The Ice Palace

We are so vain that we even care for the opinion of those we don't care for...

Thursday, July 19, 2007

The Return Of Shirtless Guy



Two Years Later...

So There I was checking my myspace, and I received an e-mail from someone named Jesse. Now The only Jesse I know is Lisa's "not boyfriend" so I assumed it was from him. I opened it up to find that it was shirtless guy! If you don't know all about shirtless guy, go read my post from two years ago. He had found me via our high school alumni page. Apparently we had gone to school together but didn't know it. Well, at least I never knew. He's probably been stalking me since then!!!

I see he's in a relationship, and they have a dog together (cause you know having a dog together makes it real) so I assume he's happy and was just saying hi. WRONGO! Yeah about the third e-mail he lets me know he made a mistake with his current girlfriend... and is homesick. Then it happens he gives me his phone number "because he hates typing". I don't call him. I figure I will give him my number, and nothing will come of it. *insert dramatic pause here* He called.

Ok I can't get guys who claim they love me and want to live happily ever after to call me, and this guy lives in another state, has a girlfriend,and stalks me... What the crap?

So The conversation is fun and light, and I don't flirt with him at all, because he STILL technically had a girlfriend. He gave me the story about why he shouldn't be with her, and why it was a mistake, etc etc.. I just said "uh huh" a lot. He just kept telling me how much he liked me when he lived here, and how I wouldn't even look at him, and when he tried to talk to me I would run away. He said that I would sprint from my apartment to my car. (I quite possibly did do that) I just never thought he was interested in me. His last girlfriend looked like Malibu Barbie, and *I* don't so it just never dawned on me. Plus his grandfather was the manager of my apartment so ya know what if things went bad? I mean I could have been forced to move from my oh so fabulous 1970's style townhouse that I love so much.

The longer we talked the more I found out we have in common and the more I wished I hadn't been so afraid of him when he lived here. However, the fact remains he has a girlfriend, and until he doesn't (if that day comes) we can only be friends.

Things happen for reasons...

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5 Comments:

At 3:26 PM , Blogger aka_Monty said...

Hmmm...perhaps there is finally someone to outstalk to stalker? ;)

 
At 3:38 PM , Blogger Kimi said...

great post. :]
love your charity! that is another one that is cloes to my heart, because about 5 years ago my grandad died from a type of cancer. so that is very close to me as well.

 
At 3:39 PM , Blogger Kimi said...

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At 3:42 PM , Blogger Kimi said...

i forgot to post my site url. lol!

http://abstract-sky.com

:]

 
At 5:32 AM , Blogger Queenie said...

Is shirtless guy still shirtless? Its probably lucky for him that he lives in California or you would be calling him "extremely hard nipple" guy.
You could just use him for meaningless sex ya know. :)

 

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