Zagat dating and dumping guide
You probably feel like you should be over it, and you’re not, and oh God, you’ll never be happy again.
You will be happy again, of course you will, but not yet. You can envision a time when you will be happy with someone else.
And somewhere you’re less likely to be overheard is good, like a place with outdoor tables.
Shindler suggests bars, because you can have a heated discussion without attracting as much attention: “They’re used to people being rambunctious.” But in my view, you shouldn’t mix breakups and booze.
Unfortunately, you are likely to take the ill-advised step of making a fool of yourself. It’s not fair to you, and it’s not fair to the guy.
You may not be able to control being dumped, but you can certainly control your response to it. Here are some activities I recommend: is about to come on.” You will wander over to the TV in the PJs you have been wearing for 72 hours, and you will turn it on.
Now that Zagat’s has announced new Dating (and Dumping) Guides for New York and LA, I’m bracing myself for some nasty stories.
Zagat’s selected their dumping grounds based on the number of exits and proximity to transportation (so you can get the hell outta there), as well as the attractiveness of the clientele, so that you can immediately pick up someone else to hook up with. Is it my imagination, or does it sound like Zagat’s is catering to the Y chromosome crowd here? What kind of a guy would maximize the humiliation of being dumped?
DO NOT, under any circumstances, indulge in the following activities: If you ignored my advice and gave in to your self-destructive urges, there will come a time when you realize that all of your bargaining and desperate measures have only served to make you look like a complete psycho idiot. Lie down in a quiet place, and roll the tape in your head. Here are some I have found useful: I’m sure you can come up with some good ones of your own, or feel free to use mine. Right now you need to be on your own, to mend, to heal, and to generally get your shit together.
OK, this has been fun, but now it’s time to get back to the business of mending your broken heart. Think of it as spending time in a climate where the sun never shines. Here are some things you’ll probably be feeling at this point: I wish you could skip this stage, because it feels awful.