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Relationship Protocol: What New Interests Have You Adopted?

As a relationship develops and your life begins to blend more with your significant other's, it’s likely you'll find your interests expanding to include some of his. At first it might just be a matter of exposure, but after a while his hobby can turn into yours, and vice versa. But the same goes for habits. I’ve seen plenty of night owls turn into morning people when dating a morning person or a health nut start appreciating the junk foods that her significant other loves. Ladies, what about you and your man? Have you guys picked up any of the other's habits or interests?


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ilanac13 ilanac13 8 years
looking at the picture here - it makes me realize that i've become more interested in golf because my man is a HUGE golf fanatic. i never could stomach watching it cause it was boring but since he loves it i do too. the same thing goes for football. i've always enjoyed watching, but now i can understand the game because he was raised in Dallas where football is a religion.
Belle1031 Belle1031 8 years
ooh, did I mention cooking? He has opened me up to so much new food and dishes which tastes sooo good! :)
Belle1031 Belle1031 8 years
Where to begin! My guy is a total geek but I live him, he's introduced me to gaming, wine, cheese, different movies, the 80's (lol, he's obsessed. we were both born in the 80's btw), he taught me about history, travelling and sex! I have to say, when we first stared dating I thought things weren't going to work since I wasn't a fan of games but I decided to give it a try because I enjoyed being around him and wanted things to work, I haven't regretted it! My friends make fun of me know because when they ask what I'm doing this weekend I say (i"m playing some games with my guy!" lol.
heartbreakerx62x heartbreakerx62x 8 years
We cook more and are going to take up painting, bike riding, and running! He also got me more into sports and concerts and I got him more into plays and travel.
Dr-No Dr-No 8 years
From him I got skiing and hiking and dirty martinis! Together we are both more interested in wine. Before we met I did a lot of baking, but now I don't have the time, and if I bake, someone has to eat it! So, to prevent our waistlines from growing, we don't! I liked cooking as well, but his kitchen is terrible and I live with my parents so he hasn't yet gotten that hobby from me...
sparklestar sparklestar 8 years
We go geocaching together. I always wanted to do it before but he's got all the kit and had nobody to go with so now we have a lot of fun. :) I also took up playing warcraft.. :( He hasn't adopted any of my hobbies. I like to knit and craft so I'd hardly expect him to. ;p
fancifulfabi fancifulfabi 8 years
I've introduced him to foreign films, fine art, and fashion. He's turned me on to Philosophy/Religion, tennis, and cooking (which I was completely clueless at before!).
avocado_seed avocado_seed 8 years
I've adopted a lot of new music, some tv shows, I now know all the members of his favourite baseball team, more interest in anything Apple, Windex (and other spray cleaners). He's adopted a little bit of music and tv shows from me, some of my little (perhaps quirky) habits... like using gloves to wash dishes, using the plastic bag vegetables were packed in as a garbage bag when cooking.
Not-Princess22 Not-Princess22 8 years
Now I like gamming (he is so geek) and he likes chick flicks and gossip girl :P The only show he still cant stand its the hills :(
CoMMember13630786602261 CoMMember13630786602261 8 years
I think hes adopted more of my hobbies than I have of his. Mostly because his hobbies include hunting, guns, fishing..etc. And I refuse to kill anything. But Ive gotten him to try a alot of things that he had never tried before (mostly in the food department, i love finding new food and hes up for the ride) Also, before we met eachother he had been to 1 concert in his whole life. Since he met me we have been to atleast 6 concerts together. ( I LOVE going to shows) and I have introduced him to a few new bands that he likes now. Also, he says he hates to read. (he says hes too ADD) But on Sunday I wanted to go to the bookstore to get some new books ( I LOVE to read) so he came along and he actually got a book. I was so proud!!
chow chow 8 years
i got him into motocross and skateboarding. he also picked up some of my phrases. he got me to study more and take naps.
hex913 hex913 8 years
I like wine now, and he reads comics, lol.
psterling psterling 8 years
I watch a broader range of movies (and surprisingly enjoy them) and watch more sports (again, enjoyable, who knew?) My hubby reads a lot more and likes to hike with me.
Mesayme Mesayme 8 years
sorry I can only speak in past tense :shrug: when I got married I took on all of his eating habits and hobbies (none) and I got depresses and fat. Now that I've been single so long I know for certain that I want to be with someone with nearly everything in common. The most I'm willing to give on is his meat intake...I wouldn't expect any non-vegetarian man to eat meat as little as I do. It would be fun to date someone who's more advanced in the hobbies I have amateur interest in though. Like wall climbing. Or I'd like to date a football player so I can go to the games :D I just like to get the chance to yell and cheer where you don't look like a fool in public... LOL
aeschere aeschere 8 years
he's gotten me much more interested in MMA.. which i used to completely despise, somehow! i enjoy it now XD
jessie jessie 8 years
he got me into target shooting and guns a bit more, four-wheeling, motercycling i got him into garage sales
stargazer25 stargazer25 8 years
I've started to like Hockey. lol
Ac2366 Ac2366 8 years
I've learned to respect our differences!!
Deidre Deidre 8 years
Since living together, we both cook a lot more (usually together). It's a fun way for us to try something different on the cheap, but still whil having fun. He goes to a lot more concerts now thanks to me, and I play a lot more Wii, courtesy of him!
princess_eab princess_eab 8 years
Films! He does a radio film review show in the UK. I always loved good films, now I have someone who loves them too (silent films, good old Katherine Hepburn comedies). But pretty much all of our other interests and worldviews are the same, kinda freaky.
lauraxtc lauraxtc 8 years
He has started watching movies I like, shows LI like Movies I like and also have I. he now likes sex toys. lol.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
He reads a lot more.
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