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Cuddle Buddy Season

September 29, 2010

Its that time of year folks. The leaves are turning colors, the sun is going into hiding earlier and the old boos have dusted off my phone number and are using it again. This past Saturday was the beginning of Fall but I didn’t need my calendar to tell me that. All I needed was to see the calls and text messages of several past boos. For me, it happens like clockwork every year. Since I never really end on bad terms per se with past suitors, they don’t see the harm in calling my phone. They know the least I’ll do is be cordial and if  I have selective amnesia the timing is right and I’m bored receptive, I’d actually consider going out with them again.

It all makes perfect sense if you think about it:

1. Its cold outside (unless you’re in hell, presently known as LA), so what better time than the fall to have a warm body around.

2. Warm tempartures mean less people are venturing outside so if you can’t meet someone new, you may as well go to what wasn’t completely broken right.

3. All guys think once they’ve been intimate with a lady, that they can get it anytime. Sorry my dear, us women have the power when it comes to revisiting the past.

If you want to take the lazy route this fall/winter cutty cuddle season, don’t half step. Do all those things you did in the beginning to get her attention. I know those times in the past when I did decide to revisit an old flame, it was because they reminded me why I started liking them in the first place. Frequent phone calls, planned outings and great conversation. Of course by the end of the season, around the end of January, they remind me again why it didn’t work out. Conveniently that’s right before Valentines Day. Mhmmmm. That’s another post for another time.

What say you Cereal Readers: Am I the only person who gets these calls the same time every year? Have you ever dated someone from your past again? How did it work out for you?

4 Comments leave one →
  1. September 29, 2010 10:51 am

    ah yes. cuddle buddy season. the best time of year.

  2. Mr. Fantastic permalink
    September 29, 2010 11:05 am

    See, what you don’t know, is summer and spring are like off-season training. You use these seasons to try to build a roster of worthy “cuddlers” as we’ll call them. As a Team Manager though, sometimes, you can’t find that franchise player. So you try to call a veteran outta retirement for one (or several) last hurrah(s).

    It makes perfect sense.

    • September 29, 2010 11:30 am

      I have a love and hate relationship with your response. We need another guest post from you asap.

      • September 29, 2010 1:54 pm

        lol@SiSi me too!

        I can’t say I ever really have this issue because my past knows exactly know where it needs to be and that is in the past.

        But I think your comment about people conveniently disappearing by V day is hilarious though.

        There was one time where I remained friends with an ex and we hung out just as much as we did as a couple but on a platonic level…as soon as we became official again though he reminded me why I dumped him in the first place.

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