By The Way

by AndyCowan under Date Night

Back in the quaint old pre-dating site days, I was surprised to learn an SWF I’d met off a personals ad had left out one important abbreviation in describing herself… TS… Tourette Syndrome.

I instantly went into overdrive attempting to make her comfortable with my painstakingly blasé reaction, to which she attributed her ability to keep her symptoms in check. But I must admit the shock of her news kicked off a surprised expletive or two in my head.

To not make her think I wouldn’t call her again because of her condition, I called her again. After which I didn’t call her again.

Blame it on the W in SWM. “Wuss.”


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