Monday, February 27, 2006

Chemistry, Compatibility, Stupidity

I know that you all are dying to hear about the Date with the Catholic. Suffice it to say that the date itself was really fun (in my estimation) and that a good time was had (I think) by all. We met for a drink at a cheesy establishment (in case I hated him, I didn't want to meet someplace better) and then moved on to a less cheesy one. We basically hung out and talked for like 5 hours. No awkwardness - at all. I haven't heard from him since we parted ways, and so I'm not sure what more to say than that. Between the two of us I think we broke many of the rules of online dating and maybe even some of the Roman Catholic Church.

New goal for self: Learn to end a date properly.

Incidentally, I may have the opportunity to work on that goal very soon, as the Businessman has asked to meet.

15 comments:

Masterfraud said...

Awesome, Dr. C! Glad you had a good time! And tell me; what is the proper way to end a date? ;)

BrightStar said...

I hope you end up seeing him again, since it went so well!

seadragon said...

Yay! (am I the only one who found humor in your use of the word, "cheesy"? Because he works with cheese? Yes? Okay. Never mind.)

Dr. Crazy said...

What is the proper way to end a date? Well, I would suspect it would include a kiss or hug goodbye and some discussion of having had a good time and some discussion of liking to see the other person again.

Tragically, none of those things (well, I suppose there was the hug goodbye) was able to happen at the end of our date because I think we were both slightly freaked out because we kind of made out - a lot - instead.

ejnw06 said...

It ended perfectly. What you participated in was an accelerated relationship--a relationship that would have wasted your time for 3 months....Instead you squeezed it into five hours!

jo(e) said...

Sounds to me like you do know how to end a date ....

NL said...

What's wrong with making out?

Masterfraud said...

I'm with jo(e). Clearly, you know how to end a date!

academic brat said...

What? Two people who met online ended a first date by making out a lot? That's called a good date.

I'm a tad worried that he didn't call you back over the weekend. Guys with a clue always know to call within 24 hours of the date ending, just to touch base. Most guys, however, do not have a clue.

negativecapability said...

It's not as if you haven't been communicating guidedly for a really long time. The first date should really count as the second or third in this case (an aside: what's up with all the counting the date rules in Cosmo-type magazines anyway?) No awkwardness + making out seems good to me, if not entirely proper :)

Terminaldegree said...

Sounds like a fun date to me! :)

Dr. Crazy said...

Oh, it was a fun date, but the not hearing from him? Entirely lame. And, in the interest of full disclosure, I should probably mention that the date kind of ended on Saturday morning at 7 AM with him scampering away like a scared bunny rabbit. Methinks that there may be some sexual double-standard hijinks at work here, wherein I am being "blamed" for "letting things go too far." (It should be noted that I did not have the intercourse with him; we just made out and then there was a sleepover.)

I sent him a message yesterday which basically said that the whole situation is lame, whether because of him, me, or both of us I don't know, but I suspect he may be too much of a coward to respond to it. Anyway, that's ok. I like Ej's suggestion that the whole relationship took place and is now over, which means that I can now move on from it.

Bardiac said...

Okay, so an elegant breakfast cooked by two and shared with much laughter might have been a better ending. (Even better if served in bed by your totally brilliant and non-judgmental personal Jeeves.)

But really, sounds like you had a fun time.

seadragon said...

hmm. The Catholic has disappointed me. I withdraw my approval.

But you, you are perfect. Don't let those Catholic boys make YOU feel guilty. I wasted far too many years doing that, and the only person it was good for was my therapist.

Don't worry. You are pretty good at this newfangled dating thing, I'd say.

Ancrene Wiseass said...

Oh, boy. Does this kind of date-ending ever sound familiar. This particular Wiseass has far too much experience with that particular double standard.

And yes, he is lame.