The waiting game is a huge part of dating — waiting for texts back, waiting for a second date to be scheduled, etc. And during that time I often come up with pretty interesting ideas for someone’s silence. Let’s just say anxiety is a bitch, and she takes my mind to crazy places including some of the below which bubbled up immediately after a recent second date.
I say my “guilty pleasure” is chocolate peanut butter chip ice cream, but really, it’s bigger than that — it’s my desperate need to hold on to my discount at the local ice cream store.
While I worked at the ice cream store in high school, I’m pretty sure my discount still exists because, let’s call him Fred, my ice cream man, thinks I’m cute — and of course, I milk it for all it’s worth.
I get ice cream for my family, friends, cat, you name it. I call Fred when there are bugs in my apartment I’m too afraid to kill, and he always comes in 5 minutes or less (you can’t even get an ambulance that fast — you know, for when you faint in fear of being so close to a New York City roach). …