Bryan you are a sweetie and I think that you are a great guy! I could be wrong, but I think we are at different places in life. I decide that since I have never talked to her before, I had better use the richer communication channel of talking on the phone, rather than going with my default plan of texting. The more honest you are with your answers, the more useful it will be for me, and I really would like to hear your unfiltered thoughts. I recall back to my Organizational Behaviour class and the section on rich vs lean levels of communication.Canada's Speed Dating and singles event Service, 25Dates.com, has been the facilitator for countless marriages, relationships and love matches.25brings professional singles together by combining the ease and practicality of internet dating with the essential human ingredient of a face-to-face encounter at their singles events in Toronto, Mississauga, Vancouver, Ottawa and Calgary. In one night, you will sit down, one on one for up to 25 three minute dates (regular events) You will decide who you like, and who you would like to see again. Now we all know there's nothing without mutual chemistry, so the 25 people you talk to will also be deciding if they want to see you again.The website looks pretty professional, so I throw my in and I am registered. which is a bit older than I would like, but the timing works out for both of us. I am disappointed, and unfortunately at this point in the conversation I have also been doing a bit of drinking.Saturday Mar 3, 2012 – Travel Lovers’ Speed Dating at the Red Square Vodka House Recalling that my ex told me to shave my armpits to make sure I don’t smell, I do this as preparatory work in the afternoon (more on this later). I tell her I don’t mind waiting around until she sorts out her issues, which I guess is an OK thing to say if I stop there. Simple, I just didn’t feel a romantic connection to you. I decide what to talk about and write a few notes down on a piece of paper, but I have trouble picking up the phone. This is especially true when calling a stranger for a date!
However long it takes, I finally manage to overcome my phone anxiety and give her a call. I am just hoping you can give me some feedback on anything about the speed-dating event, the email I sent you, and the couple of dates we had that jumped out at you. If you feel comfortable and are liking a girl maybe just flirt a little more. Also it’s good to know that my plan of paying for things and being assertive/taking charge of planning dates works well. And to top it all off, she sets me up with her friend Lacy. We send a few emails back and forth over the next few months, but gradually we fall out of touch. Here it is: I am trying to get better at the old dating game, so I have a bit of an odd request for you. This reinforces that I need to start things off with an active date and really try to spark the attraction right from the start.We also discuss a plan of using “voice memo” on our phones to record the conversations we have, so we can review them later. *ding ding* Girl #2 B: Hi I’m Bryan, how’s your night going? The beaches, the surfing, the West Coast Rainforests. I’m going to do a Scandinavian tour in the summer, I’ve been meaning to do that for awhile. So I am way too nice, and I think it actually comes across as a bit weird. Probably something like this: “I am sorry to hear you are having issues.Next thing you know, it’s time to roll, so we head down to Red Square. Petersburg, Helsinki, Stockholm, Oslo, Trondheim, Iceland. I don’t know about this whole 4 minute thing, it’s way too fast, I don’t know. G: Do you have family out here, or are they back in BC? It also definitely comes across as needy, so really if I did have any remaining chance with her, I have now totally bombed it. Hopefully you sort them out, and if you do and want to meet up again then send me a text. ” Definitely nothing more than that, and perhaps something less.