So I pulled up to work one morning and I parked a little farther away than normal because my usual parking space was gone [I worked in a residential area]. As I finished up my breakfast and did a last minute touchup to my makeup, I noticed a man walk by and get into his car next to where I was parked. I didn’t really pay him any attention because I was still primping for work.
A couple of minutes later, I was startled by a knock on my window and, when I looked up, it was the guy that I had just seen. I kept thinking to myself “I sure hope he isn’t about to ask me for a jump because ain’t nobody got time for that” [Sweet Brown voice]. Fortunately, there was no issue with his car.
Him: Hey! Good morning!
Me: Good morning. Is there something that I can help you with?
Him: Oh I just wanted to say good morning to you. I’ve never seen you around here before. Do you live around here?
Me: No, I don’t. I work here. [Points to building across the road.]
Him: Oh ok. Well I know you’re trying to get to work and I don’t want to hold you up, but I think you are absolutely beautiful and I would love to get to know you.
I started to think to myself “Well damn! This work day is starting off just right!” I mean the guy was very handsome, something I hadn’t noticed when he initially walked by because I was doing my own thing. So I decided to [discreetly] check him out a little bit more as I got out of my car:
Nice shoes √
Well tailored suit √√
This guy had it going on and I was just about to give him my number until I did a scan of his hands and low and behold, this mother f***er was married. SMH!
THIS DATE IS OVER!
Him: So I’d love to take you out sometime.
Me: Do you think your wife will approve?
[Cue screeching record sound effect!]
Him: [With a stuck look on his face] Oh um it’s not even like that. You see, we’re going through a divorce and um I just wear my ring out of respect until it’s finalized.
Me: Have a nice day sir.
He continued to try to explain himself and downplay his marriage, but I was too through with this guy and went on to work.
Take Your Wife On A Date A$$hole!
P.S. I told my coworkers about what happened with the guy and they let me know that they often see him in the neighborhood with his wife. SMH! I can’t! Is anybody faithful?
How would you have handled this situation? Would you have gone out with him? What soon to be divorcee wears their wedding ring out of “respect”?
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