Dating and chicken soup
My mother may have told me never to phone a boy; she never said anything about e-mail. Here began my adventures in online dating, with its freedom to initiate contact regardless of gender.
I decided I would not be found sitting in front of a pink Princess computer waiting for a mailbox icon to announce, “You’ve got male!
Chicken Soup for the Soul is a series of books, usually featuring a collection of short, inspirational stories and motivational essays.
The 101 stories in the first book of the series were compiled by motivational speakers Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen.
“Did it ever occur to you,” she said, “that God wants you to be looking?
” My friend looked skeptical as she eyed me through the steam rising from our cappuccinos.
These people were common, but I encountered a few who were downright bizarre.
The only piece of advice my mother gave me on the subject of boys was, “Don’t you ever call a boy on the phone! Yet there I sat, juxtaposed in time, imprisoned by my pink Princess telephone as I waited for Dream Boat to call.