To investigate the missteps you might be making without even knowing it (and to prevent you from doing them again), 10 women told us of times they were this close to sealing the deal with a guy…and how he blew it. "A guy I was casually hooking up with was texting me all sorts of dirty stuff one night about how he wanted me, and when he finally showed up at my door, he was mildly drunk and eating a giant sandwich.(His mid-bite apology: ‘Yeah, just gotta finish this, sorry.So after a few drinks at a bar, we headed back to his place.In the cab, we couldn't even breathe we were so into it!And sometimes, your parents’ religious or moral beliefs make them inflexible in helping to decide what’s best for you.This sticky situation is what motivated me to become a coach.We exchanged a couple of e-mails and I was thinking that maybe I’d like to meet her in person. I’d love to get back into it, though, but haven’t so far because I hate doing things alone. I have historically hit periods when, as a result of where I lived or the structure of my daily life, I had a hard time meeting women, but I’ve never had trouble getting dates when I was actually around eligible women.I knew as I hit the send button that I’d never hear from her again. I tried to play it straight, using my profile to tell the wonderful women of the 5280 who I was as best I could – what I do for a living, what I do for fun, what my interests are, and so forth. My experience, though, has begun to make me feel like an untouchable.
I ended up meeting my partner at a nightclub while on vacation in Ibiza with a girlfriend.
So hungry.’) Nothing's less sexy than sandwich breath, not to mention the fact that pausing for a meal kind of kills the mood he had established with all that texting? I can still smell salami when I think about it." —Kristine, 30 “I was involved with a guy long distance.
It wasn’t exclusive, but the last time we were together, we were both supposedly single.
And it’s almost impossible to get unbiased romantic advice because there are so many emotions involved.
Egos can get bruised and sentimental attachments cloud judgment.