Relationships/Dating

What Would You Say?

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So, what would you say to the guy/girl that you like, but they turned you down?

Me? I’d tell Joe you’re an adult. Speak your mind.

I think his excuse for ending it with me is hogwash. I genuinely think Joe is a nice guy, and he probably finds it difficult to tell me the real reason. What do I think the real reason is? I have three assumptions.

  1. He’s looking for something more casual.
  2. I’m a chubster.
  3. He’s scared to fall in lesbians with me.

Number one would be much easier for him to say however, and number three is actually a lot of fun… which is why I’m opting for number two on this occasion. Joe thinks I have a pretty face, and a pretty awesome personality (self-assessment, of course), but I’m just not ticking his physical box and I accept that. I wouldn’t be upset or angry if it was true, I’m actually a very understanding person. I already know my size is an issue (for me – fuck everyone else’s opinions) and I am changing that. For me, and only me.

Joe probably needs the whole package and so far, I can only offer 2 out of 3. I’m not sad about that, disappointed maybe but not sad. If anything, he’s missed out on a first-rate girl.

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It’s also easier for me to opt for number two because before we met, he were super keen on me. Afterwards, well… not so much. So it doesn’t take a genius to piece it together for it to make sense.

He isn’t perfect. He’s flawed like the rest of us, but even I fell for his flaws. There was nothing (though I had much to experience and learn with Joe – he is somewhat a stranger to me) that I would have changed about him.

I do wonder, had I not been the size I am… just how well would our date have gone? How many times would I have seen him since?

…Murphy’s law.

Either way, this is how it is now and I’m tired of thinking about him, and his reasoning. Right now, I am being patient with myself. I am just happy to be by myself, losing weight and having a much better, and healthier lifestyle.

Life is full of disappointments, it’s a shame I need to add Joe to that list.

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