All of this is nice and all, but...
I don't want, nor could ever accept being wanted on the condition that I'm needed. I want and could only accept being needed on the condition that I'm wanted.
Ok... off my Carry on!
I agree, Victor! I used to say that to a former boyfriend all the time.
A little story - not important - but the postings made me think about it...
A neighbor's cousin came to clear out her house and bring all of her things back to one of the Carolinas for her. He wanted to move her closer to him. After three days of sorting, packing and lifting, he told me that not one man on the street came over to help him. They stopped by to chat or tell him what they thought he should do with this or that, but not one muscle or hand was offered to him. Conversely, every female neighbor came by to help him with something (sorting, packing, lifting and/or moving). Of course, this was southern California, and we're a little more independent here. He said that if he had been back home at least five men would have showed up to help him - probably different ones on each day.
What's a girl to do? I often offer to help my neighbors, but not vice versa. So, I hire a handyman. Chelle