I would say that mostly — definitely not always, but mostly — the realization of a fantasy is a disappointment. It’s just generally not as good IRL as on the screen in my head. And then there’s (as you say) the afterwards to deal with.

Erica Jong had it right, it’s just getting to that zipless part that’s more complicated than it sounds.

Storyteller, seeker, always curious, work-in-progress

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