Internet Dating - Too Much Too Soon Todd
Funny Online Dating Stories
If you are like me, you get a kick out of hearing people's funny online dating stories. I have heard some unbelievable and hilarious stories from my friends.
In this series, I will be sharing some crazy and funny internet dating stories based on the very crazy dating disasters experienced by my friend Sara.
My sweet friend Sara longs to find true romance and a lifetime love. Sara is a very busy and creative person who chooses to look for men through online dating.
She has had quite a few interesting and weird dates through using online dating services. This hub describes one of her 'romantic' dating escapades.
Saras busy schedule is not the only reason she chooses online dating services. She likes the idea of searching for true love via the Internet. She tells me it is an excellent way to get to know a man before actually dating him.
Sara has very high and definite standards. Many Internet dating sites require you to answer an extensive amount of questions which help identify personality traits, character, interests and more. The purpose of these questions is to match a person with someone who shares common interests and values.
Most of Sara's searches have been on Christian online dating sites where she thought she'd be free of meeting up with weirdo's. Poor Sara learned that her misdirected assumption was riddled with disappointment. Let's just say that after meeting with some of the most unusual men imaginable; Sara now has a different take on Christian dating sites.
Now let's peek into Sara's life as she experiences her first Funny Online Dating Story.
Let me begin by telling you that Sara is a real catch. I love Sara because her heart is pure and she is kind and giving. Sara is also gorgeous, witty, ambitious, creative, loyal and charming. Many men respond to her picture when they see her attractive features; like those sparkling brown eyes and winsome smile.
Sara is not one to settle, and so the search for her true love has not been easy. Her expectations for a relationship are reasonable or so she thinks. Sara has had the funniest and most awkward dates of anyone I know. Her sense of humor helps her to roll with the punches as she goes through the dating process and eventually marks another potential lover off her list.
The first dating story I will share with you is a date with a man we affectionately call too much too soon Todd. At the end of this story, I will be sharing a link to more of Sara's dating disasters. You must know these stories are absolutely true - no embellishment here. Sit back, relax and get ready to laugh at the crazy predicaments Sara finds herself in as she searches for the man of her dreams just gotta love Sara.
Online Dating Sites
Online dating sites have many advantages. You can take your time to get to know a person from a distance. Many online dating sites have personality and compatibility tests for you to take. The dating service will then match you up with someone who is compatible with you.
Ordinarily it would take a vast amount of time and a lot of unbiased thinking to figure out the compatibility factor of a relationship.
Most Online dating sites allow you to post a picture with a profile. This allows you to get an idea of what the person looks like and how he portrays himself in a profile. A profile will usually list Interests, habits, smoking, etc. ... some even post income.
You may be saying, yes but they can always lie. That's true and I am quite sure there are many deceivers on dating sites. That is why the long term getting-to-know-you phase is so important and an option when dating online.
Caution must always be at the forefront. Meeting at a popular restaurant - double date for the first meeting - checking into references. If you choose Internet dating you must be aware that there are frauds waiting to deceive. Be Wise .... Do your homework ... Always take a Friend when meeting prospective suitors
Is He The ONE?
A few years ago Sara met this ‘wonderful’ man through an Internet dating site. She was first drawn to him when she spotted his handsome face. Next, she looked through his profile and was drawn to what she read. Todd portrayed himself as a strong Christian, who was confident and independent. They shared many similar interests and values; he had a respectable career, indicated financial stability and he didn't smoke.
Soon Todd and Sara were chatting regularly through the Internet dating connection. One day he asked if he could call her. Sara was excited and said, "Yes, that would be great." Todd had a nice strong voice and a great sense of humor. They were off to a good start. Sara began to wonder, Is he the one? As they took some time to get to know each other, Sara found herself being pulled in by his wit and charm. She started to feel a connection and looked forward to their first face to face meeting.
After some time, Todd eventually asked Sara for a date to which Sara happily agreed. He asked her to join him for dinner on Friday evening. Sara had already committed to setting up for a Senior banquet at their Church. Todd jumped right in with an offer to help her out and then he suggested going out for dinner afterward. Sara liked that! Again she wondered, 'is he the one?'
Todd drove in on that Friday night to meet Sara at the Church. Sara was immediately taken by his good looks and rugged smile. She stood and waited for Todd to step out of his car. She greeted him with a welcoming smile as he walked up to her. Todd reached for her hand and held it as he told her how wonderful it was to meet her finally. Their eyes locked for a moment and then Sara invited him in to join the group. Todd was an immediate hit with Sara’s friends. He had a great sense of humor and eagerly offered a helping hand as he talked to the group as though he had known them all of his life. "Comfortable," Sara noted, "Todd is a comfortable man." He put everyone at ease; Sara felt proud and delighted. After Todd left her that evening, Sara was giddy with anticipation. The expectation had begun to sprout in her heart as she thought, this really might just be THE ONE.
In the week that followed, Todd called her every day. They were getting to know each other better with each call. Todd made arrangements to meet the next weekend again. Sara looked forward to learning more about this intriguing man.
On their second date, Todd took Sara to her favorite Mexican restaurant. They enjoyed a special intimacy known only to those who dare to open their hearts to another. Todd seemed like a dream and Sara found herself being drawn in by his values, character, and kindness.
After a lovely night, they wrapped up their thoughts as Todd leaned over to place a sweet and lingering kiss on Sara's lips. Promising, Sara thought as a pleasant warmth spread throughout her body, very promising. Who knew that this incredible hope would turn out to be a funny internet story?"
Christian Dating Resources
Too Much Too Soon
The next day was to be their third date. Todd surprised Sara by showing up at her door with his teenaged daughter. It was early in the morning; Sara was just waking up. Jill, Sara's daughter, met him at the door. Todd smiled warmly, introduced his daughter and himself to her and then looked around and casually asked where her mom was. Jill told Todd she was back in her bedroom. As Jill looked on surprised, Todd just walked back toward her mother's room.
As he opened the door it creaked. Sara heard the door and sat up and rubbed her eyes. She was very surprised to see Todd. Her mind tried to process Todd standing in her room. Why would Todd assume he could just enter her room? Though Sara sat stunned and stared, Todd approached her excitedly and with a bit of animation. "I come bearing gifts," he teased as he handed her roses. Before Sara could respond, he gave her a delicate musical angel explaining how Sara was like an angel to him. Then, without giving her time to respond, he turned back toward the door and asked her to stay put he had one more thing. Sara was dazed and stayed put as Todd had asked. He soon returned with a very expensive jewelry box. As she stared at all of these gift items she tried to compute, Why this deluge of gifts, I hardly know him.
Todd was bubbling with happiness. Next, he told Sara he had another little surprise for her. He proceeded to kneel down beside her and then, to Sara's utter amazement, began singing to her. 'Oh my Goodness!' thought Sara - 'What does he think he is he doing singing to me in my bedroom?' She felt embarrassed and uncomfortable. She stared at him in disbelief … Why would his almost stranger of a man think he could waltz into her room, shower and overwhelm her with gifts then kneel down and serenade her. So what if he did have an excellent voice, this man had no boundaries! Had they known each other for a long time and had they fallen deeply in love, this gesture surely would have touched Sara deeply and been welcomed and treasured. But in this situation, It only served to frighten and alarm Sara.
I Don't Know Him
If you knew Sara, you would know that she never reacts hastily in situations. She likes to take her time and process the circumstances before she makes a decision.
As she moved through that day with Todd, she seemed strangely disconnected from her body as if she were floating. She felt numb, disappointed and confused.
Later that day Todd told Sara he had made arrangements for the next weekend. He went on to say that he has been planning to take her to his hometown.
He told her that he had made a luncheon engagement with his best friend, and afterward, he would take her to his home to meet his family. He enthusiastically shared his excitement to introduce her to everyone.
The thought spinning around and around in Sara's brain was: "I don't even know you!" She could not process his behavior. What was he doing talking about her to everybody he knows as if I were the 'Queen Bee?' "My goodness," she thought frantically, "I've had three dates with this man, and he's proclaiming his love for me .. he doesn't even know me! You just can't know a person after just three dates!"
The funny thing about that day was that Todd was totally oblivious to Sara's emotional state. He was so caught up in his plans and excitement that he missed the very obvious signs of distress and discomfort that were overwhelming Sara.
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The Death of a Romance
After Todd left that day Sara fell into a reflective state of mind. Todd continued to call Sara throughout that next week. Sara tried to keep the conversations from getting too deep. She was polite but brief.
One day Todd called Sara while she was taking a nap. When she got up, she listened to the answering machine. She heard Todd speaking in a somber, almost pathetic voice. He said, "I don't know why you don't pick up the phone .. if you don't want to talk to me, I guess I understand." Sara was thinking "What is wrong with this man? I was taking a nap for Heaven's sakes!"
She then decided to let further phone calls go to the answering machine until she could process things. Todd continued to call over and over and over again that day. Each call revealed a new and heightened level of anxiety growing in Todds voice.
He was getting panicked and told her he was afraid that something terrible had happened to her. "That's it!" she decided, "he's gone WAY overboard."
She picked up the phone and called Todd to assure him she was fine. He sounded relieved but before he could say much at all she cut the call short claiming to be busy. After she had hung up, she made a decision. Since obsession, anxiety and control were on her “qualities to avoid’ list, she made a confident decision that it time to move on.
Though Sara takes a while to process all the facts, once she's made up her mind - it's done and over, and so it was. It was the death of romance. Poor Todd was left bewildered and wondering where he went wrong
Although it took quite awhile to see the humor in this dating experience, Sara is now able to look back at it and laugh. This dating disaster became my first funny internet story. It was her first disastrous dating experience and as time revealed it was not to be her last. Join with me as I share another of Sara's dating disasters. If you liked this Funny Internet Dating Story, you'd love the next two.
Continue for MORE of Sara's Dating Escapades - Links are below
- Internet Dating Stories (Part 2) Rich and Rude Randy
This story is so hilarious and surreal you might think I made it up. On Sara and Randy's first date there was attraction and hope. On their second date things went from bad to worse, as in a comedy of errors. Sara was beside herself with angst.
- Internet Dating Stories (Part 3) Roaming Richard
The picture of Richard revealed a very handsome and strong face. Sara gazed deep into his grey-blue eyes and imagined that they held wisdom and experience. As the story unfolds Sara's anxiety peaks as she waits for her date with Roaming Richard