(We were sitting in a restaurant at this point, and he had been looking out my mouth over and over again.)
1. My daughter became friends with a dead man We moved into a new house a few months ago.
“She covered my dog in gasoline and set him on fire.”
In my junior year of high school, this guy asked me on a date. He rented a Redbox movie and made a pizza. We were watching the movie and the oven beeped so the pizza was done. He looked me dead in the eye and said, “This is the worst part.” I then watched this boy open the oven and pull the pizza out with his bare hands, rack and all, screaming at the top of his lungs. We never had a second date.
“Never love someone so much you lose yourself in them.”
Stand a little closer when talking, casually touch their arm, shoulder, whatever. Also initiate conversation, ask the person about themselves, show genuine interest in them as a person.
You apologize when you don’t need to apologize. You draw negative attention to yourself. You don’t pick up on body language.
“This dude was killed by his roommate and he cut him into 5 pieces and buried each part in a different location in the sand dunes. We found the last missing piece.”
“When they throw you or someone else under the bus to try and get laid.”
“My grandfather on his deathbed said, ‘they have no eyes’; still gives me chills.”