Friday, January 26, 2007

Response to The Charmer


[Warm response to your inquiry about a detail of my life.]

[Breezy continuation of an intellectual conversation you mentioned.]

Listen, there's no great way to say this so I'm just going to dive in. I don't think you and I are as well matched as I'd hoped. I'm really glad we had a chance to meet and get to know each other a bit -- you're pretty excellent and it's been a lot of fun. But I've been at this dating thing long enough that I've learned to follow my gut in these matters, and right now that means this isn't something I want to pursue further. I really wish you the best and thank you again for spending some lovely hours with me. I hope you find yourself living in a house with [lyrical detail about your dream house] sometime soon.


Thanks, y'all. Thanks especially to the girl who let Roy down easy -- I hope you don't mind I stole a few phrases.


Anonymous said...

Smart can do better.

ruby said...

and you deserve major props for such a skillful, classy communication! the next time i need to break something off after two good dates and some lukewarm sex, i want you to write my e-mail.