Phone 101

Phone 101

PHONE 101

Check out his phone-savvy before the first meet. A phone conversation with a man you’re thinking of meeting can be reassuring.  Or it can be the bleeping warning that a face-to-face would be so much less entertaining than staying home watching a Friends rerun.

With or without the monkey.

Read the stories of guys without a clue. All are true. Names have been changed.

phone 101 conversations

Nancy:

The guy was past intense. Ten seconds into our very first phone conversation, he asked why my marriage broke up. I couldn’t hang up fast enough but had to stay on a few more minutes making nice ...
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phone 101 conversations

Melinda:

Yup, we were meeting for a glass of wine and he called that afternoon. He thought coffee was a better idea. “I’m just not into the bar scene,” he said. Since when is meeting over a glass of wine the bar scene? I ...
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phone 101 conversations

Betsy:

John is a musician and a salesman. Except he hasn’t worked in over a year.  He’s looking. Meanwhile he’s supporting himself with band gigs, playing guitar.    “I’m holding it together, play most Fridays and Saturdays. I hope you’ll come out and see me. Got ...
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phone 101 conversations

Diane:

“Well, would you like to meet?” he asked after about twenty minutes on the phone. I told him sure. “Good," he said. "But let’s do a drive-by.” “What’s that?” I asked, dreading the answer. “Oh, a quickie meet. Ten minutes. Twenty tops. That way ...
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phone 101 conversations

Tilly:

He made a joke on the phone. I didn’t laugh.  ”Oh, you didn’t think that was funny,” he said. ”I’m laughing on the inside,” I said. The conversation pretty much died after that ...
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phone 101 conversations

Barbara:

An hour we talked. Hit it off. Told me about his business, his kids, his exercise routine and asked me questions about myself, so it wasn’t one-sided. Just when I figured he’d ask about meeting, he told me he didn’t ...
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Watch for the follow up, Phone 100, about women who don’t have a phone clue.

 

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