As told by Keni Michelle
“Oh no he didn’t!” If only he could see my face right now.
But he had, and he always does.
I have to admit, with this one, I have broken my own rules. I think it may be the fact that I can bounce a quarter off his behind or his passing resemblance to my favorite singer.
Allow me to introduce my broke ass non-boyfriend!
We met on some dating website. We met at the train station near his house for our first date. I was struck by his ease of jumping into my car and asking for a hug. No visible signs of uneasiness. Just a wide smile revealing my weakness, a full set of pearly white teeth. We head off to walk a nature trail near the shoreline. I took pictures of the city across the water and breath in deep refreshing of salty sea air. I felt relaxed and rejuvenated with budding excitement for a new man in my life. Our first kiss was on a tower overlooking the bay. Sweet and perfect with no tongue.
He was so charming and relaxed. My ride into work started with a text, “Good Morning” and few pleasant texts throughout the day. Eventually, the texts got a bit more risqué. I wasn’t opposed because he’s pretty hot.
We begun spending a lot of time with one another. But he was so guarded. The simple questions often went unanswered. I didn’t question. I figured he was someone I would have to earn trust from.
As our relationship became more physical, I discovered he had a penchant for being dominant. And I was into it. I mean, it was something I wasn’t used to. I never let go. I never give up control.
I had the broke version of Christian Grey. Hey, I wasn’t going to get fancy things, but I was up for a different experience.
Unfortunately, I soon discovered his dominance wasn’t only about the bedroom. He was dominant about everything. What we did. How we did it. And finally, he started to believe that I owe him for his “services”. Or at least that’s how I interpreted it.
But when this fool asked me for a new iPhone, I begun to question whether he was crazy or I had given him too much already.
With every dating experience, there is a lesson. Mr. 50 Shades of Broke is just that. Not only financially, but emotionally. Expecting that a relationship that is purely physical to pay off is the thought of a broken person.