We walked out onto the sidewalk, laughing and sharing the inside jokes that had been formed over the last 90 minutes. We exchanged a long hug and phone numbers. He gave me another quick hug and disappeared into the Uber that was waiting for him.
I stood there for another few minutes unpacking and analyzing the intentions, events and emotions of the evening.
We had set this meeting to discuss an upcoming event he was helping me organize. I knew nothing about him except he was good at his job and had helped my friend set up a blowout fundraising event. That’s all I cared about. My friend had failed to mention he was tall, handsome and maybe-single.
I didn’t know whether he was actually single, that would be a strange thing to ask during a business meeting. But was it a business meeting?
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