Hard for the money

So, yesterday, I got a massage.  From a different guy.  From a different cute, straight guy.  It was a very different experience.  More effective, I think… probably because I didn’t spend the whole time on the table wondering if he was flirting with me.  He wasn’t.  It was very professional.  There were a few seconds where I thought, “hey, that feels really good” but I think that’s just the nature of a shoulder massage.

Did I get a massage from someone else purely for the sake of comparison?  Mmmyeah kinda.  Well, that and I’m hoping at some point if I get enough massages the tightness / stress etc. that lives in my shoulders will be more manageable.  I also forgot that I had referred a friend to Tom for a massage.  From the sound of things, it was a different experience for him, too.

My conclusion is that, yes, Tom was in fact flirting with me.  And how do I feel about that?  Still not sure.

Ok, Honey Badger still don’t give a shit.  But the rational part of my brain does, and I don’t know how I feel because I’m pretty sure I feel that it’s a little inappropriate.

And here’s the part that’s even harder to admit.  Once I felt pretty confident that he had been flirting with me, I reached out to him via social media.
Yup, not sober.  Nope, not proud.

Anywho, I’ve gotten nothing for a response.  So, now I’m feeling really silly, possibly a little duped, and assuming that he flirts with most of his female clients.  Probably for tips.  But here’s the thing: I tipped not-flirty guy just as much yesterday, and the only thing that would really affect the tip would be a bad massage.  Andplusalso, if I had to guess, he’s going to get himself in trouble at some point.

So, time for a new MT (but I already knew that).  Maybe, uh… maybe I should stick to female ones. 😛

And, on a different note, I just wanted to reiterate that single parenting is really freaking hard.  I took Emma to her first Easter Egg hunt this weekend.  By myself.  I felt like she was the only kiddo there without both Mom & Dad present, and there were a fair number of grandparents etc. there too.  It was an… adventure to wrangle her at the hunt all by myself.  But I’m glad I did it.

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Oh, and Seth brought me flowers yesterday, for Easter.  Dub Tee?  (Yes, that’s as in: WTF)  If I had to guess, he bought some for his girlfriend, and they were two-for $something.  It’s a nice thought and whatnot.  But I’m just a little confused, I guess.

P.S. I should be getting the final draft of my divorce papers real soon now.  Yay.  Or something.

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One thought on “Hard for the money

  1. Too easy to reach out on social media these days & easy to regret later😳 Been there; done that. Hugs flowers from Seth? Hmm? I can’t imagine having raised the boys as a single mom. Wow! Tough stuff. I’m not sure what would be worse. Realizing we’re not going to remain a family shortly after the birth or as time goes by & I’m more invested in him & the “dream” of us being a family:(

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