Dating a musician is hard
In the end, you'll realize you're just another song on a set list, and a notch in the neck of his guitar.
But if you want to stick with him, never let yourself be “that girl.”Never tell him he can't write about you, or worse, that he has to write about only you. If you're in this relationship for the long haul, you'd better get used to it.
Despite the stereotypes about band dudes—that they're self-absorbed, financially capricious and eternally resistant to growing up—women still insist on hitching their starry-eyed wagons to the backs of tour buses.
Los Angeles drowns in actors and New York swells with writers, but Nashville's dating-pool albatross is distinctly guitar-shaped: You can't throw a dart here without hitting a gig bag.
Either way, you'll find the music life nothing like advertised in the brochures.
So before you saunter side-stage batting your eyelashes for that free band beer, read on: This road has curves ahead, and it's slippery when wet. After nearly a decade of immersion in the band-dude grind, the 34-year-old now finds herself making headlines.Most likely, however, your musical man isn't always going to be writing songs about you.