My first was shortly after I graduated from college in 1991 — Andreas, a 19-year-old German NFL fan.

Photo by Paul Castanié on Unsplash.

The last I remember was a middle-aged man from Israel, maybe 2007, who asked me to sleep on the pullout sofa with him, not for sex, just for human contact. I did not. Maybe because he had previously insulted the looks on my face when we went dancing earlier in the evening, but probably because that was I line I had never crossed with visitors.




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Sharon Woodhouse is a coach, small business consultant, multipreneur, book publisher, and lover of ideas/cities/science/human quirks. Twitter: @ConspireCreativ

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