“Oh,” he said smoothly, nonplussed, “I thought you were just asking in order to find me on Facebook.
“But she’s waited for this moment for a very long time.
Our conversation had been over text, after all — clearly not the best medium for avoiding misunderstandings. A couple months after still overall very happy with this man, we went out of town to meet his best friends.
His best friend and wife were very vocal about their approval of me and expressed that they hoped we’d get married.
He was polite, charming, more intelligent than the average Joe, and a great conversationalist.
He said he was a teacher, which meant he must be relatively caring, unmaterialistic, and enjoy helping others.