Man Up!

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Though my conversation with Mr. G was short, the message was clear. Mr. G was sorry for his disappearance. He sounded stressed and upset, venting about work and the traffic. I listened quietly and let him know I was longer angry. Then Mr. G surprisingly admitted he had read my blog, Love Trips. I sent him a recent post I'd written which focused on our new romance. When I emailed the link to Mr. G, I was hoping it would motivate him to act!

"I’m really impressed with your stories," he said. I breathed a sigh of relief that my declarations didn’t scare him off—I actually called him my soul mate in one of those stories. That, my friends, would scare most men into a cave. "I hope one day I can entertain you with my writing," he continued. I smiled and felt myself melting with his words.

The conversation was almost over and there had been no talk of he and I or the status of his relationship. Had his girlfriend moved out? Was it officially over? These questions were dominating my mind but I held myself back, I didn’t want to push. I wanted Mr. G to take the initiative! But I’m not that patient. Instead, I suggested to Mr. G that we get together when I returned to NYC from Boston. “Sounds good,” he replied. “Call me when you are back in the city.”

It sounded good, indeed, so why didn’t I feel as good as I should? I hung up the phone and thought about it for a while and then it hit me: I wanted Mr. G to man up already! I was tired of doing all the work.

xoxo, Sujeiry
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Sujeiry Gonzalez, Contributor

Sujeiry Gonzalez is the Host of LoveSujeiry on American Latino Radio on SiriusXM, and the owner of LoveSujeiry.com. The life coach and author of the newly released Dating RITE; Advice on Dating Woes from Your Go-to Chica and Love Trips: A Collection of Relationship Stumbles (2012) is an on-air talent that’s been featured on Exitos 93.9FM, Telemundo, FYI, and many more.

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