Things Men Have Said To Me #17

We’d recently starting seeing each other but things had moved quickly in the relationship. Although young, he was an attorney as well as a volunteer firefighter.

HIM (informing): “My job comes first and the fire department comes second.”

(I had a pretty good idea his Mama was third in line; my number wasn’t looking promising.)


17 thoughts on “Things Men Have Said To Me #17

    1. writerinsoul Post author

      Quite right on both counts. “Down the line” ultimately wasn’t all that far off either, it turned out. All these years later, it’s that pecking order that still galls!


  1. Angie Mc

    How confused can a culture be? And rude? Sheesh. Here’s what the poor dude should have said, “You are my number 1. Can we build a life where my work and volunteering will add something wonderful to that?”



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