May 25, 2008 Read the full article →
I bought a ticket to Denmark. I know what you’re thinking. She’s lost her mind! She’s wrapped up in a torrid love affair with the Dane! My little brother called me when he found out, “Alaina? You’re flying to Denmark? So you’re really serious with this guy, huh?” There was an obvious hint of concern […]
May 9, 2008 Read the full article →
When did men start asking women out with a text message?
I got married in 2004 and divorced in 2007. In 2004, men definitely didn’t do this.
Text Case #1:
Subject: A guy who asked me out at a bar. We had a brief text exchange the next morning.
My Text: Thanks for your number. Had fun playing pool!
His Text: And just think how much fun it would have been had you won a game!
My Text: Yeah, really! What’s your e-mail?
No response. My friend and I concluded it must have been my asking for his e-mail. “That’s weird,” she said. Clearly I don’t know text rules. Clearly.
Five days later he sends me another one.
His Text: Any plans tonight?
My Text: Nope, just staying in.
His Text: Yeah, probably the same thing for me.
I haven’t responded.