Being as inexperienced as I was (did I mention I was still a virgin?!), he could have totally manipulated me into all kinds of things–but lucky for me, this guy with his Big Bad Wolf reputation treated me like a princess. I saw him at a dance club one night and thought he was super beautiful.I marched up to him, told him I thought he was cute, and from the minute we started dancing until the end of that summer when I moved abroad for school, we were inseparable.) but he made me feel like I had to sleep with him.Up until then, I’d only had two real boyfriends–both of them were super sweet and so good to me–but both of those relationships were so serious.I wanted to finally date someone just for fun–just to go out and make out and have it not be this whole dramatic epic romance.
I thought with this guy, it definitely wouldn’t be. He was exciting in a totally different way than the boys I’d dated before.Looking back, I definitely put myself in what could have been a scary situation.I was so determined to live on the edge for once, but instead of taking me up on it, he was uber-protective of me–making sure I never ever got into trouble or felt threatened.When we went to wild parties together, he’d whisk me away to the kitchen and cook for me–that man made great pancakes.
And when I told him I hadn’t had sex, he respected that.Sure, he asked if we could (and I think he knew I was thinking about it!