While there weren’t any love connections, there were several solid human connections.Medium-excited and hope-free seemed to be going pretty well for me. I’m sure we made quite the scene, but none of the other coffeehouse patrons said a word.So I adopted an approach to dating that involved chilling my natural excitement while sidelining any feelings of hope.
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The men called out to Sashay and her friends and when she rejected their advances, the interaction turned violent.
Sashay was walking to her parked car when the men pushed her to the ground.
They proceeded to beat him viciously, leaving him barely holding onto consciousness. I know we’re in the South and all that, but it’s time for a change,” the girlfriend, Olufisayo Bakre, told WTOC-TV.
The couple says they did not provoke the men prior to the attack.
To say I was excited — dare I say hopeful — about this date would be an understatement.
And that, perhaps, should have been my first red flag. One thing I’ve learned in the two years since moving to Minneapolis is that when it comes to dating, excitement and hopefulness don’t always work in my favor. “Why do you need a boyfriend if you already have everything?
I won’t let the people down.”As you might assume, with medical and dental procedures needed, Sashay’s healing will not be cheap. True to her word, Sashay did indeed take the stage yesterday, less than a week after her assault.