Marriage Versus A
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Now what you do and
what you want is entirely your business. I don't want to sound nosey
but I would like to draw a fine line between the kind of dating that
is involved in these two quests.
Of course we are all
grown up and so let us act like grown ups. Obviously in a casual
relationship we are looking for fun. And mind you, fun can have a lot
of connotations. So here the object of one's desire will obviously be
a person who is not inclined towards a serious relationship.
If both parties are of
the same view then it is well and good because they understand each
other perfectly and do not expect much from such a relationship. This
leaves no room for heartbreak.
It is when one party is
in for something more serious and the other party is into sheer
frivolousness that the problems start. So you should be absolutely
clear about what you are looking for from the start, and you should
make your intentions very clear to the other person.
At the same time you
should have no doubts about the intentions of the other person as
well. Remember, even if it is a casual relationship, there should be
mutual understanding at least about the nature of the
Of course, there is yet
another possibility where a casual relationship can blossom into
something more serious. But, again in such cases it is your instincts
that can help you identify what is good and what is bad.
No matter how strong a
person is, anyone can be taken for a ride or be taken for granted.
Being jilted is never a nice experience. So those of you who are
going in for a casual relationship, for heavens sake, be on your
guard! Marriage is altogether a different story but we will deal with