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Story Sent in by David:

For our first date, Lila invited me out to hang with her and a group of her friends at a pool hall. We played for a little bit and then I went to the bathroom. When I returned everyone - Lila and her friends - were gone.

I called Lila up and she said, "Hey! Yeah we left. We saw some other guys we knew and we all went to Tyler's Bar."

I said, "I'm a little upset you didn't wait for me. Did you want me to meet you at Tyler's or...?"

She replied, "If you could not, that would be best. I have a major crush on one of the guys and having you there would be awkward, you know?"

I was silent at that. It had been crystal clear that this was supposed to be a first date. As if reading my mind she said, "Are you upset? Don't be upset!"

I said, "Be talking to you... I guess," and I hung up. Never heard back from her, and that's likely for the best.


  1. If you can't be with the one you love, love the one you're with. Or dump him to go chase the one you love. YMMV.

  2. Why would you bother to go on a date with a guy if you're not interested?

    1. Free dinner, for starters. Or pool games/drinks. As a bonus, you can make the guy you're actually interested in jealous.

      What, were you raised by men or something? Didn't any women ever take you under their wing and teach you the womanly ways?

  3. OP probably looked like a C.H.U.D.

  4. I think he dodged a bullet. She'd be using him for the rest of their lives if the relationship went anywhere...


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