Dating has changed a lot in 10 years, it's more hi-tech. Instead of calling, it's texting and apparently responding back via text on a timely basis is VERY important.
One thing I've learned is that I am too laid back to be dating. Good God I didn't know guys could be so much drama! Seriously. I thought it was girls who were supposed to freak out if they don't hear back from the person they are dating. I thought it was girls that would prefer spending every minute of every day with the person they are dating.
Naw, not girls, it's men in their 30s. They are like little whiny high school girls. No joke.
Case in point.
I had been dating a guy, we will call him Pube, just because I think it's funny. I had gone on about 8 dates with Pube and he was pretty nice, funny, and most importantly, not annoying. Or so I thought.
Well, he totally started ruining the whole hanging out/dating thing for me by telling me that I'm the first girl that he's thought about family and kids with.
Sigh. Why can't guys just hang out without wanting a relationship? I thought that's what guys were into, but apparently not.
....So one Friday night I was hanging out in Park City and went on a midnight hike. I knew my phone wouldn't work in the mountains so I just left it back at my friend's house. While I was phoneless, Pube had sent me a text asking what I was doing that weekend.
Of course I didn't get that text until the next day because I was in the mountains all night. So I write him back the next day. Here is our text conversation:
Friday 9:22 pm
Pube: What are you doing this weekend?
Friday 10:18 pm
Pube: Or don't respond. That always works.
Saturday 12:14 pm
Me: Sorry! Yes, I am headed to lay town tomorrow. It's my bro's bday, yay cake!
(Yes, I'm retarded)
Saturday 3:41 pm
Pube: That's the 3rd time you've said sorry in less then a week. Not good.
(WTF? Did he seriously just say that? That came out of nowhere. I'm a little pissed so I write back...)
Saturday 3:56 pm
Me: Well I went camping last night so I didn't get your text till today.
And then I didn't hear back from him that night. Which is really strange because he usually responds within the hour. He obviously is trying to give me a taste of my own medicine. Problem with that is I don't really care so it doesn't really work.
So I forgot all about Pube and his needy-ass texts until Sunday night when I was awoken at 3 in the morning by my phone beeping. What the hell? I thought. So I check my phone and this is what I get:
Monday 3:04 am
Pube: You are kind of f**king up, so what do you think? I like you, but I think I should find 1 of those "needy utah girls". They might call too much, but they have your back . . . But what I want is you. Point is you need to tell me wtf you want.
Monday 3:15 am
Pube: And those "utah girls" don't go camping past oct 15th when its 27 degrees outside. It must have been chilly.
W T F ????
Yeah, I read that and was pretty shocked, he basically just accused me of lying. This guy is like a sweetheart in person, what the hell is going on? So I go back to sleep and decide to deal with it in the morning.
Dude. Who does that?
I decide it's time to get rid of this needy dude and because I'm really classy and have no problem with confrontation, I break it off with him in an email.
At least it wasn't a text.
I guess some people take it pretty seriously.