Once you’ve hit day four all hope dissipates and you must sadly accept the fact that you will never be hearing from him.

However, it wasn’t until I broke the rules that I realized this type of situation can’t be so easily explained or dismissed.

Maybe he was just looking to get laid that night and didn’t feel the need to continue to pursue me when that didn’t happen?

Maybe he just wasn’t that into me at first but my boldness, and subsequent cool-ness about the whole thing changed his mind?

Deducing that I had nothing to lose, I decided to go with the latter because he was cute and funny and he gave me butterflies in my stomach which no one had done since my ex and I had been incapable of feeling anything for anyone after my ex and now I finally had feelings again and feelings don’t come around every day so I wasn’t gonna let this go so easily. From there, a horrifically awkward conversation ensued.

It went something like this: “Hey, it’s Sabrina” “Oh, um hi.

I called a few friends to tell them what had just happened and they couldn’t help but laugh at the sheer awfulness and hilarious awkwardness of it all.

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I reluctantly approached him, “Um hey, are you ready to go? When we stepped outside, he grabbed me, and kissed me.

I looked at him, stunned, “Sorry, I forgot how pretty you are.” The only thought resounding in my head was WTF?!?

And just because something started out going in one direction it doesn’t mean you can’t take control and reroute.

The reason I felt compelled to share this story is that it taught me a lot.

I was dying to ask why he didn’t call me but I restrained myself.