41. Embarrassed to Be Seen

Melanie had liked Paul for a long time. day, she just told him that she liked . Paul said he liked her, too. He asked if they could get dinner at his house. said that he cooked well. When Melanie went Paul's house, Paul was a perfect gentlemen. He her coat; he let her sit down first; served her food; he made salmon with kale broccoli. They shared stories about their childhood and they wanted for the future. Melanie enjoyed the .

The next day Melanie texted Paul asking him have lunch with her on campus at 1 .m. Paul said he was going to be in . However, Melanie saw Paul sitting with his friends the patio. Why did he lie to her? the evening, Paul texted Melanie asking her if wanted to have dinner at his place again. said yes. When Melanie arrived at his house, asked why he lied to her earlier. Paul . "The truth is, I don't want people to we are dating," he said. "Why not?" Melanie . "My friends don't have the best opinion of ," he said. "What?! What do they think about ?" she asked. "They just think you're kind of and too talkative," he said. "So you are to be seen with me?" she asked. "Don't it like that," Paul said.

The next day went up to Paul and his friends. "Just you know, Paul and I are dating," she . His friends were shocked and could not believe . "Is this true, Paul?" they asked. Paul owned to the truth and admitted it.