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With Liam, I was determined to do things differently. When I finally make it to San Francisco, it’s 10 o’clock at night.
When I first spied him at a swing dance at the Supper Club in Manhattan, he was leaning against the mahogany bar drinking a martini in a neatly pressed button-down shirt. I go to Club Cocodrie in North Beach, where I know they’ll have swing dancing. After our first date, he calls me every day because he actually likes me.
I was asked, within three message exchanges, by a man from Solihull, my thoughts on anal sex (dinner first, at least please) and invited out for lunch by an elderly gentleman who lived in Yorkshire who then sent me a picture of himself holding a fish with a message ‘joking’ about how tight Yorkshire men were with money.
I wasn’t quite sure if this was a post-modern comment on the randomness of online dating or if he was a victim of early onset dementia. Meanwhile their profiles demanded ‘you will be slim, attractive and available for lunchtime meet-ups’.
He asked me to dance a lot that night and we exchanged numbers. When I picked up, it was Rochelle, calling me on my housemate’s line. Across the room, I see a tall, broad-shouldered guy with Buddy Holly glasses on. Before Jeff, I was convinced that dating was as stressful as piecing together a complex puzzle.
He gave me a limited-edition swing music CD box set and gray pearl earrings. We had amazing sex and talked for hours over cannolis at an Italian restaurant in the North End. She married a handsome surgeon who lived in a mansion on the North Shore of Chicago. I got a 0 wardrobe at Anthropologie and a fancy bob at a Newbury Street salon instead of my usual bowl cut at Fantastic Sams. I no longer saw a gawky Jewish girl, I saw Diana, the dating huntress. He was my best friend, and he accepted the real me.
Remember the cliché of the man in the middle of a mid-life crisis – trading the Honda in for a Porsche and the wife for a younger model?
Now, thanks to online dating, so-called ‘mutually beneficial’ relationships have never been easier to come by.
It’s New Year’s Eve, and I’m at the W Hotel in Manhattan with a boyfriend I’ll call Liam. The champagne arrives from room service in a silver bucket. His piercing green eyes and jet-black hair are striking against his white tux. I was a virgin until I was 20, when I finally had sex with my college boyfriend. We had great sex, and I didn’t turn into crazy Marilyn.
We’ve been together for over a year, and this is the moment I’ve been waiting for my whole life: He’s going to propose. I cried the entire time and asked him if he was going to marry me because I couldn’t live with myself if he didn’t. When we were together, Liam acted like I was the most important person in his life. I fooled him into thinking I was the calm, laid-back girl of his dreams.