.... is beset on all sides by the goadings of his friends and the scheming of voracious women.
Well, maybe not the latter, in my case (worse luck!), but certainly the former.
I have been trying to avoid The Library Bar of late, because I am finding its overabundance of attractive women just too painfully taunting.
But my buddy The Choirboy is forever trying to inveigle me into joining him there for a drink (it seems to have become his new after-work standard)..... and tonight I have caved in.
No good can come of it.
Only temptation, frustration, disappointment..... and more wavering (just a wobble, no more) from my avowed path of asexuality.....