Dan (11/24-12/3/2014). My first meeting with Dan started out amazing. We spent 2 hours talking and laughing. He was articulate, attractive, and seemed self-confident. I was delighted when he called and set up an actual date at an upscale restaurant. Dan is a Vegan, I am a carnivore. I have dated men in the past with opposite food likes and somehow it just never works out. It always becomes a hassle for both of us. It’s the little things that can become really annoying as a relationship matures.
About an hour into our date Dan says; “My father sodomized me daily for my entire childhood. It was a repressed memory that came out when my ex-wife and I were going for marital counseling.” He has had 4 years of counseling to help him through his issues, which he seems to think is sufficient. He also mentions that he has “mild” Asperger’s Syndrome. I am not personally equipped to be in a relationship with someone so broken. I certainly have empathy for him. We saw each other one more time.
He had ordered 4-dozen of my cookies (non-vegan) about 2 weeks before Christmas and we met in a casual restaurant. He started giving me advice about how to run my day spa and spent the entire meal business-lecturing me. It was tedious and boring. I know he has never been in a day spa.