Then he says he's a bit nervous about the whole thing but he's OK with it, he's going to do it. 1 was that he was very friendly in his e- mails but then somewhat distant and weird on the phone -- always like I'd called at a bad time.
Anyway, the date gets closer to when he's going to come here and well ...
Or they lie about their accomplishments, job, etc." "During the brief period I was on Match.com, I heard from a man in Michigan who e-mailed me and said, 'You're the prettiest girl in the whole country -- want to have lunch?
I told him to take me home and didn't speak to him the rest of the trip. I could hardly wait to get back to my apartment and away from him.
I'm still a romantic living in a very unromantic city.
The old-fashioned way is still optimally the best -- to see someone in a public place where there is instant mutual attraction that leads to meaningful conversation.
I wanted to know your worst online dating tales, and you had some doozies.
As I read through them (and apologies that I could not fit them all into one column), the immortal words of Richard Brautigan came to mind -- the coda to a story about a woman who wreaked romantic havoc in the lives of many of his friends.