A Special Commemoration

Story Submitted by Susan:

John e-mailed me over the Internet and we found that we both had a lot in common.  I was kind of on the fence after our first date, because while I was looking forward to meeting him, in person, he wasn't too communicative and it was hard to yank conversation out of him.

He asked me out a second time, and I gave him a chance, as I reasoned that perhaps he might have been shy that first time around.

His idea was for coffee and to watch a movie back at his place.  Coffee went well, and by early evening, we were driving separately to his house.

He led me to the side of his house and said, "Wait here."  I stopped and he continued on to the back.

Close to 20 minutes later, he came around and led me by the hands to his back porch.

He had lit at least 30 candles, set up from the backyard path, up the steps, and flickering in a circle around bedding on the floor of his back porch.

He said, "Seven years ago today, I lost my virginity.  I want to commemorate it tonight, with you."

I said, "That's sweet.  I'm not sure if I'm quite ready for that, but–"

"It's the 10th.  It must be done tonight."

I smiled and said, "But I don't really want to sleep with you just yet.  It's our second date."

He pulled out his phone and dialed a number.  I asked him what he was doing and he said:

"I have to sleep with someone tonight.  This is serious."

He left me to go inside his house through the back door, then closed it behind him.

I left and never heard from him again.


  1. That's sweet? No. That's ridiculous.

    I would have walked out on that loser immediately for suggesting something like that.

  2. I can't believe you stood outside for 20min.

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  4. You certainly contained yourself better than I could have in that situation. I would've been like, "Fuck no!"

  5. Baku ... was the post you removed different in which you said "FUCK YES!!"? just curious!

  6. ^ Hell no! :P

  7. *shrug* Nutjob. I'm surprised he didn't burn down the back porch.

  8. How else can you e-mail someone, if not over the Internet?


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