Rules when dating a musician

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I’ll be writing this article based on my personal experience as a single male musician.

I’m also based in New York City, which makes dating even harder.

Should I just write all affectedly in my goth diary? But if you’re just going to stand around and watch, well, then you’re an added dead weight that we’re metaphorically carrying.

If you’re going to help, by all means, you’re more than welcome as long as you don’t break anything.

Don’t follow him around at shows like a lost puppy, he is taking care of business, find your own crowd. Going from preppy to Nu to hardcore shows you are not your own individual. If he calls while out on the road, don’t complain about when he is coming home. If you’re a stripper, keep work on the pole, not at shows. Relationship problems can be dealt with after the show. If they have a show out of town, don’t drive just so you and your boy can have “alone time”.

And it’s normal to have practice more than once a week. Do not assume everyone loves your boyfriend’s band. Don’t make out with other band members girlfriends at the bar. The shirt is fine, but must you break out the hat, the hoodie, AND the stickers on your ass? No rumpshaka dances during the show, that is unless your man is in 2 Live Crew. Do not change your style based on the type of band you date. Never cause a fight right before your man goes on stage. Don’t buy your man a new intrument so he and his band mates can match.

8 Fascinating Finds From The Internet A Sex Doll Brothel Has Just Opened Up In Barcelona How To Run A Drug Cartel How Drug Dealers Get Caught. Do Not complain when your (insert holiday here) date gets cancelled because a show has been scheduled. They are the one’s buying the CDs and merch, not you, so let them have their time. Like your going to sleep in the back of a van and eat ramen for 4 months straight!?

Before I even get into it, let me properly preface this with some important context. To every non-musician reading this, you’re just an outsider looking in. Here are some of the most common false truths about musicians when it comes to dating, especially for up-and-coming musicians: • Musicians/Artists get TONS of gorgeous women falling for them. Now I’ll be honest, I have my fair share of female supporters, but nothing comes close to an official ‘groupie’.In the spirit of our Valentine’s Day issue, which is brimming with love . I’ve sat on an amp against the wall and wondered what I should do. The only exception to this rule is if you live together and sound check is an errand you must run in between going to Walgreen’s and going to Costco. of cynicism, here is a guide to relationship DON’Ts when dating a musician in a band. Even as a girl, I wholeheartedly defend the no-girlfriends rule. I’ve certainly been that girl who's gone to a dude’s band practice. Please, for the love of God, don’t go to sound check.Don’t try to be the “manager”, do not get involved with band business, that is for the band. Do not get jealous when your boyfriend talks to groupies. Babies don’t make men quit bands….especially if you were a groupie. No, the band does not want you to go on tour with them.

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