October 25, 2012

Do you believe in destiny? I do. Not only does it happen in my life, but as a Matchmaker, I am privileged to be able to share the experience when it happens to my clients.
Yesterday, a client shared his story with me which I would like to share with you.

He had finished doing the Incline and as he was walking to his car, a lady walked past him and, in his own words, “She took my breath away.” He went to have coffee and he could not get her off his mind. He thought to himself “if I do nothing, I may never see her again.” He went back to the Incline and approached her as she finished.
He said “I walked past you as I was walking to my car and you took my breath away. I came back to see if you would like to have a cup of coffee with me?” She politely declined but did give him her email address, although she never responded. Three weeks later, he is walking into a gym and sees a lady who takes his breath away. Wait a minute, he thinks it is the same lady. So emails her again and says “I saw a lady leaving the gym today and she took my breath away. I think you are the same lady I saw three weeks ago. You are going to think I am nuts if it was not you, and I hope you will respond to my email if it was you.”

This time she did respond to his email and three weeks later, she has put him through the hoops. She meet him initially and had her best friend join them. Next, she had him meet with her and a few of her friends, gals and guys. She finally told him how much it freaked her out when he approached her the first time as she finished the Incline. Her friends quite like him..that can’t hurt. He is very excited about her.

Not wanting to throw water on the fire, I cautioned him to not get too excited until he can sense that she has an equal level of excitement about him.
He listened quietly and intently to what I said and thanked me.
He said “Donna, I know you have my best interest at heart. I hear what you are saying.”

I hope he does. He is a great guy with all the best intentions and I would hate to see him get hurt.
Three months…I told him to focus on a friendship for the first three months and if the friendship is right, everything else will fall into place.

When I hung up the phone I thought “Good for him. He is shy and he still had the guts to walk back to the Incline and approach her.” Then I wondered how I would feel if someone made that effort to meet me. I hope I live long enough for someone to walk up to me and say “I had to come back and meet you because you took my breath away.” Don’t we all???

To be continued……