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So the date was going well it was so much fun we went to a 21 and over arcade

Talked for a long while, then played a bunch of pinball. Here's the kicker though at the end of the date he asked me out again hugged me and said goodbye then didn't walk me to my car. I parked over a block away it was after midnight and we live in a rough city with a lot of crime. I debating asking him for my safety but didn't and basically ran to my car hoping I didn't run into any trouble down the unlit scary street I was parked on. It bothers me so much that he didn't walk me to my car I don't think I want to go out with him again. He did text me telling me he had a good time and let him know I made it home okay, but it just really irks me he didn't consider my safety getting to my car. I know I should have spoken up, I guess I felt awkward.
eMortal · M
I always walk women back to their cars. One time, this woman seemed quite unease about that. I found it odd. The thing was, she was dressed like a princess but driving the most beat up and dirty car I’ve ever seen. She seemed very embarrassed about that.
@eMortal yes I can see how some people may be embarrassed by their car. I just didn't expect to not be walked to my car, but maybe I am old fashioned in thinking that would be the norm.
Jenny1234 · 51-55, F
Some guys weren’t raised to be gentlemen so it’s up to you to decide whether to a) ditch him or b) next time tell him what you need; ask him to please walk you to your car. If he says no or hums and hods over it then you know he’s a dick and don’t go out with him again
@Jenny1234 yes I am new back into dating so I need to be more assertive about that I guess.
Melanie2003 · 18-21, F
1st of all, why park there?
Secondly, just tell the guy! Most men are genuinely nice, but not very thoughtfull, help him out and u might found urself a wonderfull man
@Melanie2003 there was no parking near where we went. In hindsight I should have asked him to walk me I guess it was nerves
Melanie2003 · 18-21, F
@SlippingAway sorry, you’re right. It’s much easier to think this stuff afterwards then at the actual moment
tallpowerhouseblonde · 31-35, F
You should have asked him to walk you to your car,and you should have kissed him.
Lynda70 · F
As, statisically, a man is in more danger in the streets than a woman is, maybe you should have walked him to his car.
JimboSaturn · 51-55, M
Some men don't even think about safety. I just doesn't occur to them that you could feel afraid. Some men don't get that chilvary training.
MyNameIsHurl · 41-45, F
Well I'm glad you are ok
MrBrownstone · 41-45, M
It may have slipped his mind and regrets not doing so. It happens.
Tobasco · 31-35, F
Next time don't park so far away
@Tobasco I had no choice there was no parking nearby
Tobasco · 31-35, F
@SlippingAway then you should have asked him to walk you to your car. He's not a mind reader.
@Tobasco I know I should have, I froze

 
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