In A Relationship

I was just checking out the Facebook profile of my predominantly hetero friend Joey Kurtzman who’s in India.

I saw that he was "In a relationship" with his mate David.

I love that. I immediately changed my status to "In a relationship" and wanted to put that I was in a relationship with Joey Kurtzman but he would have to confirm that before it showed up and what if he rejected me? And what if people got the wrong idea about Joey and me.

I’m not gay or anything. I just want to be in a relationship. Is that so wrong?

I wanted to put that I was in a relationship with a certain professor of Jewish literature at UCLA but feared she would defriend me for my chutzpah. That, and she’d lose her tenure.

Beth Podel Cartwright posts on Facebook: asked me "If Luke Ford came with an instruction manual, what would the first chapter be called?"

I answered ”Caution: Fragile”

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see My work has been covered in the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and on 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (
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