The fact that he was coming from out of town made the stakes that much higher. To be honest, I can't say I would have gone through with it either. If you do decide to meet in person, get yourself some realistic expectations.
There are two possible outcomes in this situation: 1) He is going to be a big let-down, end up being flaky and unreliable, or just not as fun as you thought.
Fostering a relationship is hard, especially if you are separated by miles or even time restraints.While there are many great tips for maintaining long distance relationships out there, devoting time to a face-to-face chat is easier than ever with the proliferation of great video chat sites and services available.“While the public and the science community hold a pessimistic view towards long distance (LD), this research provides compelling support for the opposite side – long distance is not necessarily inferior to geographically close dating,” says Crystal Jiang, an assistant professor of communication at City University of Hong Kong.Jiang's research found that people in long-distance relationships reported feeling emotionally closer to their partners than people in relationships with people who were literally -- geographically -- closer.Welcome to In Bed with Gigi Engle, a weekly column in which sex and relationships writer Gigi Engle answers your most intimate questions. From threesomes to anal, unrequited love to cheating: We want to hear it all. I felt bad about that, and figured it would be the last time I'd hear from him.
I had second thoughts about meeting him; so when he came to town, I was waiting for him to convince me. But as soon as he got back home, he messaged me saying he was sad we hadn't been able to see each other.I like him, but maybe he talks to me only when he's bored. You meet someone on an app or website, talk about everything, and then when it comes time to meet you can't help asking yourself questions like, We've all been there. I'm not saying people don't fall in love over the waves of cyberspace and live happily ever after. But given your letter, a passionate You asked if he's chatting you up because he's bored, and I would say that's exactly what's happening.It's a lot easier to be cool, calm, and witty when you have time to actually think and write out your responses. He knows you're available and lonely, so when he's available and lonely, he can hit you up.Start your video chat, check your webcam and microphone and send the shortened URL to the person you wish to connect with online. Learn how to troubleshoot AV by AOL problems most commonly reported here.Bonus Tip: Use AV by AOL's text chat function to send flirty notes to each other, or to express things you cannot say out loud when other people may be present.More » You are probably already on the Facebook social network, so why not make use of the site's embedded instant messaging client and it's video calling feature?