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When I read "I need to find a dating app where people can find other people who like to sit on the other couch, stare at their own laptop, and mind their own damned business.That person will enjoy being interrupted by giggling and/or overly-loud laughter at random articles. They will want to be read parts out loud, but not entire articles." I felt such gratitude for my husband of 50 years who is sitting, working on his laptop in the next room, while I work on mine (we can see each other) who is most likely to interrupt me with a "damn" when the computer malfunctions, but will also read out loud (but not whole article) or let me read out loud as well. And we both giggle when the dog's snores get so loud we can both hear her. He also ticks a good number of the other boxes as well. So don't hate me for being so lucky (smile) but thanks for the list, will remind me not to get irritated with his habit of letting paper and books pile up on the table, which makes dusting difficult.

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

Sooo, how do we retrofit this?? Is there a break glass in case of emergency kit for those already married?

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

Thinking, thinking...which I rarely do. I act. But now, I am just...thinking.

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May 25Liked by Marjie Alonso

Just finished my Cap'n Crunch finished with Frosted Flakes.

and am practicing homelessness but still in training.

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Apr 1Liked by Marjie Alonso

For a lot of this (finances and genitals aside), you and I would be a match! (And I am eating a huge amount of something with lots of sugar as I write this.)

Not sure I could be with a golfer again. I was once dating two men simultaneously. One loved to golf, the other loved making fun of it, as I did. I had to consciously remind myself which was which when the subject came up in conversation.

I used to be horrified at the idea of separate bedrooms. Now my ideal is the three couples I know who have either 1) separate suites with their own bathrooms, sharing only a kitchen, living room, and finished basement; 2) the couple who live in separate apartments in the same doubledecker, or 3) separate houses altogether in adjoining towns, though they are legally married. I'd go for any of those situations, with #2 probably being my top choice. I don't like sharing kitchen space. Someone we both know once improvised a song that began, "Get out my damn kitchen, boy!"

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Mar 31·edited Mar 31Liked by Marjie Alonso

This one really got a good chuckle from me... there will be nobody on this app who sees camping as anything but practicing homelessness for no good reason. We camp in an RV which is basically a tiny home!

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Mar 29Liked by Marjie Alonso

I'm just wondering if Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs comes in a wine version?

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Mar 29Liked by Marjie Alonso

Ooh, I like the promising candidate in blue. (Ideal male partners must and should wear blue shirts.) He’s big and burly enough to intimidate the honey-mouthed scheister who fucked up my roof for a lot of money. But he must shed some weight so he can get up the roof to see where it’s been fucked up and why it’s leaking. I’ve done my share crawling the whole corrugated metal expanse. It’s in his own interest to have a dry lap. And laptop.

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

Ha! An excellent list! You did forget to include breathing. I get annoyed when a SO breathes in my space. (Yes I am single now after I got rid of the SO who couldn’t learn to leave space in the mug for milk when pouring my tea…the struggle was real.)

Please let me know when you’ve launched the app.

Also I believe that men want a female who is pox free but also half their age. So I think that needs to be included in the equation there.

This all really needs to be contained in a book.

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

LOVE this Marjie!

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20,000 volts isn't always fatal.

Sugar in green tea should be.

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

Love it and need to try that tea.

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

Another classic!

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

LOL, Marjie!!!! One of your best!!!!! Just perfect!!!!!!!!

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

Wonderful, as always, and since my peculiar second child can find an equally but differently peculiar partner online, your idea has wheels.

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Mar 28Liked by Marjie Alonso

Marjie, I think you and I are actually the same person in two different bodies. Luckily, my wife is very much like your dream partner, so it works out very well for us.

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