Big To Do
About Us

“Saving Love Lives The World Over!” e-mail e-mail to a friend in need

May 21, 2008

Insert “love should be like baseball” metaphor here

Filed under: Psychology,Treats — posted by Rose @ 10:12 am

An image stuck in my head since last week: Cardinals vs. Brewers, bottom of the fifth, Cards down 7-1. Evidently frustrated Cards catcher Yadier Molina throws a verbal hissy about the ump’s latest call. Right quick, the two start jawing at one another nose-to-nose, like they do in movies about baseball or commercials for chewing gum.

Molina gets ejected, natch, at which point Cards manager Tony LaRussa saunters over to take Molina’s place up the ump’s nostrils. While Molina makes a big show of tossing his catcher’s gear at the umpire’s feet, LaRussa is likewise ousted from the game.

I cringe to admit that the scene reminded me of some knock-down-drag-outs I’ve had with exes. I’m sure at some point, I’ve tried to pull off some histrionic bit like Molina’s aggro-sarcastic gear-shedding. And yet? I’m oddly jealous of him and LaRussa.

Why? Because Molina and LaRussa will get to keep their well-paying jobs as professional sports guys. Even though what they did was counterproductive to the task at hand (you know, winning a baseball game) nobody on their team is going to hold a grudge, as even guys who play baseball for a living recognize that it is, after all, just a baseball game, just a bad flare-up in a season that’s 120 games or so long.

Being in a relationship, by contrast, pays zero dollars, can take an awful lot of work — and, at those unfortunate times when you do work yourself up into a bat-hurling moment, there’s no third-party commissioner to assign you a measly wrist-slap of a fine before everybody just moves on.

Can anyone tie that all up into a nice love/baseball metaphor for me? I’ll be over here with the Cracker Jack.

1 Comment »

  1. hoverboard repair baton rouge

    Comment by hoverboard repair baton rouge — May 31, 2016 @ 2:21 am

  2. hoverboard and shark tank episodes

    Comment by hoverboard and scooter laws texas — May 31, 2016 @ 2:53 am

  3. hoverboard technologies skateboard for sale

    Comment by hoverboard technologies skateboard for sale — May 31, 2016 @ 3:12 am

  4. hoverboard real one

    Comment by hoverboard real one — May 31, 2016 @ 3:16 am

  5. hoverboard real flying unicorns

    Comment by hoverboard real flying unicorns — May 31, 2016 @ 3:21 am

  6. riding a hoverboard

    Comment by riding a hoverboard in school — May 31, 2016 @ 3:30 am

  7. hoverboard crash video

    Comment by hoverboard crash video — May 31, 2016 @ 4:15 am

  8. hoverboard rules and regulations 304.3

    Comment by hoverboard rules and regulations 304.3 — May 31, 2016 @ 4:59 am

  9. hoverboard real price guide

    Comment by hoverboard real price guide — May 31, 2016 @ 5:49 am

  10. hoverboard reviews safety first

    Comment by hoverboard reviews safety first — May 31, 2016 @ 6:19 am

  11. hoverboard new law in georgia 2016

    Comment by hoverboard new law in georgia 2016 — May 31, 2016 @ 6:51 am

  12. I’m not that much of a internet reader to be honest but your blogs really nice, keep it up! I’ll go ahead and bookmark your website to come back down the road. Cheers|
    [url=http://www.region-emmental.ch/bestloesung/config/?SLddpD5K]nike free trainer nike free sko norge[/url]

    Comment by nike free trainer nike free sko norge — May 31, 2016 @ 7:27 am

  13. hoverboard 62 dollars 2016

    Comment by hoverboard 62 dollars 2016 — May 31, 2016 @ 8:29 am

  14. hoverboard new york city law center

    Comment by hoverboard new york city law center — May 31, 2016 @ 8:41 am

  15. hoverboard xl ebay price

    Comment by hoverboard xl ebay price — May 31, 2016 @ 8:45 am

  16. hoverboard charger stuck

    Comment by hoverboard charger repair — May 31, 2016 @ 8:55 am

  17. whoah this weblog is great i like reading your posts. Keep up the good work! You know, lots of persons are hunting round for this information, you could aid them greatly.
    nike lunar control 2 golf shoes on sale

    Comment by nike lunar control 2 golf shoes on sale — May 31, 2016 @ 8:58 am

  18. hoverboard reviews 10

    Comment by hoverboard reviews cnet youtube — May 31, 2016 @ 9:12 am

  19. hoverboard black friday amazon

    Comment by hoverboard black red — May 31, 2016 @ 9:58 am

  20. hoverboard new laws florida breaks

    Comment by hoverboard new laws florida breaks — May 31, 2016 @ 10:34 am

  21. hoverboard vs segway tour

    Comment by hoverboard vs segway — May 31, 2016 @ 11:08 am

  22. You completed certain fine points there. I did a search on the topic and found nearly all folks will agree with your blog.
    nike air max tenis

    Comment by nike air max tenis — June 5, 2016 @ 12:44 am

  23. This video post is genuinely impressive, the noise quality and the picture feature of this video post is in fact amazing.
    nike air max rojas

    Comment by nike air max rojas — June 5, 2016 @ 12:44 am

  24. http://www.zwtos-anakainiseis.gr/nisei.php?es=nike-air-max-rednike air max red
    salomon botas esqui

    Comment by salomon botas esqui — June 11, 2016 @ 1:50 am

  25. Well I truly liked reading it. This post offered by you is very helpful for accurate planning.
    botas trekking salomon gore tex

    Comment by botas trekking salomon gore tex — June 18, 2016 @ 1:23 am

  26. Awsome post and straight to the point. I don’t know if this is in fact the best place to ask but do you folks have any ideea where to employ some professional writers? Thank you :)
    botas nieve salomon

    Comment by botas nieve salomon — June 18, 2016 @ 1:23 am

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URL

Leave a comment

**Mean or otherwise out-of-line comments will be deleted. That’s just how we roll.


blog | advice | comics | animation | goodies | to do | archive | about us

Breakup Girl created by Lynn Harris & Chris Kalb
© 2008 Just Friends Productions, Inc.
| privacy policy
Cool Aid!

Important Breakup Girl Maxim:
Breakup Girl Sez


Powered by WordPress