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Dating a writer was one of my bigger relationship snafus—his ego often made our duo a trio.
My spouse is a reader but not a writer, so though he has literary knowledge, he is what I call an Innocent Bystander: while he wisely dwells in the science world, he has the arduous task of being involved with a woman in a crazy-pants profession.
When people ask me what type of research, I reply, “Science research? ” Being in a relationship doesn’t mean you have to understand every nuance of the other person’s job.
The only requirement is that you both respect that what the other one does is important.
If they are more successful than you, you will, at least on some level, be jealous. One person using the relationship as material is problematic enough.
Then we’re like sleep-deprived toddlers who are fighting what we need the most. We Aren’t Plotting to Kill You In the age when a computer’s history can be used as evidence in court, it’s dangerous to be a writer. Until We Are Most days we are functional, intelligent, focused people. Until the dark shadows of disappointment or anxiety overcast everything else. Her recent publications include The Best Women’s Travel Writing, Toasted Cheese, Kansas City Voices, East Coast Literary Review, Copperfield Review, Necessary Fiction, The Review Review, and Brain, Child.
If you're dating a writer, or crushing on one, it's important for you to be prepared for these things.
They might not be handwritten, but they will be everywhere.
And he doesn’t flinch when I’m working on a project and become the Angst Monster I was a few weeks ago.
Sadly, not everyone who ends up loving a writer is as well prepared.