Cleo's Dating Blog

Your Square Peg Is Just Not Fitting.

Posted on: July 24, 2012

As far as I understand, when something does not fit well, you have two choices: shove it in OR give up. I tend to practice both philosophies in my life, mostly out of curiosity.

Sometimes you meet a cute boy and he asks for your phone number. It is new and exciting until he decides to text you for the first time at 3am saying, “Wanna make out?”. Square peg may not even be screwed in properly.

Other times you meet an average looking boy and he surprises you with wit and charm. You have lots of fun together and special exchanges of butterflies. Then you start to think that maybe what you wanted was a triangular peg after all.

You can change your mind all you want, but a triangle is not comfortable inside a circle.

Sometimes you can find bedazzled square pegs. These fancy ones are fun to keep around for entertainment purposes but does not necessarily make them fit better.

Other times you meet square pegs with round edges and it’s such a close match! Attraction, conversation, and availability. Yet something is missing that you can not explain.

And then one day you do find a circle peg! What a rush.

But sometimes the circle peg is not done meeting square holes.

And the cycle begins again.

The good thing is that this time you know how to recognize a circle from a square and you know that trying to make a square fit or trying to make a triangle appealing is just effort without results.

If you are really lucky, then you now also have the experience to realize that all these pegs can not do anything to change your shape, what fits you best, and what you deserve.

To summer flings and more,

Cleo

 

 

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2 Responses to "Your Square Peg Is Just Not Fitting."

On September 16 at The Roxy there will be a gathering of pegs of all shapes and sizes called Rhythm & Soul for Relief-II to benefit Operation USA. On August 16 there is an even better collection closer to Cleo’s demographic at Operation USA, more about which we can discuss.

It took me awhile to figure out what I wanted in a relationship. A lot of failures and more. But all those crazy failures got me to a good woman. Cheers to all those shitty square pegs!

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