The reason I felt compelled to share this story is that it taught me a lot.For one, it taught me not to take things so personally and not to think the worst of myself because some guy didn’t call.Well I firmly believed this for a while but now I’m gonna have to say that’s not always the case.
I almost called him back to cancel the whole thing.If the phone call was that awkward I didn’t even wanna think about how awful an actual date would be!However, it wasn’t until I broke the rules that I realized this type of situation can’t be so easily explained or dismissed.Experience is the best teacher of all and this particular experience was an eye-opener and game-changer for sure. I met up with a friend one Saturday afternoon at a bar for a football game. He was cute, charming, and we seriously hit it off right away.Feelings are complicated, I mean you can be totally hot for someone one minute and totally turned off the next.
And just because something started out going in one direction it doesn’t mean you can’t take control and reroute.
I looked at him, stunned, “Sorry, I forgot how pretty you are.” The only thought resounding in my head was WTF?!?
I was dying to ask why he didn’t call me but I restrained myself.
I didn’t get it, he was so into me that weekend, what could have possibly changed so dramatically?
I called a few friends to tell them what had just happened and they couldn’t help but laugh at the sheer awfulness and hilarious awkwardness of it all.
But if you want to, um, then yeah, sure okay I guess I mean if you want to” “Um okay.