The four rules of online dating
I'm 5-foot-10, and I've always had a thing about height, and I saw this guy with a really sweet, open face, and he was 6-foot-9, I was like, , and one of my favorite sentences ever, "If personality is an unbroken series of successful gestures, then there was something gorgeous about him, some heightened sensitivity to the promises of life, as if he were related to one of the machines that registers earthquakes tens of thousands of miles away." And he responded and said that he actually had a sweatshirt.Two or three messages in, we found out that we live extremely close to each other, and he was like "Let's meet up." Somewhere in the conversation, and this was in December 2012, I told him I had just seen the film He texted me after four dates, saying that he wanted to slow down.So we set up the date but had to push it off a couple times.It wasn't a priority, because I was seeing so many random people at that point.
I was just not into it, and was about to quit, but then I saw this guy. I had not changed my location settings or my age settings from the default, so Matt kind of snuck in there, because there's a 13-year age difference and we lived 50 miles apart.So we got a match, but neither of us was really taking it seriously.We had such a great time, we went to about seven different bars afterward.About three weeks into things, we were eating dinner at a restaurant in Brooklyn when I realized I was just so infatuated with him.