But as the experiment unfolded, he found a more complicated story — one that made him not a victim, but an active cause of his loneliness. “You had paid all that money and traveled all that way to see me compete. I thought you had started dating someone else or something.” “Well, you were wrong.” “Maybe it’s not too late,” he said.
One in every ten American adults has used an online dating site or a mobile dating app.
“People were like, ‘Wait, you’ve never had a girlfriend? “Part of me thought or hoped that it was something having to do with my leg. “Of course I liked you.” “So why didn’t you call me? He cites the study as “enabling him to be in a relationship.” His grand ex tour taught him something a lot of “nice guys” could stand to learn — put yourself in her shoes.
Sundquist, who lives in a suburb of DC and makes a living as a motivational speaker, has chronicled his social experiment in his young adult memoir, “We Should Hang Out Sometime.” At first, Sundquist thought the cause of his dating woes was his disability — he lost his left leg to a rare form of childhood cancer when he was 9. The two started dating seriously in May 2011 and plan to wed next September.
’” To find out, Sundquist embarked on a two-year “High Fidelity”-esque journey, tracking down and interviewing the 12 women who got away — or, rather, whom he never had in the first place. Though he was too shy to approach her, she came up to him.
Maybe these girls had a problem with a guy with an obvious physical disability, rather than a problem with me,” he told The Post. ” “I could ask you the same question.” “I didn’t call you because you blew me off. “I think that the ability to empathize and have talks, and here’s what I’m feeling, here’s what you’re feeling, is obviously an ability that I totally lacked before,” he said.