4/03/2017

All the Dates We'll Never Have

Story Sent in by Aaron:

I was organizing a beach outing for a group of buddies and one of them asked if she could bring her friend Kayla. Kayla was really hot and I fell for her at once. We were both even reading the same book (All the Light We Cannot See) at the same time. What are the odds? I took down her number, called her up soon afterward, and set up a date.

We took a walk around a pretty park to start. We talked about this and that and I remembered that we were both reading the same book. I asked her about it and she said pretty harshly, "I don't want to talk about it."

I was surprised to hear that. It was just a book after all (and a pretty good one) and so I said, "That bad, huh?"

She then turned to me and screamed at full volume, "I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT!"

I was so stunned that I didn't say a word but just turned and left. She actually called after me, "Where are you going?" but I was too frazzled to turn around or respond. Ever.

10 comments:

  1. "So, Kayla, where do you want to go eat?"
    "I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT!"
    "Okay, did you see Dancing With The Stars last night?"
    "I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT!"
    "Humm, how about that local sports team?"
    "I DON'T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT!"

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  2. Dating fail by OP. "It was just a book. . ." great attitude. Maybe let it play out?

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  3. Cookie for OP. I'm too tired to find a gif. Anyone?

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  4. OP forgot to mention how melodically she screamed that.

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  5. Best way to ensure your daughter becomes a teen mom?

    Name her Kayla.

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    1. Or Brandi. Also, if you want them to become strippers, name them Crystal or Amber.

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  6. Been a long time since a baffling story stirred the detective in me!

    Why would she get angry if asked about the book? Because she hasn't read it and is ashamed of it, perhaps? Why did she say she read it in the first place? Well, was it a coincidence that she mentioned that she read the same book than OP when they first met? Maybe the buddy has something to do with it...

    The buddy set them up, telling Kayla what he likes, what he read. She found him interesting, so went along with the book, but didn't read it. When asked about it, she felt found out, exposed so instead of being mature and just own up, which could be a good way to see if OP is mature and pave the way for a second date with the promise of reading said book in the interval, she lashed out like a toddler caught with their hands in the cookie jar...

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    1. When he mentioned the book he was reading she said "Really?!? Me too!" and figured she'd have time to read it before the date. Right before the date she tried to cram like it was a final exam, but by the time he asked about it the whole plot had flown from her brain.

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    2. That's a possibility. Good point.

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