Not the first time I have been told I am intense.  More often I am told the first little while talking to a new girl I am very intense.  The only thing that I can come up with is that the new relationship energy (NRE) is so high that it is like a drug.  It consumes you.  Takes over your world and you can’t get enough of it.  Like any drug it wears off.  The problem is that there is no time frame and everyone is different.

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NRE is real and better than alcohol

Three days. It took three days and it was all a blur. My new girl who I will call Red took me a New Relationship Energy (NRE) high.  This is the feeling of someone new. Exciting. Thrilling. Intoxicating. Every new girl I have meet this happens to me and it can also blind judgement.

Normally when you are dating you don’t have to worry about NRE.  You go with it and enjoy the ride.  When you are married and in open relationship it gets more complicated. You have to balance everyone’s emotions and as I found out last night it is exhausting.

Three days of riding the high and then seeing my wife after being away for the three days I crashed.  This had nothing to do with see Red at lunch and having a great time or talking to her for the past three days.  Or even my night of fun on Monday night with my other lady friend. It’s from the seeing the person who I married and have missed for for the past three days. It is reconnecting and with that I crashed. Hard. Continue reading NRE is real and better than alcohol