Without a paddle dating
Besides getting the "all clear here" after getting poked and probed, you get the mood questionnaire.Good news for me: no depression, just complete exhaustion, which is seriously no joke. When I came home, I told Bobby the doctor ordered us to date more.
The theory is that their brain mistook their heightened state of anxiety for sexual excitement.
My doctor actually felt bad for me that my little bundle of colic was getting up every hour starting at 1 a.m. The doctor felt so bad she was shaking her head and also yawning like what I had was contagious. She thinks people with a lot of children must go on dates once a week. The truth is when you come home with a newborn and you have kids at home, you put you and your spouse on the back burner.
One thing that the doctor ordered that I thought was super cool was to date my husband. She actually (out of nowhere) said, "Now that you have four children, you will be engulfed with living for them. Babies need constant attention and your room becomes the baby's nursery for the first few months.
“This is why some speed dating research has found that the person who sits and is approached is typically more liked than the one who rotates around the room.” Make an effort to get to your meet-up ahead of time, order a drink and relax.
If nothing else, it will be a much more pleasant way to start a first date. Ditch your comfort zone Talking about your biggest insecurities, hopes and regrets might sound more like fodder for a therapy session than a first date.