hope to be up for it in a couple years. I just started learning to ski and am entirely in my own way as a jock who is just fucking terrified of that shit. Ski school in a real ski place helped a lot, but I have a long way to go/many more ski schools I think until I am comfortable with being around people I know while skiing.
One of my biggest problems is that I turn into a big baby if my husband is there - what is up with that? I can fake confidence by myself and let my overthinking/fear go a bit, but when he took me down a run he was convinced I could do, I fell apart big time and hated myself and hated him for not realizing something very easy to him was still terrifying to me.
@The Lady of Shalott I agree there is some of the old weirdness I miss, but I am on the defensive about your dismissal of the "alone in" series, because I love it and also because it is pretty easy to decide someone else is being culturally imperial based on extremely limited information. And going to another culture means you're going to be a little ignorant and you might do the wrong thing at some point, but that doesn't make you a bad person for traveling. Travel and freedom of movement around the globe is a big privilege, but that doesn't preclude it from being interesting & worth reading about.
@gnar haha! "my current husband." I heart this. & also was overwhelmed with who to pick for my work crush when I started working somewhere with more than 5 people aka CUTE MEN. So I picked a crush at the gym instead. My current husband remains my no. 1 crush though.
This series is the best thing.
@cuminafterall ha ha link jinx! Except I did it almost 2 hours later... the dude's response was so annoying! Hopefully LW 1 finds the goodness of APW and is like "Oh, there are people who will take my relationship issues more seriously."
@Emby I only opened this out of reader to say:
HEY LW 1, FOR A LESS GLIB ANSWER (really, a married dude? i know you are going on limited info from the LW but your response was like... ew to me.) Ask Team Practical yesterday addressed a similar situation. The comments section is also tremendous. A lot of people are dealing/have dealt with one partner not wanting marriage when the other one does.