Bad First Dates

The Score

Two days of messaging online which led to me hearing “I need to hear the voice behind that amazing sense of humor and quirky writing style, please call me”.

A four and a half hour telephone conversation which caused resulted in me struggling through the next day, operating on two and a half hours of sleep. The pillow and sun shade became my best friends as I tried to get in a nap at lunch.

Instead, we talked the ENTIRE time and then some.

I can’t emphasis enough how much the word CLICK has been used in our discussions.

So today marks the fourth day, countless hours of phone time from those “I just wanted to hear your voice” sessions in between our lives.

When he said “When can we start dating, I mean let’s get the ball rolling” I laughed. This man didn’t say “let’s hang” or “get together” but, “I’ve got the feeling once we meet, it’s a wrap”.

Mmm hmm.

So we agreed to make our first meeting a brunch date and I let him choose the place. The Four Seasons hotel was his choice. Very nice.

Last night’s conversation concluded at about 3am, although it began with “I won’t be up too late tonight” since we were both tired from a very busy day.

The anticipation is meeting him is insane.

I’m ready for the payoff after countless conversations that left us both saying “how often does this happen!! The disbelief that you can come across a person who is interesting, smart, witty, sarcastic, and more, just like yourself.

So I’m ready for the meet up to match the “in person” showdown with the words and voice I’ve been enjoying all week.

I’m calling this one “The Score”.

More details to come…

Carmen

Hangover - a let down following great excitement or excess. Wow. This one sentence describes nearly all of my dating and relationship experiences! I'm a 30 year-old woman muddling through the Los Angeles dating scene and yes - Believe all that you've heard about the screwed up men and women in La-La Land. This blog is of my actual experiences that will either make you chuckle, laugh out loud or maybe say "aw.....". If your dating hangovers seem worse than the next person's, read on, post a comment and enjoy! Carmen

3 Comments

    • Carmen

      Oh Mel… I’m writing the update to those sensational feelings and excitement in just a few moments.

      Short version – it was like having water thrown in your face during a wet dream.

      :/

  • Jessie

    Finally!! Sounds exciting so I’m wishing you tons of luck. You’re right- it isnt often you meet someone and just really hit it off.

    I’ll await the details!

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