In 2009, I appeared at the annual EMP Pop Conference with a 20-minute presentation entitled "How George Michael’s ‘Father Figure’ Made Me a Man." It was all about a sexual awakening that occurred at a junior high dance. Well, with Valentine's Day around the corner, I've revised that piece for an essay over at MEL. This gave me a chance to rethink some of my attitudes from the original presentation, but all in all I tried to be honest to how 34-year-old Tim felt about all this. Hope you enjoy.