"How’s it going with Chris?" asked Charlie.

"Good..." nodded Xander. "Really good. He treats me so well. Honestly, it’s by far and a way the best relationship I’ve ever had."

"Um, I’m sitting right here!" protested Charlie.

"Well, there were lots of good things about us when we were together..." conceded Xander. "But, I’ve grown up a bit since then. What I’ve got with Chris has just taken it to a whole new level. There’s just one problem."

"What’s that?" asked Charlie.

"Well, this will make me sound incredible superficial and shallow..." began Xander.

"You are superficial and shallow?" countered Charlie.

"But he’s got a bit of a dad-bod..." explained Xander.

"How is that a problem?" laughed Charlie. "I love a dad-bod guy!"

"Yeah, it’s not really for me..." shrugged Xander. "I want a chiselled chest that makes me want to cum all over it and abs that... well, abs that you can at least see."

"Show me a photo?" asked Charlie.

"Here’s one from the last holiday we went on..." said Xander, quickly bringing his photos up on his phone. "I look awesome, he looks a bit chunky."

"Are you fucking kidding me with this?" exclaimed Charlie. "He looks great! He’s handsome as fuck!"

"But what are people thinking when they see us together?" said Xander. "Does it damage my brand if I’m with someone who’s not as hot as me?"

"I can’t believe that you thought this would make you sound superficial and shallow..." grinned Charlie. "You realise, of course, that this is all in your head?"

"Yeah..." admitted Xander. "That's what my therapist said."

"You do not have a therapist..." said Charlie.

"I do, actually..." shrugged Xander. "Anyway, I’m sure it will all be fine - I’m going to buy him some personal training sessions for his birthday. What’s this film that we’re seeing tonight?"

"It’s a preview of The Peanut Butter Falcon..." replied Charlie.

"Gay?" asked Xander.

"I don’t think so..." replied Charlie. "More of a road movie. A modern version of Huckleberry Finn. It’s got Shia LeBeouf in it."

"Who?" asked Xander.

"Maybe I’m not saying his name correctly..." replied Charlie. "He was in Transformers? This guy."
"Hot..." nodded Xander, looking quickly at the photo that Charlie had pulled up on his phone. "I’d do him."
"Of course you would..." grinned Charlie. "Shallow and superficial."

Photo by Eduardo Dutra / Unsplash

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