Ruining a friendship by dating

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One general manager calls it the "Tinderization of the NBA.""Tin-der-i-za-tion," he repeats, "like the dating app. And lifestyle judgments aside, the NBA road life is simply more efficient -- and less taxing -- when there aren't open hours spent trolling clubs."It's absolutely true that you get at least two hours more sleep getting laid on the road today versus 15 years ago," says one former All-Star, who adds that players actually prefer Instagram to Tinder when away from home. team breakfast in a hotel conference room the morning of the game can now log seven or eight hours of z's and still enjoy a tryst.

No need to go to the clubs all night anymore."Indeed, various apps have done for sex in the NBA what Amazon has done for books. Thanks to direct messaging and texting, some NBA players even arrange to have keys left at the front desk so dates can be inside the room when a player arrives at the hotel.

It’s not a stretch to say that dating is something of a contact sport.

To be honest with you, I don’t have a great number of friends, but the couple wonderful friends that I do have, I know are true. There are MANY things that make a good friend, and those are just a few.The days of falling asleep wrapped up in each other's arms, taking showers together, or even brushing your teeth with his arms around your waist are over. Remember when you were dating and you'd bat your eyelashes and say "no biggie" when he spilled a beer on your designer flats? Those "I'm too pretty to poop" pretenses are long gone. You snap at each other over stupid things, like whose turn it is to walk the dog or pick up the dry cleaning. Having a night in relaxing is okay sometimes, but if this is your six- or seven-night-a-week routine, there's no spice! "For example, the woman is wearing a sheer top and instead of saying something like, "Oh hey, look at you...!Now, it's more like, "Babe, can you shut the door when you pee? Your vibrator is getting action, as is his favorite porn site — but your actual bed? This kind of taking-each-other-for-granted bickering is a sure sign that you feel comfortable enough with your husband-buddy to be kind of a jerk to one another. " and making a move to become physical, the man might say, "Oh, I can see your bra.Much as the NBA dating scene has become streamlined, so has jet travel.In many cases, teams on a back-to-back used to take the first commercial flight out on the morning of the second game. You knew you were staying overnight, but you were also at the airport at in the morning."Often, guys wouldn't go to bed before then.As you know, we all go through bullying, fights, drama at school, struggles at home, breakups and much more. A good friend makes it clear that they care about you.

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