Q: How does a woman who doesn't realize she's a lesbian, woo another woman who doesn't realize she's attracted to women either? Or how does a presumably straight woman entice another presumably straight woman?
A: Just like any woo-ing, it's all about the humor. We all know that laughter is the predecessor to love, regardless of gender and sexuality.
Early in our relationship, before the fateful first kiss, all I knew is that I wanted her to look at me, talk to me, laugh at my jokes. Her laughter, you guys! It was like the best buzz on earth, making her smile and laugh at me.
It was a few weeks in that I finally realized how big basketball is/was in her life. She had played all through childhood. By high school, she was on traveling club teams in addition to her school team. She received multiple college offers and it paid her way through her bachelor's degree.
But I was in trouble with this realization. I...