Monday, December 08, 2008

FWB Update

My mom was in town last weekend, and I'll post about that soon. But since I'm in Chicago and can't post accompanying pictures, I thought I'd give my loyal readers an update on Friend-with-Benefits.

Throughout my week in Austin, over Thanksgiving, FWB called me everyday, at least once. My sister Jenn remarked, "He is SO your boyfriend." But I know he doesn't consider himself that.

I told him that I was going to go out with other guys, if I got any offers. Not directly in response to that, but soon after, he invited me to go with him for a day trip to Atlantic City. He knew I'd never been, and while I'm not as interested in gambling as he is, he also knew I would be intrigued by their spa.

After I returned from Austin, we drove to "AC," as I was told they call it. He entered a poker tournament and I explored. I had a lovely massage at the spa and tried out the jacuzzi and steam room. I met him for a late lunch (he got knocked out of the tournament), and he taught me how to play 3-card poker. It was fun. I kept even, and he won a couple hundred.

The next day, I wrote him a quick email, thanking him for the adventure. He said, (and I quote), "I really like where this is heading, Emily."

What?! WHERE is this heading? I don't know. For now, I just take it day by day.


Irish Parisienne said...

oh bejebus....

they really are such headwreckers aren't they!

Hope it works out the way you want it to :)

Working Kitten said...

Hi, I've been reading you for a few months but only just delurking due to this post! Just wanted to say I hope you get whatever you want out of your FWB relationship. I started one 4 years ago that was explicitly never going to be anything else, on both sides. Still not sure how it happened, but somehow through it all he became my boyfriend and now I hear him tell me how much he loves me every single day. You never know where these things are gonna end up.

Relax and enjoy, he may just surprise you. Oh, and FYI I love your writing :0)

Anonymous said...

Oooooo,Em! sounds probably made him realise he cares for you more then he thought,huh?

jman said...

Maybe he was listening to Joanie Mitchell's Big Yellow Taxi and had an epiphany. As to where this is heading? Why to the Elvis chapel in Las Vegas of course!

Emily said...

Irish Parisienne: Thanks. I'm still not sure how I want this to work out!

Working Kitten: Welcome! Thanks for your story and your kind words.

Auntie Norma: Who knows?

Jman: LOL! God, I hope not!