I’ve long said I could write a much more entertaining dating blog than a beauty blog, but I don’t like to share that aspect of my bidness with the world. My personal mantra is that men and math are a damn mystery. But I know I’m not alone in experiencing a Mantom.
You know. You’re dating, you’ve gone on several great dates, things are great, la la la, and THEN whether or not the relationship or fakelationship warrants a formal breakup (even via text), this dude pulls a total fade-out and you have no idea why. Mantoms are indigenous to Manhattan, where the dating policy of most guys is similar to the way I operate vis-a-vis getting something to eat at an airport. I’ll settle (I GUESS) for the Cibo tuna sandwich or the Wendy’s spicy chicken. But I keep wondering if there’s another gate with better food, so I go on a pilgrimage for ten minutes only to nearly miss my flight and find that the best of the lot was the Cibo tuna sandwich ANYWAY.
Do I even need to ask if you’ve ever experienced a Mantom? Personally, I’ve experienced The Mantom of the Opera. Tell me your mantom story in the comments. The Mantom Menace, perhaps?