He was in Love with Someone Else

I met a man on-line and we really hit it off. He said I was exactly what he was looking for, and he seemed to be right for me as well. We exchanged e-mail for a while, and then talked on the phone almost every day. I had a vacation coming up, so planned to spend a week in his city so we could get to know one another better. Our first date was everything I'd hoped it would be, but I was tired from traveling all day and ended our date after 3 hours. We made plans to get together the next evening and even planned to spend the weekend together. The next evening came and went, and he never called. I left two voice messages, and an e-mail asking what's up? Finally, four days later, I got a reply to my e-mail. He confessed that he was in love with someone else, and he was moving halfway across the country that day so they could be together. I never heard from him again.

— Sheila, 43

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