happy hour date. i wore a nice outfit. guy shows up in cargo shorts (NYC = not acceptable). ok… i can roll with it. drinking wine, nice-ish restaurant. he announces he’s already had a shot at work, and then says we should order shots. did i mention i was drinking wine? he then commented on me not wearing nailpolish. i made my excuses and said goodbye.
I spent six months on a vacation by myself and it was amazing how many people really talk to just hear themselves talk and did not listen to what you had to say. I wasn’t trying to pick anybody up but just chatting with people you meet.