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The Double-X Problem
Josh stirred a fry in some ketchup and sighed, “She was sort of boring.”
I’d inquired about his date with Sheila, the tech he’d been pursuing for weeks.
I’d expected as much. Josh was a good-looking guy and always seemed to have women interested in him. But he ignored girls that seemed too eager, always wanting the one that didn’t want him – until they did.
“You ask Maria out yet?” he chided, but just the thought of the potential rejection-to-come reddened my face and curdled my stomach.
We finished our lunches elaborating our ideas on what made women so difficult.