I watch a lot of Chopped. I am also in a relationship with this lovely man named Ben, who has a wonderfully creative and weird brain (sort of like mine, but full of a lot more Doctor Who references). A few days ago, we somehow started talking about how relationships are (ideally, actually) like an episode of Chopped…
First, you meet. And you know you need to get it together fast or this relationship will end. It’s like, clean up your apartment and stop being weird or
Then you start spending time together. But who actually is this person? What have you gotten yourself into?
You don’t know what’s happening. Hmm. It’s like when you see the “tiny ice cream spheres” in the basket and you’re like “Are you Dippin’ Dots? Are you?!”
But you’re smitten.
But then you get to know your person and oh my word, they’re annoying sometimes. (I.e. they’re a real human.) They do things, and you tell your friends stories that end with
They’re also a little weird, even though you both tried so hard to contain the weird from the beginning.
But every time they do something so predictably them, you have to hand it to them…
They’re great. And when you really think about it…
You’re in love!