High school. Was waiting with the date at a bus stop to catch a bus to see a movie. She goes "I think that car was my grandfather's". Car stops. It is. He asks her what she's doing and who is this. Waiting for a bus and no one. He offers her a ride. She accepts.
I get to the movie theater. She's not answering her phone. Movie has started. Look for her in each row. Not there. Do not enjoy Sweeney Todd as much as I could have. She calls me later. Her grandfather got lost.
I to this day suspect deliberate sabotage.
Obviously I never go out with her again, right?
Wrong. Off and on again until she tells me in sem she won't talk to boys anymore. Because I was pathetic.
My wife rescued me from myself.
Mind you this is the same girl who showed me that the background on her phone was a (her words) bloody sanitary napkin so I kinda dodged a bullet. Kids, there's a difference between "weird and quirky" and "has serious issues" don't confuse the two
Years later. Wife and I went to a shabbos meal in Washington Heights. She was there. She now talks in an exaggerated accent she very much did not have in high school. Dodged a bullet.

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