Saturday, February 7, 2009
How to keep up the romance when you can't keep your eyes open...
While I've been busy with real life and last-minute work (fourteen and eighteen-hour days are a killer on a deadline), I'm still thinking of romance when I can keep my eyes open.
But what can you do when you don't have time? When you get home at 3:30 in the morning and the kids get up at 7, and he's snoring away, having stayed up until late with a sick child?
My answer: tease.
Life doesn't always cooperate. Kids don't always cooperate. Murphy's Law rules supreme around here, so quite often romance and sex are placed at the end of the long line of emergencies that pop up.
But teasing... oh, so fun, so quick and so sexy! A quick e-mail to let him know I'm thinking of him. A little text message reminding him of his favorite piece of my lingerie. A naughty little phone call just as he's leaving for lunch -- walking out of his office, but still surrounded by co-workers and he can't say anything back. I just know his face is red and his libido piqued... I just love being naughty. My sweetie has this cute, embarassed laugh when I catch him off guard that really gets my juices flowing.
Teasing helps to remind us that some time soon we'll find that stray moment where the kids aren't screaming, the teenager isn't asking for money, and the rest of the world can slip away for a little while as we create our own paradise.
Got a second? Tease away!
Posted by Cassidy McKay at 3:36 AM