Baseball metaphor to dating

19-Aug-2016 02:27 by 4 Comments

Baseball metaphor to dating

Around the same time, people applied the same logic to sex.Rumor has it that a popular ladies magazine was the first to tie the two together explicitly.

Do you remember middle school/junior high/high school?

If so, do you remember talking about ‘the bases’ with your friends? Also, the bases tended to get progressively more intense as you got older. Here, we mourn the passing of using baseball ananlogies to describe sexual activity.

“Yeah man, at the dance, X and Y went behind the gym and they got to second base! But let’s face it, there are more than four stages in todays day and age of sex play.

” Well that was cool and all, but what the hell was second base? So, in the interests of both bringing baseball sex metaphors in line with the complications of modern romance and with standardizing the bases, we present the Standardized Guide to the Bases.

Confess: how many of your teenage conversations went this way?

We're all familiar with the sexual baseball metaphor; it's almost as American as the sport itself!

But in case you forgot (blasphemy), here's a recap:1st Base Kissing, plus any touching above the belt.2nd Base Any action (be it awesome or lackluster) around the naughty bits.3rd Base Oral lovin'Home base"Going all the way." Aka, you have sex.

Parameters include anal sex, toy usage and other mutually satisfying activities.

The History You know we're suckers for history here at Ravishly, so naturally, we had to dig.

Here's what we found: Back in the 1920s, silent film star Buster Keaton's love of baseball influenced much of his comedic direction.

Rumor has it he even had a pseudo baseball field built while on the road.

Because of his humorous approach, audiences started equating the game with other relatable topics. During World War II, writers used the rules of the sport to explain the intricacies of war. The idea was simple: war and politics are confusing, but everyone understands baseball!