I mean besides, “ouch.” /7
She and I talked about the brief exchange she had with this man. She then talked about why, in those days, she often said “No, thank you” to men seeking a date. /15
1) I was moving to a new state to start my internship.
2) Dating had always seemed like a distraction from focusing on my education.
3) I felt no strong attraction.
4) I had been raised to be careful about men. /16