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What’s funny is that “Meathead Lawrence” (my trainer, whom I affectionately call Meathead) may also be right. I need to stay away from the young ones, despite the fact Meathead thinks I should have taken his number rather than given mine. Well, either way I think Kevin is pretty cute and I like his style. Personally, I wouldn’t recommend a first date at a gym either, which I find kind of odd as I’m walking into the place. And I can’t believe he has me rock climbing in the store! I’ve never rock-climbed before and I’m not sure it comes across how really high up and jagged the rock-climbing wall was. Not only am I just trying to finally get through a date successfully without feeling insecure or uncomfortable, but now we add climbing up a sheer wall? Rock climbing is a like a metaphor for dating altogether: nothing is easy, you have to trust complete strangers, and you feel like you could fall to your death at any time.
To my amazement and relief, Kevin is good at this. He’s comforting and supportive once he sees the fear in my face! He’s not telling me I’m “too uptight” and need to do this or that or criticizing me for being so awkward. He’s actually very compassionate and encouraging which says to me that I can just be myself and try this thing with Kevin and he’s not going to judge me if I chicken out or climb 12 inches before I back out of the whole idea. I felt safe.
I absolutely LOVE the way you are willing to show the world that growth is necessary no matter how much expertise one has on a subject! I am tuned in weekly waiting to find out what will happen in your life! I felt the shatter of spirit as Lewis began to interrogate your reasoning. I wanted to fight back when Tina attacked your person. I pull my Maltese closer at the end of the day knowing that dogs really are our BFF! I am learning and growing with you. Bravo made the right choice when they picked YOU!
All my love,
I have to admit, it wasn't until this epi that I became a fan of yours...I can't put my finger on it, but for the most part, I agree with the other comment that your facade has to do with insecurities. You weren't coming across very sincere...and really, you weren't a very likeable "character" to me...UNTIL you kinda lightened up on the date with Scott and then later with the curly dude. You were actually giddy at the gym, and it was nice to see you lose the prim-ish pretense you seem to carry with you.
So far, so good with Kevin! With Lewis, all you could think about was how cute he was. With Kevin, you're talking about how he makes you feel.
Amy it made me happy to see your date on this episode. I felt like this was the real you. You seemed cool and fun to be with, and I thought your compliments to Kevin sounded kind and sincere - not at all over the top. I actually thought the rock-climbing date was a good idea: he knew you both were into fitness, and he planned a date that would allow you to focus more, at least initially, on the activity rather than first-date jitters. In the end I think it allowed you to be yourself, which he clearly liked!
And I think he is cute - like you said, what a body! Definitely got even cuter the more he revealed his warm personality!
i think you're beautiful and intelligent. you come off as overly confident, and i would probably find you intimidating if i met you. i think that's a cover for your own insecurities. maybe if i, as a woman, sense that about you...that's why you have troubling connecting in relationships with men. it's great that you met kevin at the gym, and he sees the real you, the you that's just there to get centered. perhaps that's why you were able to just be yourself with him, instead of putting on an act. btw, i thought that guy lewis was super hot and definitely f-able, and it was commendable that he appeared to be a gentleman and you didn't bring him up to your place after the salsa date. i thought he was a complete prick and cruel when he lambasted you over burgers on your third date. if he found your nagging off-putting, then he should have talked to you about it honestly and moved on. that's what you did at the salsa date. yes, you were too demanding, but at least you were honest. he was a real creep and cruel. you're better off without that jerk. you seem to be near 40 to me; don't go out with young guys anymore. you're pretty enough to attract them, but not young enough to keep them. look what happened with demi and ashton right? are you going out with scott again? (the one you went apple picking with.) you two had fun together!! you rock amy and i like you a lot girl.