There’s nothing worse than a guy not approaching me in a bar or club because he thinks I’m dating my guy friend. It’s one thing to have a guy not want to approach me, but to miss out because my stupid friend keeps touching my back or arm is just infuriating!
A couple weeks ago, I went out to a bar with two of my friends (one male, one female). For whatever reason my male friend, Mike, kept grabbing my arm while he spoke to me, putting his hand on my back, etc. Now, I know what you’re thinking — and you’re wrong. Mike was actually into my girl friend! He just talks that way!
I had been eyeing this one guy in a suit in the corner of the room, who stared at me for 5 minutes to assess the situation. By the 8th time Mike touched me (I think it was my hair that time), the guy walked past us and left the bar.
Is there a possibility he was simply uninterested? Of course. But I’m 99% sure it was the touching that did it.
I’ll never forget when I met the 21-year-old, the same exact thing happened. My brother’s friend kept touching my damn arm! I finally broke away and stood by myself long enough to smile at the guy I liked to show him I was single. But I almost missed meeting him, too! One of the first things he said to me was “I thought you were with that guy by the way he kept touching your arm in a protective way.” Ugh!
Have you ever missed out on an opportunity because of a male/female friend being too touchy with you in a bar or club?