Start Dating an identical twin

Dating an identical twin

I could have left Ali and Daebi in my dating rear view mirror, but I didn’t. Ali went to the kitchen to put some finishing touches on dinner and brought us both a mug of wine. We giggled on the couch, playing with each other’s fingers. “Dani…” Daebi said my name as he walked over to the couch where I was cuddled up with his twin. The tension was so thick and awkward and I wished my heart would have went ahead and exploded so that I didn’t have to be there anymore. I looked at Ali, searching his eyes for a punchline. Honestly, if I had to make a choice, it would have been Ali.

I remember during our childhood summers on Cape Cod, while I swam out too deep in the ocean, it was my twin — not my parents, who were leisurely relaxing on the beach — who stood at the water’s edge, anxiously watching for me until I was close to shore.

Include him in holiday celebrations like Christmas and Hanukkah.

It's OK to have time alone with your boyfriend without his twin, but realize that the bond they share is a strong one and needs to be considered when planning activities.

I know I’m not the only woman in the world to compromise her own standards for some affection.