“Commitment” [First published here.]
Within 1 week of meeting this person you realize that not only have you found your soulmate, but you’ve found your soulmate who likes to have sex 4 times a day in the bed, on the dining table, on the kitchen floor, in the changing rooms at Bloomingdale’s etc.
Within 2 weeks you’re already talking about moving in together.
Within 3 weeks you’re talking about having babies together.
Within 4 weeks you realize this person is a complete psychopath.
Within 5 weeks this person also thinks you’re a complete psychopath.
Within 6 weeks you’re sitting at a restaurant with an old friend who is giving you the “How come you only call me when you’re single” speech.
Last night I was in the West Village bar I drew that cartoon in, back in 1998. The cartoon ended up in the book…
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Hi Mr. “I wrote a book”: This is absolutely laugh out loud, spew milk (or chardonnay) through nose funny!!! The last sentence is classic!!!
If only week could just keep repeating week one.
Absolutely brilliant. I’ve been through that entire cycle more times than I care to remeber.
LOL, Hugh. Johnny, indeed!
*laughs* Oh my! Interesting how sex is so integral in that first week. Hmmm…