Day: July 27, 2011

Your First “I Love you???”

So I’m reading yet another book on online dating, this time “Confessions of an Online Dating Addict: a True Account of Dating and Relating in the Internet Age” by Jane Coloccia, when I come across the following passage: Overall the relationship was good.  We spent every weekend together and had a fabulous time whether we were shopping in Wal-mart or going to a winery for a romantic weekend.  One night we were in his house and he was showing me old family movies and his sister called.  At the end of the conversation he said, “I love you too.” “So you do have that word in your vocabulary?” He smiled and said, “You know I love you Jane.” “I love you too,” I said and then we hugged.  It was the first time a man had ever told me he loved me. I am floored.  The first time?  The very first time?  The author is in her forties at this point and her adventures in “dating and relating” span 8 years and over 200 men, …