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Types of Interpersonal Connections

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by Unrepresented, Apr 11, 2014.


  1. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    The article I'm reading quotes a man describing his evening with a woman:

    "There was a total intellectual connection. I felt there was an emotional connection too, at least on my part there was, and we also had a physical connection."

    It got me thinking about "connections" we have with people, animals, inanimate objects, whatever. Are all these "connections" just the same thing with a different description? Are these elements of a much longer list of connections? Are some of them prerequisites for others?

    Is it all just a buncha new age bunk?
     
  2. ChrisB2

    ChrisB2 Bass... in your fass

    I would say "spiritual" but you would laugh and ruin my enjoyment of my chosen evening adult beverage...
     
  3. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Without getting into heavily religious territory, in what ways would you say that "spiritual" differs emotional or intellectual?
     
  4. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    Why wait for the evening?
     
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  6. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Did you write ad copy in a past life?
     
  7. ChrisB2

    ChrisB2 Bass... in your fass

    That discussion would require me to think and you'll have to wait until Monday morning for that. At 5PM Friday the thinking stops and the drinking begins...
     
  8. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    That would explain my way with words and clever charm around the ladies. :|
     
  9. DerHoggz

    DerHoggz I like cats :| Banned

    Feb 13, 2009
    Western Pennsylvania
    Don't think, just drink.

    (brought to you by college students everywhere)
     
  10. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Basstalk247.com
    My connections went to jail or moved. :(
     
  11. I think it's when you'll only bang someone after having copious amounts of the heavy stuff?

    Or is that only connecting when spiritual . . . or spirited?

    It's a higher proof alternative to beer goggles.
     
  12. MJ5150

    MJ5150 Terrific Twister

    Apr 12, 2001
    Lacey, WA
    I feel like I connect with people in different ways. I have a connection with several of you here, but it is much different than a connection I have with other people.

    -Mike
     
  13. ChrisB2

    ChrisB2 Bass... in your fass

    ....digital. you do it with digits
     
  14. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Is connection dictated by the medium, the subject, or the receiver?

    If I feel a connection with my cat (strictly platonic, for the record) but the cat doesn't feel anything back for me beyond food provider, litter box servant, is it still a connection? Is it worth less than its fully requited equivalent?
     
  15. ChrisB2

    ChrisB2 Bass... in your fass

    I'm still waiting for details on the "physical connection" of the couple in your OP...

    I'm sorry, did I explain my occupation on Friday nights?
     
  16. nukes_da_bass

    nukes_da_bass Banned

    Feb 19, 2006
    west suburban boston
    I feel a spiritual connection to all women I find attractive :)
    It's a bio electric trick of hormones and pheromones.
    Once the hormone rush wears off, I think to myself,
    "Why did I ever see in her? What a bore!".
     
  17. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
  18. Bloodhammer

    Bloodhammer Twinkle Twinkle Black Star

    Jul 7, 2009
    Basstalk247.com
    Geez. I tried to read that article but it was like Dickens. I couldn't make it past the introduction.
     
  19. ChrisB2

    ChrisB2 Bass... in your fass

    ^ Me too but all the pixels are starting to go wonky...

    Those Kentuckians really know how to brew bourbon....
     
  20. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    It has nothing to do with interpersonal connections and mostly deals with a suspicious death originally attributed to a shark attack. The quote was from the last known person to interact with the shark attack/secret foul play victim prior to her death.
     
  21. DeathFromBelow

    DeathFromBelow Never Forget. Banned

    Dec 23, 2010
    Horten, Norway
    Yes. Next thread!