(n) The process of learning
enough about the other person to determine if you want to get to know them better and develop the relationship beyond being casual
acquaintances. It need not be sexual in nature.
This may include exchanging the initial
starting lines, introductions to others by mutual friends, extended chat on multiple subjects, focused chat on specific
topics, and exchanging e-mails. It may also include picking up clues and cues regarding the needs, fantasies
and desires of the other person garnered from
these contacts. Foreploy does not include Foreplay
but may lead to that. The line between
the two is blurred.
The foreploy continued with both Bill and Shelia aware that this
chance encounter on the train could lead
to something much more permanent down the road. or
decided to start
the foreploy with Margaret with "Howdy, I saw you from across the room. You are the most beautiful woman in the room." or
SweeTia was in class next to Bill. She started the foreploy by asking him how he felt about
the article they
had read for class.