The Good Men Project: "This is Not a Toy"

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Ok, I had a kissing babysitter, which is evidently quite common, and I liked it.  I don't agree with the tagline, but regardless I am grateful to Lisa and Noah at the Good Men Project, for allowing me to keep company in a category that I doubt applies.  

http://goodmenproject.com/featured-content/this-is-not-a-toy/

… She was almost a teen, and I was on the cusp of too old for a babysitter—a sophisticated nine.  She went to public school, but was studious, upright, arriving with an armful of books.  She didn’t wear a backpack, she carried her books in a pile, bound in a strap.  We sat on the couch and talked.  She and her friends were beginning to have parties—so-and-so liked so-and-so and she liked so-and-so and at such-and-such party so-and-so and so-and-so made out.  She practiced kissing on me; I was cooperative. … 

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