It’s A Real Shame When Hotcoldwetdry Melts Your Relationship

It’s a mental disease. A doomsday cult caused mental disease

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My boyfriend and I had been dating for six months when we had the biggest fight of our relationship over the carbon footprint of a kerosene lamp. We had finished dinner in the cozy cabin of his sailboat and were about to begin a game of gin rummy to determine who would do the dishes when Doug stood up and banged his head on the kerosene lantern that dangled from the ceiling. He cursed as the lantern swung back and forth, dribbling kerosene onto the table.

I teased him because he did this almost every night, and then I wiped up the spill with a greasy rag and told him about a book I had been reading that listed kerosene as one of the dirtiest fossil fuels.

“I guess we should probably get a different lantern,” I said. “Maybe LED.”

“I love this lamp,” he said, leaning over me with a match to relight the wick. The lamp glowed brightly for a moment and then dimmed, its warm, yellow light filling the cabin.

In a normal world, most people reading this piece by Alison Kaplan would be saying “run, boy, run, she’s crazy.” She spends the next 26 paragraphs yammering on about how this all blew up, even jumping ahead 6 months. Who does this? Oh, right, we’ve seen an immense amount of insanity on the Internet, both written and video.

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2 Responses to “It’s A Real Shame When Hotcoldwetdry Melts Your Relationship”

  1. Dan says:

    Thankfully he learned what a nutjob his prospective spouse was BEFORE making the mistake of tying the knot.

  2. Elwood P. Dowd says:

    The tobacco and oil company lobbyist Steven Milloy typed, “Climate is a mental disease”.

    And Mr Teach embarrasses him further by posting it.

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