Dating Sheldon Cooper

| Vancouver, BC, Canada | Dating, Hall of Fame

(I have been dating my boyfriend for a few months and want to tell him how I am feeling. My boyfriend is doing a PhD in math and is extremely, painstakingly accurate about everything.)

Me: “You make me really happy. I’ve really enjoyed the time we’ve been spending together. I feel really strongly about you.”

(My boyfriend nods and smiles. I wait expectantly for a response, but he just looks confused.)

Me: “Well? Don’t you feel the same as I do?”

Boyfriend: “No.”

Me: “What! Why not?”

Boyfriend: “Well, I feel analogously to what I perceive to be the way you feel. Since I am not you, and therefore cannot experience your feelings directly, I cannot say that I feel the same as you do because I can never know exactly how you feel. I feel that what I understand you to be describing as your experience is something that I agree with and relate to, but it would be inaccurate to say that I ‘feel the same’.”

1 Thumbs
1,935
VOTES
COMMENTS

Similar Stories

You Had Me At Edo (I'm on a first date with a guy and he takes me to a festival in Japan-town. We're watching the para...
LGBTQAJ… (My boyfriend and I were just leaving the gym after a strenuous ab workout routine that I designed. ...
Children Start With The Breast Intentions (I am eating with my girlfriend. There is a family of four at the table on the other side of us. I n...
Don’t Stick The Light Saber In Your End-o Girlfriend: *whispering in my ear* "Talk nerdy to me." Me: "I want you like Han Solo wants Leia's...

Comments

comments