read
write
members
about
account

 

datedatememberrandomsearch

August 10, 2009
It only takes three sessions for Betty, whom I could tell midway into the first was a consummate know-it-all, to tell me she’s got a better method for getting to know more about someone.

“Do what I do,” this self-professed “great judge of character,” says. “Use the sweat stains on their shirts as a Rohrschach test.”

As if I need more to go on than her Chippendale’s T-shirt itself, I tell her I could start with the enormous sweat blotch spread over her chest and gut. It looks like two woman fighting over a pair of Juicy sweatpants at Loehmann’s.