What does being liked by people have to do with one’s ability to snag a decent date? In a perfect world, the two concepts should be separate, as it’s only important that your heart’s desire like you and screw all the rest #FTW. But in the world of single, gay and dating, being “liked” may have more impact on one’s pool of eligible dates than we might realize.
Case in point: a while back, I was grabbing lunch at a local deli when I bumped into Jack. I hadn’t seen Jack in several years and he looked a lot better than how I remembered him. In fact, he looked down right handsome in his work wear, and had amazing eyes that glimmered even in the middle of a dull workday. We chatted and caught up for a bit, and I could tell there was a mutual interest in getting to know each other. Jack and I exchanged information and promised to do a lunch date in the near future.
Later that night, I was out at one of my favorite happy hours when I walk into a room and see Jack with his bestie Giles.