Thursday, July 15, 2004

The Book of Online Dating: 8
We spent several hours emptying the contents of our cups.

"I don't want to talk about my personal relationship," he said.

"I didn't ask you to."    
"I really like living by myself." He sounded like he was trying too hard to convince himself, and went on to describe his current difficulties. 

Once we had emptied our cups and recounted our stories, we left the caffeine haze of Peet's to find our cars. He seemed like he was still sorting everything out, and wanted a friend around to help ease the pain.
In a few days I received an email asking me if I thought we had chemistry. Chemisty? How about something to say to each other?   
Next time before I agree to meet a guy, I'm going to email him a lot first. 

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