10/03/2011

We're All Very Not Okay

Story Sent in by Jessica:

Andy told me to meet him late afternoon at a particular street corner for our first date. I arrived there right on time, but there was no sign of him anywhere. I waited around for about 10 minutes when a green SUV pulled up next to me with its windows rolled down.

There was a man driving and a woman in the passenger seat, around my age (I was in my late twenties). Both were in sunglasses. The woman said, "Are you waiting for Andy?"

I replied, "Yes. Is he okay?"

The woman glanced at the man and then asked me, "Are you okay?"

"Yes."

The woman then turned to the man and said, "Let's go."

The woman looked at me one last time before they drove off. It put me immediately ill at ease. Not long after, Andy showed up, all smiles.

He must have been able to tell that something was up, because he asked, "What's wrong?"

I related the incident to him and his mood suddenly changed. He muttered something I didn't hear and then brightened. "Ready to go?" he asked.

I thought he was asking me if I wanted to go eat, so I said, "Yes."

"Where'd you park?" he asked, and I told him. He went on, "The place isn't too far, but I need you to follow me."

Still thinking that he was talking about a place to eat, I didn't think anything of it, although in retrospect, I should have asked him why he wanted to meet me at that particular corner if the place he was taking me to eat was elsewhere.

I followed his car to a residential neighborhood and parked behind him, in front of a house that had a green SUV in its driveway.

I didn't step out of my car, but watched as he strode up the front walk of the house, rang the bell, and crouched on the porch, beside the door.

The girl who had been the passenger in the SUV opened the door. He sprang and grabbed her head. She screamed and in a flash, the guy who had been the driver was through the door. He pummeled Andy with his fists, but Andy wouldn't let go of the girl. He swung her back and forth by her head on the porch, using her as a human shield from the guy.

I jumped out of my own car and ran onto the lawn. "Andy, stop! What are you doing?" I yelled.

He faced me and said, "Get back in the car! This isn't about you!"

The guy smashed a punch onto Andy's jaw and Andy let go of the girl, who hit the porch floor. Andy ran at me. I jumped away and he sped right by as the guy chased him back to his car. Andy yelled, "I'll get you both for this!" He made it to his car and shot away.

The guy then advanced on me and said, "What are you looking at? Get out of here!"

I hurried to my car and drove off as he went to help the girl on the porch. I have no idea what the confrontation was all about, and I didn't hear from Andy ever again.

8 comments:

  1. This sounds fabricated to me. Nothing about it makes any kind of sense.

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  2. Odd. Insanity usually makes sense.

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  4. ^Yes! So much. I'm surprised that she even got out of the car. I'd have sped away while calling the cops.

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  5. Maybe 'Andy' asked the OP out on a 'rebound date' and maybe that other woman (who was in the suv) was his EX and he was trying to make her jealous so he let her know about the 'date' (and details of where they are meeting up.) so maybe that woman got that other guy to drive by the spot the lady yelled out to her (to not only see if she was andys 'date' but to also have her tell andy about her driving by w.a guy in a suv) so when andy found out his EX was with another guy (who he prob new of) he went there to beat the sh*t out of his EX (because he's a crazy woman beater lol).. Which explains why the lady in the car said to the OP ''Are you okay'' when the OP asked if andy was OKay..

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  6. PRO TIP: This story feels much more normal and less shocking if you simply pretend the whole thing takes place in a giant trailer park.

    ;-)

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  7. I reckon that Andy was a woman-beater, hence why the sunglasses wearing woman asking OP if she was "okay". Most likely being an ex of Andy, whom Andy had bragged about the date to, and so was able to find OP.
    It'd also explain why Andy attacked the sunglasses wearing woman. OP made a lucky escape.

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