…as when I display my sexual skills, they get panned.
Dating app: Someone has liked you! (Shows very attractive person half my age who lives at some distance, dressed revealingly.)
Inner voice: Must be a bot. Or a pro looking for clients, NTTAWWT. Couldn’t possibly be interested in me. Do not click “yes.”
Inner id monster: If you don’t click yes, there is zero chance you will ever get dem tiddies all up in your face!
Inner voice: If I click yes, the chance is at best .00001%. This person cannot possibly find me attractive, even if they are real. It’s a scam.
Inner id monster: BUT DEM TIDDIES!
…and that, dear reader, is what it is like to be a cis male. What changes over time is the relative volume of the voices.
I just figured out why Pride Month is in the summer.
Because Pride goeth before the Fall.
Vagueboinking (v.): relating sexual escapades while protecting the identity/ies of the other(s) involved.