Sometimes, you’re dating someone and all of a sudden, it hits you: this person is way more into me, than I’m into them. It’s an awkward moment when that happens. You’ve just started seeing this person and you’re not sure how you feel, but their eagerness turns you off. Has this ever happened to you? Has it happened too late? Here are some signs to help you in the future. Godspeed.
#ThousandOaks #entrapment FFs have reached the conscious victim. Extrication expected soon. pic.twitter.com/W2O1EGX73u
— Capt Mike Lindbery (@VCFD_PIO) October 19 2021
Yup, this actually totally happened. A woman in Thousand Oaks, California, wasn’t quite ready to let her relationship with a man named Lawrence stall, so she jammed herself into his chimney, and promptly got stuck. Firefighters had to get her out with dish soap. After they took her to the hospital, she was arrested for “illegal entry and providing illegal information to a peace officer.” Need we explain why pulling the Ole Saint Nick is a bad idea? I think we need not.
Anyone else watching the new show A to Z? It’s about two people named Andrew and Zelda who meet, fall in love, and date, despite many complications. One of those being Andrew inviting himself to Zelda’s aunt’s funeral. I know it’s just a TV show, but this had to have happened in real life to someone. I was kind of aghast by Andrew’s actions, even though he’s fictional. Zelda specifically said she didn’t want him to come, but he showed up anyway. Does that not strike anyone else as a total faux pas and a little creepy? Speaking of creepy fictional guys…
Yes, I’m talking about John Cusack’s character Lloyd Dobler from Say Anything. I never, ever thought this was a romantic thing to do. The girl he was into was totally not into him, at least not as much as he was into her, and to show up at at her house at night blasting Peter Gabriel seemed like a very weird thing to do to me. I didn’t find it romantic at all. I thought it was a little stalker-y. It’s pretty clear that she wasn’t into him — the dude says, “I gave her my heart and she gave me a pen.” And you know if a woman did the boombox thing instead of a guy, people would call her clingy. I’m just saying.
There’s nothing more annoying than getting a series of texts from someone you’re just not that into. Especially because the texts are always about nothing. It’s just a constant stream of, “Hey” and “What’s up???” and “Hey what’s up????”. We’ve all been there though, on both ends. I’ve been the person who sent too many texts, and I’ve been the person to receive too many texts, and it’s cringe-y on both sides. If you’re into the person, it’s nice to hear from them, but if you’re not, it’s just annoying.
A few years ago, a girl got a tattoo of the guy’s face she had been dating for only one week. She posted it on Facebook, where it exploded, ending with the guy breaking up with her. Thankfully, it turned out to be a hoax. But you know somewhere out there, someone is really doing it. A young woman from Russia named Lesya Toumaniantz got a FACE tattoo of the name of her Internet boyfriend, less than 24 hours after they first met in person. She was only 18. She says the tattoo is, “a symbol of our eternal devotion.” But did he get her name tattooed across his face? Nope. They did however, get married, so I guess the feeling is mutual. Thank goodness.
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Almie Rose is a writer from Los Angeles. She has a blog, Apocalypstick. In addition to Dating & Hookup she also writes for Hello Giggles, The Frisky, Thought Catalog, and Genlux Magazine. Her book, I Forgot To Be Famous, is out now. You can follow her on twitter @apocalypstick. Her favorite pastime is eating and drinking and sleeping and then eating again.
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