Our kids attend some of the same activities, and we’ve enjoyed chatting while they harass their various coaches. First base is hanging out while your kids are in activities together. I usually throw in a snort laugh right around here. If you answer that with any kind of trauma, I’m a-gonna pull it right back together for another mash up, breathe some words of encouragement into your ear, then pull back for some heavy eye contact. If this sounds appealing to you, click the “hug me” button on the right for some digital love.) Fourth base is hanging out without the kids.
You make encouraging comments about each others’ kids as they scream hysterically and hit each other with kick boards and pretend light sabers. (Upon reading this, my husband informed me, “Who are you kidding? You go for full frontal hugging on first base.” So I’m a hug-slut.
So from the home plate, the batter needs to claim the first base first by touching it, then the second, then the third before the opponents do the same by getting the ball there.
For the visual-oriented among us, here’s a graphic (adapted from XKCD’s complex version): I can understand that a country little love for baseball might be confused by this metaphor system. However, some people in China have picked it up, but in the process changed the system: 4.
I like to go ahead and act a little weird on first base, just to give them a taste for where they’re headed if they stick with me. ” Second base is a park play date outside of scheduled activities.
I’m terrible at small talk, so if I survive this phase with another mom, then I know she’s either desperate for a friend or really into me. At this point, you’re hanging out because you want to and you set it up ahead of time.
A man and woman are talking; she's sitting on the back of a chair with her feet on the seat, and he's sitting on the floor facing her. Woman: So how far did you get with her? Then down the 50-yard line, and right past her ten-pin. Here’s everything you need to know about relationship bases and the baseball metaphors for sex. It’s more like testing the waters with a little fun kissing session.]]