Insights That'll Lead You Into Loving Me

According to a unique study, by the psychologist, Arthur Aron -- intimacy between two strangers can be accelerated by having them answer a particular series of personal questions... The concept (I believe in) is that shared vulnerability forms a bond.

Throughout this journal entry, I am inviting you to grow intimate with me, as I truthfully answer some of Dr. Aron's binding questions. Perhaps, when we meet, you'll reciprocate to me the pleasure of entering the rosy hued path, to loving the special individual you are...

Q: Given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?

A: Given the choice of anyone in the world, I would like to cook a delicious dinner for you dear reader: an impassioned, intelligent, cultured, established and generous gentleman as my dinner guest.

I would not want to share an evening with anyone less.

Q: What would constitute a "perfect" day for you?

A: A perfect day for me (rather simplistic), would consist of... Awaking fully rested, with sunshine pouring in from my bedroom window... Doing my morning workout... Enjoying delicious meals throughout the day... Appreciating some form of art -- whether it be a photograph, a film, words inside of a book, the thick noises of a vinyl, or nature as is... Having the opportunity to feel fulfilled by inspiring happiness... Intimacy with someone dear...

Q: When did you last sing to yourself? To someone else?

A: I sing to myself everyday. The last time I sang in front of others, was sometime ago in church.

Q: For what in your life do you feel most grateful?

A: I am living life. I feel most grateful for all of the remarkable connections I've made with other souls, and will continue to make within my lifetime. I am blessed to know some amazing people, and to have amazing life experiences.

Q: If you could change anything about the way you were raised, what would it be?

A: Having grown up, from the humblest of beginnings -- I personally understand how poverty can take away from the love a child receives from their caretakers. Poverty creates an uneasy environment, where all too often the last concern is expression of love.

Although, everything I've come from, contributes to all I have become -- I wish all parents began having children, once they were properly established, and prepared to give more of themselves if not all of themselves.

Q: If you could wake up tomorrow having gained any one quality or ability, what would it be?

A: I would wake up with the ability to speak all languages fluently... All the wonderful connections and experiences to be had...

Q: If a crystal ball could tell you the truth about yourself, your life, the future or anything else, what would you want to know?

A: I would want to know all about my future beautiful husband and kids... The beautiful lifestyle once my companionship days fade.

Q: What is the greatest accomplishment of your life?

A: The greatest accomplishment of my life to date, is that I live the way I want to live unashamed. It is all too easy to get caught up into everyone else's wants and expectations of you... I see no point in living precious life as a pretender or a follower, suppressing my own desires to take on someones.

Q: What do you value most in a friendship?

A: Honesty.

Q: What does friendship mean to you?

A: Kindred souls meant to support one another and ultimately grow together in this lifetime.

Q: What roles do love and affection play in your life?

A: Love and affection are the primary roles in my life. I am lead by love, and my desire to demonstrate affection. I am fortunate to live a lifestyle, where I express love and affection continually, as well as receive it.

Q: When did you last cry in front of another person? By yourself?

A: The last time I cried in front of another person, was when I was moved to tears at someones immense love for me... By myself, frequently. Far more gratitude tears, than sad.