Basic training

You really should start dating again. I know some great guys. I could hook you up.”

“We’ve talked about this, I’m fine.”

Aren’t you lonely? You’re too young to be by yourself.”

“Just because I’m alone, doesn’t mean I’m lonely.”

Don’t you miss… you know?

“Sure, I miss… the intimacy, but I can’t…”

I can’t believe you’re being so inhibited. The sexual taboos of our 20s don’t apply now that we’re in our 50s.

“I’m not being inhibited, I’m being pragmatic. I don’t want to break in a new lover, and we won’t even talk about having to get naked!”

The 100 Word Challenge, a writing prompt created by Velvet Verbosity, takes a single theme to tell a story in only 100 words ~ no more, no less. This week’s theme is ‘Inhibited.’

Day 2030 Days of Shamelessness: talk about sex

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