He said his internship was busy but good, and that he was enjoying Seattle.No sign that he was thinking about me as much as I was about him.I matched with Nicholas* on Bumble, who was 29 and a pianist. He said he "liked foreign girls," but it never worked out because they eventually went home. On my last day, we hiked to the top of Arthur’s Seat, a hill overlooking the city. Probably not normal first date behavior, but this wasn't a normal first date.Will and I had an instant connection; we’d lie on the couch talking for hours and text daily.The very first thing I noticed was that he not as attractive as his photos.
I felt happier and more like myself than I had in a long time.
He might be right about Will, but I didn’t agree with his assessment of me; I’ve dated other guys before and since Will, and I haven’t cared about anyone else.
I was in the city of Faro in the Algarve Region for one night and not expecting any dates.
In hot, bustling Seville, I rented a studio apartment for a month.
I texted Will a picture of the view from my terrace and asked if he knew where I was — he guessed right.