Look at the Time!
If your date ends early with an unusual excuse like, "I have to feed my hamster," don't scratch your head trying to figure it out. Consider it a learning experience and write it off as a date that didn't work out. Also be suspicious if your date gets an urgent call from the office, the babysitter or a friend in distress, requiring him or her to exit stage left. A classic way to dip out of a disaster date is to feign sickness. If your date turns down your offer to take him or her to the emergency room or to make sure he or she gets home safely, don't sweat it. Wish him or her well but don't expect to hear from that person again.
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