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What Flattery Will Get You

So I received an e-mail over the weekend from a friend of mine from college, saying that he’d awoken in the night after a nostalgic and somewhat erotic dream about me.

Backstory

I met this fellow, call him Dan, freshmen year of college – we were in the same English class.  I had a huge crush on him and used to walk him to his next class since I didn’t have one immediately after our English class.  Later he joined a fraternity and so we had lots of mutual friends and saw each other quite often, though rarely because we had made specific plans to hang out (though sometimes we did). Continued

Online Dating: Honey’s Greatest Hits

Lance is on vacation, so in honor of his absolute hatred of online dating I thought that I’d throw this post up.  This is one of my absolute favorite Match stories and is dedicated to the following peeps (besides Lance): (1) LisaQ, who asked for more details in the comment section of her article Rules for Breaking Up, (2) The Dateable Dork, who has made it known that she considers online dating to be a metaphorical form of Dumpster Diving, (3) all of you, who I think will really enjoy it.

Setting the Stage

So to set the stage a little, I’d exchanged several lengthy e-mails with this fellow (call him Steve) and I think one phone call prior to meeting.  He had a good job and although I wasn’t totally taken with his photos, he brought them up first and apologized, saying that they weren’t very good but all he had in digital and that he was way better looking in person.  This turned out to be not true, but it’s not like he was a troll or anything.  So I went out with him a couple of times because he was interesting, but avoided anything physically intimate while I decided if I could become attracted to him (which is possible). Continued