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Would he like me to?
April 1, 2014 10:44 AM

I think I'm attracted to my husband's business partner's son. Should I try to seduce him?
posted by TheMrsR to Work & Money around (16 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
One word: Plastics
posted by mathowie at 9:01 PM on March 31, 2014 [31 favorites]

Do you think he'd be attracted to a woman who smokes?
posted by alms at 9:35 PM on March 31, 2014

Honestly, it sounds like you need a hobby. Something else going on in your life. How about art?
posted by imalaowai at 10:08 PM on March 31, 2014 [1 favorite]

Oh Mrs R, are you still up to that shit? You need therapy. Stat.
posted by a humble nudibranch at 11:17 PM on March 31, 2014

Yes. Put on some music. Open up about your personal life to him and tell him your husband won't be home for hours.
posted by His thoughts were red thoughts at 11:25 PM on March 31, 2014 [2 favorites]

Heaven holds a place for those who pray.
posted by gingerest at 2:27 AM on April 1, 2014 [1 favorite]

hey, hey, hey
Hide it in a hiding place where no one ever goes
Put it in your pantry with your cupcakes
posted by Flood at 4:09 AM on April 1, 2014 [3 favorites]

You've come to the right place. Here at AskMe we'd like to help you learn to help yourself. Look around you, all you see are sympathetic eyes. I say go for it! Maybe you could try sitting with him on a sofa on a Sunday afternoon or going to the candidates' debate. But remember, most of all you've got to hide it from the kids. Good luck!
posted by billiebee at 4:17 AM on April 1, 2014 [6 favorites]

Most of all, you've got to hide it from the kids.
posted by bunderful at 5:48 AM on April 1, 2014 [1 favorite]

This kind of thing drives me crazy - asking us to make a decision for you behind another person's back.

Ask *him* what he'd like you to do.
posted by tel3path at 6:38 AM on April 1, 2014 [1 favorite]

I see absolutely no way this can go wrong. Carpe diem!

Or, how do you say 'he's legal and can make his own decisions' in Latin?
posted by Jacen at 7:02 AM on April 1, 2014

you have already seduced him in your heart. jimmy carter says "go for it".
posted by quonsar II: smock fishpants and the temple of foon at 9:55 AM on April 1, 2014

He's trouble. Get your daughter married off asap.
posted by essexjan at 11:45 AM on April 1, 2014

I think many of the other answers are too harsh. Here's to you for asking! It means that you're examining your life and working through your issues. I may be reading too much into this but it sounds like you're trying to relive your youth and that you may even regret marrying your husband. Seducing someone your daughter's age (rhetorically speaking) will not fix that and may cause further complications, perpetuating the cycle, as it were.
posted by mountmccabe at 11:46 AM on April 1, 2014 [1 favorite]

There is no try, there is only do.

So do him.
posted by Kabanos at 1:46 PM on April 1, 2014

Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?
posted by SisterHavana at 8:33 PM on April 1, 2014

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