Kissy Monster

Submitted by Amy:

Philip and I got to know each other through e-mail for a couple of weeks.  We met up with me in a town park for our first date.  He introduced himself, I introduced myself, and the next words out of his mouth were, "What, no kiss?"

I shook my head.  "We're still kind of strangers," I said.

He said, "We just spent two weeks talking.  I don't get a kiss after all that?"

I shook my head.

"Why not?" he asked.

"Because we just met."

"But we technically didn't."

"But we technically did."

He said, "So you're going to go all Victorian on me?  What else do you want me to do?  Go kill a marauder?  Or a dragon?  What more do you want?"

I backed away.  "I-I just want to get to know you better," I lied.

He stepped toward me.  "Then kiss me, and I'll give you whatever you desire."


"Fuck this!" he yelled and took off, turning a few heads in the park.  Was I out of line here?


  1. You were fine. The guy has control issues, boundary issues, and anger issues. Good riddance.

  2. Then what is the use of getting to know one another before you meet, if when you meet you feel you have JUST met?

  3. you could have asked him "what no ring? we just spent all this time talking for the past two weeks... can't you tell i'm the one for you?"

  4. The suggestion by 4:18pm could backfire...

  5. to 3:50pm... the purpose is to find out if you're comfortable enough to meet each other in person. Why should she have to feel obligated to kiss him right off the bat?

  6. dodged a bullet there.

    Read Malcolm Gladwell's book "Blink" it talks about first reactions and how they're quite accurate.

  7. 5:37, the purpose of meeting is to fuck. The only negotiable point is the price.

  8. Nope, you weren't out of line. You were trusting your instincts and it paid off!

  9. This is why I don't understand why people waste so much time talking virtually. 2-3 emails, agree to meet at a coffeeshop or bar for 30-45 minutes, of course longer if mutually agreed.

  10. I guess he was expecting a greeting with kisses, did you shake his hands?!??!!

  11. a hug would have been cool, but a kiss? hahahaha

  12. i love that people actually leave serious responses to these stories like
    'You were fine. The guy has control issues, boundary issues, and anger issues. Good riddance.'.
    yeah, you tell 'em sister. next stop Operah.

  13. To 5:56-- that might be common practice with the hookers, sorry, "escorts" you meet off Craig's List, but that isn't the case here.

  14. 11:27, no one dates anyone they do not want sex with.

  15. answer this question, did you carefully pick your panties, douche, touch up the muffin? If you did any of those, you knew what he wanted.

  16. It looks like 1 anon is an ass and has posted at least 3 comments here. THERE IS A REASON GUYS LIKE THAT ARE SINGLE. OP, while I don't think a kiss at that time would have been uncommon, it is perfectly fine to say that you would like to get to know them better first. It sounds like the guy just wanted to get laid.


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