love #1

We choose mates because they like the same nouns we do — Mos Def, chocolate, Buddy Glass, dogs, politics.  Instead, we should choose mates because they like the same verbs — or, more importantly, because we employ the same verbs in the first-person singular, and now the first-person plural.  Intimacy is created not by shared desires, but by shared activity.  Life includes plenty of nouns, but is composed of verbs.

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“Just ’cause some cute girl likes the same bizarro crap you do, doesn’t make her your soulmate.”

(5oo) Days of Summer

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2 thoughts on “love #1

    • Sadly, in my relatively short period of dating (8 years or so), I’d disagree. :( If you both like reading and history class, your romance is likely to get boring, fast. Not that I know from firsthand experience, or anything…

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