I think I'm going to stop chasing women for a while.
Am I really this bad at first-dates? Go out for drink, engage in long, interesting conversation which zips along nicely, get her laughing, make witty references to things, and...
...yup, that's about what I get in response. Not even crickets chirping. Just... zero.
"Their loss," a friend tells me. Thank you, friend, for trying to boost my ego. (Incidentally, also, thank you, friend, for shooting me down as well, years ago.)
God. Seriously, ladies. Seriously. Don't lead a man on, on a date,* with smiles and laughter and welcoming body language for over two hours and then disappear. Totally not cool.
* The reason I include this disclaimer is, in the past, I've been engaged in really awesome, fun conversations with women while not technically on a date, and they drop the ol' boyfriend-reference in there, and we've covered that ground already in the good pages of this blog years ago.