The Male Ego

There was this guy. You know, the one I talked to after my last date, (AA) stood me up. He was nice. Actually, he was really nice. The trouble was that once I gave him my number he texted and phoned me 24/7. I mean really, the guy wouldn’t leave me alone. He started texting me a play-by-play of his day, “I’m going to the store now” then “I’m going into a meeting now” then “I’m eating my lunch now” then what became his habitual “goodnight hun. xoxo”.

After about two days of him calling me “hun” and sending me virtual kisses I wanted to poke my eyeballs out. That wasn’t the only thing though. I also found him to be a bit annoying and obnoxious, and if there’s one thing I don’t have a tolerance for, its irritating men. I realized how much he irritated me when he asked if I wanted to hear his British accent and I spouted out a hard “no” and then he said “you’re kind of mean sometimes, you know”. Umm yeah, never a good sign. I felt like a snob, but the guy was driving me crazy.

 I had already agreed to go out with him so I felt bad when I texted him to break it off. I felt even worse that I had to text it but he was at work and I didn’t want to leave it to the last-minute, so I did what I had to do. I tried to be polite about it and let him down easy but his ego was majorly bruised anyway. That didn’t show up until I refused to change my decision though. At first I was met with “I don’t understand what I did wrong” and “but you didn’t even try” which then turned into “oh so you did have chemistry with the guy who blew you off though?” in a snarky tone (that was when I stopped humoring him by replying). His girlish behaviour just reinforced my decision more. For a girl who goes for the alpha male sort, this guy was way off.

I tried to be open-minded when I was conversing with this guy, but in the end I’m glad I didn’t bend on my ideals. I’m sure if I wanted to I could have entered into a meaningless relationship in a heartbeat, and don’t think the thought didn’t cross my mind, but that’s not what I want in my life.

As a side note, I still have three or four more stories to publish for The Worst Dating Story Contest, before I can decide on a winner… so I appreciate your patience. I’ll try to have them out for you to read as soon as I can.

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22 thoughts on “The Male Ego

  1. If he was annoying and needy before you even went out with him, then it would’ve only gotten worse after you went out with him. I think you dodged a bullet with this one. xoxo

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