200350115-002DAYS OF LOT – Imagine a day of pleasurable activities with someone who loves and appreciates you, followed by a bottle of Cabernet and a delicious dinner, laughing all the way, maybe ending the night with some light cuddling. That’s a snapshot of a day in the life of an affectional bonding relationship. What is affectional bonding, “AB”? It’s defined as emotionally significant, not transitory, involving a particular person who is not interchangeable with anyone else. “AB” is being responsive and open to deeper, intimate experiences with women you know, love, and admire — like the friend you travel with to Europe every summer or the quiet, interesting gal in your book club. Maybe my lonely, single, women friends who’ve been influenced by outmoded values and religious beliefs, but hungry for appreciation should consider “AB.” MORE