But somehow Jake had it in his mind that by the power of his all-encompassing love I would simply no longer crave cigarettes. He gets on his motorcycle, revs the engine dramatically, and starts to drive away without a helmet. ” I offer to get his leather jacket and helmet out of my car where they were locked up, but he replies, “Don’t bother! I have also known guys with abusive mothers, alcoholic or addict mothers, distant and cold mothers or otherwise randomly imperfect mothers… One guy actually said to me, on a first date, that I should see his penis because it was really fantastic. As Damon points out, a woman’s dad is blamed for being too loving, not loving enough, distant, overly-involved, working too much, or not making enough money. Up until now we discussed the ends and outs of friends with benefits.And yet somehow you never hear a guy’s issues blamed on his mama. Let’s call him “Jake”, and we were a giant mess of drama, and about 85% of that drama was his fault (. One example of his ridiculousness centers around an evening we spent in Venice Beach with a bunch of friends. Now, I don’t know how many of you have driven in greater Los Angeles in the rain, but some people treat it as if pure liquid ice were falling from the sky and coating the roadways. But not a whole ton crazier than Damon’s “Jane”…I would never have thought to blame Jake’s craziness on Mommy Issues, though maybe I should have. Perfect Jake ended up cheating on me, with like ten different girls. No, the fact that she was fucking weird made her a weirdo. Don’t we all know guys and girls are equally weird? I personally have a habit of sending eight text messages in a row. Daddy issues didn’t cause your ex-girlfriend to break-up with you because she just couldn’t be with a guy who “liked her too much.” No, she couldn’t be with a guy who liked her too much because she was an asshole and an emotional nincompoop. We may often be weird in different ways, but we have equal potential for assholery.
I’ve also been featured on the Absolute Worship series. -Writing music that will get into people’s heads and bring a little more light in there. Besides, he asserts, everyone has a dad, (whether you know him or not) so it’s sort of like saying that you have Human Being issues. And it’s not your mom’s fault that you bite your own toe nails or that you chuck your cell phone across the room every time your girlfriend looks at another guy at the sports bar.