Sex and dating questions you wish you had answers to
What embarrasses you the most in front of other people?
If you had to choose one thing you were most passionate about, what would it be and why? Who are you most envious of—real or fictional—and why? Where is the most beautiful place on earth and why?
Seven years ago, on Saturday afternoon in Tulsa, OK, I strolled through a local Border’s Bookstore (that was a thing then) looking for answers to questions I had yet to identify.
I had just entered my 20’s and although nothing seemed terribly wrong, nothing felt quite right either.
So, get a cup of coffee or mug of eggnog and get to know your even more by asking him or her the following questions: 1. What is one thing you regret having done or not done in your life?
What was the name of the first person you ever had a crush on?
" I don't know who was more surprised—Benjamin, at my point-blank-range question, or me, with his response. " I said twice to let my affirming words soak into that growing boy's heart.
He looked me straight in the eye with a half-grin and said, "Funny you should ask. The big grin that made its way across his face told me he was proud he had done what was right.
If you could buy one material thing, and money was not an issue, what would it be?
" I paused for emphasis, not that the question needed any help.
Then I added, "You know, pornography—the kind of sleazy stuff curious boys pass around and look at?
I was overwhelmed with the questions 20-somethings face, Although I did not find all of my answers, I found a guidebook, source of hope and role model who would teach me how to navigate not only these questions, but the many others that would (and still do) pop up.
On the bottom shelf of the self-help section, sandwiched between books with overly optimistic titles and celebrity memoirs was by Christine Hassler.