In case you don't want to read this entire blog post, I will summarize. The lessons to be learned here are that everyone needs a Jeff, and everyone needs this jambalaya. I will explain...
Lesson 1: Everyone needs a Jeff
There's something to be said about having a really great platonic friend of the opposite sex. Some might scoff and say that it's impossible...that it's simplistic or unrealistic to think that two people of different genders can have a healthy, normal, nonphysical friendship.
Don't get me wrong, because for the most part I think that the scoffers are correct. It is supremely difficult to find a person of the opposite gender who A) wants me to be good friends with someone of the opposite gender, B) wants to be just good friends with someone of the opposite gender, and C) after you get married, still fits into your life really well and even becomes (
Well, I'm here to tell you that my (straight) friend Jeff and I have this type of friendship, and have since that first day in grade 8 when we watched the 1996 MTV Movie Award-winning slasher-film 'Scream,' and did not feel attracted to each other. Jeff and I have never kissed, hugging is even awkward, and he's one of my best friends. It's the perfect male/female friendship. I actually just got off the phone with him where a good part of the conversation was me tormenting him about how he is going to be the star of this blog post, so I'm tempted to tell a juicy story about him but will save it for another day. Mwah ha ha, the power I hold!