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Dear Playboy Advisor: I Hate Dating Dog-owners
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Dear Playboy Advisor: I Hate Dating Dog-owners

Q:I hate dating dog owners. I love animals, but getting close to a woman with a dog seems impossible. Hear me out: The animal always comes first. Where and for how long we go on a date depends on when her pet needs to be walked, played with or fed. She can’t sleep at my place because she has to “take care of the dog.” I’ve recently been hooking up with a woman I really like, and she’s hinted at getting serious. I would…but she has a dog. Do I tell her the truth and risk sounding like an asshole by demanding to be number one in her life?—C.D., Key West, Florida A:Let’s start by agreeing that this isn’t a “female-dog-owner” issue. All pet owners, male or female, are bonkers. Have you ever seen a man whose dog has just died? I’ve seen one cry harder over the loss of his dog than over his own mother’s death. Not just cry—weep. Men are just as conscientious as women about tending to their canines. Now, back to your question: Yes, pets always come first, and they should. They’re…

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