Does That Include You?

E-mail Submitted by John:


Thanks for the good time on Friday night.  I had a lot of fun with you and I'd love to see you again.

One thing has been bothering me since then though.  You said that you wanted to rise through the ranks at work to become department head.  This makes me think that you'll be a dreary potential husband and a stern disciplinarian with any future kids.  I don't think that you're a good match for me.

But wait!  You also siad that you like doing "family things," whatever those are.  I know you listed some but I don't remember any of them.  The fact that I can't remember them makes me think that you suck, and you suck large.  Once you stop sucking, find a girl who won't mind so much!

Also, those statues you were talking about?  They suck too.  Everything sucks.



  1. Ah, to be so perfect in an imperfect world. Yeah, I'd hate myse... er, everyone else too.

  2. Yeah, but does she suck?

  3. Maybe this sounds odd, but I like her. It sounds like her date was really boring the hell out of her (not deliberately but simply because he lacks an interesting personality) and she wanted to give him the message in a more whimsical way.

    Of course, there aren't a lot of details to work with here and I could be very wrong, but anybody who on a first date talks about how they're ambitious but also likes doing "family things" somehow just rubs me the wrong way. They're either going through a checklist of what he thinks women want to hear or are legit boring. I would have given the OP the benefit of the doubt, but statuary? Really? Come on.

  4. Boring or not, there's no reason to be rude. A simple "I'm not feeling it" would suffice.

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  6. ^ You got it. No reason to try and make somebody kill themselves.

  7. "Thanks for the good time on Friday night. I had a lot of fun with you and I'd love to see you again."

    And she then goes on to tell him he sucks? I'm confused. No, maybe she's confused.

    I wish OP had given more of a background on it. Like describing the date itself and then adding this at the end.

  8. ^I agree. Personally I think it's OK to be mean if the other person richly deserves it (which is why I seldom have bad dates, though I may occasionally BE one) but here it's impossible to tell because we don't really have any context.

  9. ^I'd like to hear your dates' POV before believing that you never have bad dates, puppy dog.


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