THIS WEEK'S DEAR JOHN LETTER!
A girl asked me out on a date last night. We decided on a place close to her and we were supposed to go on a date today. She said she might be later because she needed a babysitter for her six-year-old and one-year-old. Anyway, long story short, I traveled over a half hour to meet up and I noticed I was going to be a few minutes late because I thought I just knew where the place was and didn't GPS it, I turned down the wrong street. I decided to call her to tell her. I said I’m sorry, I thought I knew where the place was by memory so I didn’t use a GPS and ended up turning down the wrong street. She got quiet, I asked if she was mad. She said no, that was OK she was fighting with some eyeliner anyway. OK cool. Hung up and got there like two minutes later only to witness her leaving the parking lot (turning her head off to the side so I wouldn't notice her face) and taking off on me! I drove all that way for nothing. I tried to call her but it went to voicemail. Do I give up on her completely? Do I give up on dating completely?
Signed – About Done With Dating
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