Private Thighs Are Watching You

I have the most embarrassing story that still tops anything else I have ever heard from any of my girlfriends! My ex-boyfriend was a total Hall and Oates fan, back in the 80's, and up through today. It was a lot of fun being with him because he was a roadie for them, and he played guitar in his spare time. He knew all of their songs and would always personalize their songs when he played them for me. It was kind of Steve Perry of Journey did when he went solo and sang "Oh, Sherrie" for his girlfriend, Sherrie, which is one of the most romantic things a guy can do for his woman, I think. He used to personalize these songs like "Private Eyes," he sang, "Private Thighs." That was one he only sang when it was just the two of us in the bedroom, and I wore his favorite nightie! Anyway, he also was in a hair-band that played weddings and corporate events. They played all retro 80's classic soft-pop-rock, the stuff you can really dance to. However, due to competition in the field, he was forced to cut his long hair and settle for a job selling music and movies at a local establishment. One day I wanted to surprise him when he got home from his new job. He had been a little down because he was no longer traveling with Hall And Oates, or even playing their music and others like them to make people happy at their most important occasions in life. So, I wanted to surprise him by wearing his favorite nightie and wearing his favorite wig (he kept a really cool wig that made it look like he still had that great full head of hair like he did when he was with the band), and I waited for him to come home. I was in the hallway of the house with Hall and Oates blasting only I was singing "private thighs are watching you" to personalize it like he did for me. What I didn't know was that this time he had brought his manager home with him from the music and video store that day! I wanted to die! When I finally came out of the bedroom, they were waiting on the couch with some beers totally laughing because of the mistake! We all laughed it off. It was okay with his manager. He thought it was romantic. We stayed together after that for a while, but overall he needed to get back to his music, and I understood that. The man I am married to now also has a real love for music, but he works in a totally different field so there's no conflict of interest, so to speak. My ex and I had some great times, though, including THE most embarrassing time of my life!

— Celinda, 44

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