After politely explaining that he wanted to try a relationship with someone with whom he saw a future and that, while fun, I wasn't that person, I could only smile and say, "Don't worry about it! Some were sympathetic; most just reminded me that I knew it was coming.I'm thankful that only my friends saw that side of me.
The relief on his face that I wasn't throwing my (fourth) margarita at him is something I still feel good about.Because chances are, you're not that good a liar.2.Andy, the father of two who came in like a wrecking ball of neediness and misplaced ideas of what courtship post-divorce is supposed to look like.(Also, who actually used the word "courtship"): two months. I realized that despite both being cute, smart and liberal, we had absolutely no conversational chemistry. I had just been dumped and I didn't like that one bit. Egos are powerful things that can make an otherwise confident person lash out, as evidenced by the bratty gchat rants and texts I proceeded to send my friends about the situation.
It was a time when I got back into the dating game by treating it as just that: a game.
Flings happened and were then flung aside; only a few lasted longer than it takes me to get through a season of "How I Met Your Mother" on Netflix.