Metaphor of baseball and dating

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But since you Googled “what are the bases in dating” you must either be a non-US citizen or eight years old, in which case you should be quick as your older brother might get into the room and you’ll have to endure years of getting made fun of brutally for this search. But in case you’re not from the North American continent or Japan and have the luck of not knowing anything about baseball, this terminology can be too confusing and you end up knowing only that something sexual happened between two people. Baseball is a deeply complicated game with a lot of “ifs” and “but ifs” so it cannot be explained in great detail here, nor is that why you are here for.

But you need to know some rules of this sport so you can understand the metaphor.

Basically, they’re the levels of sexual intimacy you’ve experienced with your partner.

Don’t freak out, it’s not as scary as you think, nor does reaching one of the “bases” make you more or less of a person.

You start kissing, and it starts getting a little more intense.

The four relationship bases When you’re talking to your partner it’s a lot easier to describe your level of sexual experience by using bases.

You should know there is no official definition for what each base represents. First base is kissing *including French kissing*, maybe some fingers through the hair, but nothing really extreme.

That is only scraping the rules of baseball, which doesn’t look as complicated as it is, but it is enough for our needs.

So, getting bases are good, the higher the base you claim the closer you are to your goal of achieving a home-run.

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