' And he says, yeah, he liked antique corsets and his wife would model them for him.
Oh yeah, you bet this is an appropriate topic of conversation only one hour after meeting someone.
I grabbed a cab and ran home and made sure all the doors and windows were securely locked! "4) If there is an agreement to meet offline, the first meeting will be someplace public like a coffee shop -- Dutch treat.
He did not live in the area, he was married (but claimed he was divorced) and -- worst of all - - he was an online lothario who gave the same rap to every woman he met. While profiles CAN be full of lies ('I have a master's degree in psychology'), even the lies can be revealing because they still come from the person making them. If they don't show up, then I am perfectly comfortable having coffee alone in a coffee shop.
I even spoke to one of his other victims on the phone and exchanged e-mails with others whom he gave the same line to. If there is chemistry, then we could meet a second time for a formal date.
"As for my current situation, I am not dating anyone at the moment and am not doing anything special to meet men.
I wanted to know your worst online dating tales, and you had some doozies.
As I read through them (and apologies that I could not fit them all into one column), the immortal words of Richard Brautigan came to mind -- the coda to a story about a woman who wreaked romantic havoc in the lives of many of his friends. She seemed sweet, and we talked online just about every day.
"This might have been a funny story if it weren't for the fact that people need a little loving and, God, sometimes it's sad all the (stuff) they have to go through to find some." Amen, brother. "She had just gotten a house to live in that belonged to her grandmother.She kept asking me if I would go to Missouri to live with her, and kept saying she loved me to tears. I told her I needed to save up money for about three months.I worked two jobs for three months and was completely exhausted."So I then had lots of money and I told her I was ready to be with her. She said, 'I don't care, I have two guys staying here now.' "A word to the wise: Look that girl in the eyes." "I met a guy on Craigs List and we had our first date.And in the middle of telling me things that he liked to do and talking about his ex-wife he goes from 'we liked sailing and buying antiques' to 'and I like corsets ...' Excuse me, corsets?He keeps talking as if he hasn't said anything off, and I stop him and ask, 'What do you mean by corsets?