The Food Quiz
You can tell a lot about a couple by watching them
eat a meal. For people who are very close, a meal
is an occasion to connect. Take the following quiz
to find out how you and your partner fare:
1. When you are out to dinner with your
a. Share food by feeding your partner with your
b. Feed your partner with your fingers.
c. Let your partner dip his fork in your food
and take a bite.
d. Don't share food with your partner.
2. If a little sauce is on your partner's
mouth during dinner, you:
a. Wipe off your partner's face with your
b. Tell your partner he has sauce on his mouth
and lick his face seductively.
c. Verbally tease your partner that you will use
your tongue to lick off the sauce, but don't
actually do it.
d. Don't say a word because you know he'll
eventually wipe it off.
3. After dinner, when it's time for desert,
a. Share one desert using two forks, possibly
feeding your partner one bite off your fork.
b. Use one fork to feed each other
c. Maybe have just a bite of your partner's
dessert but order a cappuccino and enjoy his
company and more conversation.
d. Skip desert and head home because you're out
of things to say to each other or you have things
to do at home.
Scoring this test is very simple. All you have
to do is count up how many a's, b's, c's, and d's
you have. The category with the most like letters
is the one that your relationship falls into.
Mostly A's: New Love
If most of your answers fell into this category,
then your relationship is still in the early stages
of blossoming love. It's like a new flower; it's
fresh, beautiful, untainted, and yearning to be
picked. Meals are a reason to spend time together.
They are a chance to be physically and
conversationally close to each other. This is also
a time when you are on your best behavior and a
little uncertain of the commitment. Eating a meal
together is done more in an innocent manner rather
than acting out lustful impulses to demonstrate
your affection for your partner. Basically, each
partner sticks to his own plate and holds hands
through the meal or shares a light kiss or two at
Mostly B's: Lustful Love
This category is what poets write about and
artists paint. It's the passionate core of love.
You move into this stage when you begin to feel
confident that your romantic feelings are mutual.
This is the time when you want to devour every
aspect of your partner: his words, his meals, his
touch, his soul, his mind, everything. This is when
you experience an inability to concentrate, sleep,
or eat. It's when you feel that you can't be away
from each other for more than a minute. Eating
takes on a sensuousness as you hand-feed your
partner, clean his fingers with your tongue, and
use food more as finger paint than a consumable
Mostly C's: Comfortable Love
This category is the ideal category, so be happy
if you are here. You and your partner have a close,
strong bond to each other. After moving past
category B, you eat because you're hungry. The two
of you are still playful with each other, but it
isn't as blatantly sexual as before. Now you are
more aware of your surroundings, so you are more
careful about your suggestiveness. At the table,
you still sit close, but not so close that it
restricts you from your eating.
Mostly D's: Red Alert Love
If your quiz score landed you in this category,
then you should be concerned. The closeness you
once felt for your partner just isn't there
anymore. During meals, you don't touch each other,
you don't share food, and the conversation has died
down. Dining together is no longer a bonding
experience, but a time to fill your stomach because
it's hungry. In the process, you are neglecting to
feed your love. The only way to get out of this
category is to include the behaviors specified in
the C choices.
Don't lose hope if you didn't score as high as
you would like to. This is not a pass-fail exam,
it's more of a practice test for your real-life
relationship. And guess what? You've lucked out,
because this book contains the study material to
help you pass the test with your partner.
© 2010 ExpertDatingAdvice.com
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