For males: What would you think if a woman/man sent you a rose & little love note?
He’s my former boss, but we were friends way earlier. We met at a networking event, and I’d become close to some in his immediate network.And on the other side of the coin...
How big is her husband?
Noooo. It turned out I did the right thing every time by warp 9'ing in the opposite direction. (Actually, I left one case out: looney toons.)You poor thing!
Yes, that sort of lifestyle is unappealing to me. I did realize there was some practical incompatibility. I’m not handing that much of my autonomy over ever again.Noooo. It turned out I did the right thing every time by warp 9'ing in the opposite direction. (Actually, I left one case out: looney toons.)
But back to your situation...
So,... you're reasonably sure you don't want to be the type of long term female companion he wants, but you find him physically desirable? OMG, too much thinking with your <ahem>. In another 10 yrs (or sooner) he'll probably need viagra.
Worse, you're thinking "[...] and ultimately later have HIM compromise [...]".
Aisle, altar, hymn??... Nuts. A truckload thereof.
[Seriously, I hope this helps.]
Do this. Don't overthink it. You can always get out later if it doesn't work, but you can't always get a second chance. It take two people to say yes, but only one to say no.Essentially, I have 2 options here:
1. Communicate with him that I do have a romantic interest (to sort of compensate for the mixed signals and coldness I give off these last few months) and ultimately later have HIM compromise that I have a career suited to me.