At CM's birthday brunch on Sunday, five of us were talking on his patio. Henry gave an update on his ex-girlfriend who emotionally cheated on him, and is now in a long-distance relationship with another guy but still talks intensely to him. Rostam told us about his amazing first date with a woman last week, but the sparks are fading because she's too busy to hang out.
Me: "What's going to happen when we're all married and there's nothing juicy to talk about any more?"
Rostam: "There's always things to talk about at any stage: buying a house, having a kid, the kid going to school, parents' health problems, financial investments."
Me: "Those all sound incredibly boring to talk about."
Michael: "I'm with Niniane. Everything you just said sounds boring."
Lillers: [reassuringly] "Don't worry. I'm sure we won't all go into that stage at the same time."
Henry: "So you're saying that some of us will never find anyone to be with."
Lillers: "No, no."
Henry: "Then you're saying that by the time some of us are getting married, others of us will be getting divorced."
Me: [laughing really hard]
Henry: "I'm just making the implications explicit."