I just want to get to know him without the “Internet Persona” hovering over me, sucking out my life force, like Darth Vader or something.
In your last relationship you related to each other on a business level. You enjoy his company, so relate to [New Guy] on a personal level. Talk about things OTHER than business … or relationships.
I don’t know how to do that!
It might actually take an act of the big JC to get Jules to stop networking, overanalyzing, and using alma maters as a standard of measurment.
But when you do Jules, love will come to you, and you won’t even have to think about it.
Here’s a start. Stop blogging about your date and just go have fun.