Should this "good girl" follow
her friends' advice?
Dear E. Jean:
I always date the "nice guy," the responsible guy, the guy my friends equate to a huge snooze-fest.
Recently I met a very attractive man (he was hosting an event which my friends and I were attending) and he asked me to dinner. Our date is next week. He's been very charming----and dare I say it? I like him, E. Jean!
Upon Googling him, however, I discovered, among his many marketing and event-planning entries, three mug shots!
His last arrest (for "failure to appear") was a couple of weeks ago. The other charges were (to name just two): Disorderly conduct and assault by strangulation.
Should I cancel the date knowing what I know? Or give him a chance to explain himself? My friends were unfazed when I told them. They advised me to go out and "live a little." I may be only 24, but I was successful throughout college, my new career is going well, and I try my hardest not to be dumb! ----Always the Good Girl
Good, My Girl:
To meet a man with one mug shot for dinner is audacious and open-minded. To meet a man with two is desperate. But to meet a moron with three because he can't control himself long enough to stay out of a police line-up is dangerously witless, and will land you in the soup.
Listen to Auntie Eeee: Don't start with this dude. He will mangle your life.
P.S. Girl, wow. Your friends give the worst advice in the world.