They had agreed to meet in a public place. Public, busy and well lit. Sensible for on-line daters. Especially novices, on-line virgins.
He was nervous and had surreptitiously browsed the web for guidelines on how to behave. He knew what he should do and what he shouldn’t do. And he knew to manage his expectations.
She was naturally anxious and spent hours over coffee discussing all the issues with best friends. They all suggested she arrived a little late so she could give him the once over before deciding to join him.
Unfortunately he had received similar advice.
Written in response to Friday Fictioneers 100 word photo challenge.