Day: October 19, 2011

The Rehearsal Dinner Too?

Date #7 wants me to go to the rehearsal dinner for his brother’s wedding.  Under ordinary circumstances, this would be cause for celebration: a man I met on the internet wants me to meet his parents! I have never, in the entire history of my Great Date Experiment, reached the point of being introduced to anybody’s parents (well, aside from the time that the Bovary Reading Bachelor’s neighbors “accidentally” dropped by during our first and last date…) and I’d be lying if I said I wasn’t flattered. But these are not ordinary circumstances. Oh no. You see, Date #7 and I don’t actually get along all that well.  We’re great on paper, and we both agree that we have great “potential,” but working well on paper is different than working well in real life and potential doesn’t supersede the present.  If our brief history is of any indication, the more time I spend with him, the greater the likelihood that I’ll end up pissed off and I don’t want to be pissed off at the …