So Saturday I am going on the first date I have been on in 1 1/2 yrs--kind of pathetic, I know. At least I thin it's a date--more about that later. In Feb. I met a guy at a dance. We have mutual friends. He didn't know anyone else at that dance & I knew a lot of people. I introduced him around but he danced with me more than anyone. At the end of the night, since we belong to the same group, I said something like "Oh, maybe I'll see you at an event" and he said "I have your number. I'll call you" but I never thought he actually would. We hugged goodnight. the next 3 weekends in Feb. were snow storms. So 3 weeks ago, he emailed me to ask me if I wanted to go to a dance on 3/23. I said yes. Didn't hear from him after that until last weekend, when he emailed me to remind me of the dance. I didn't think about it that much during that time or at least tried not to, figuring he might forget, something might come up--it's so far away, try not to obssess about it. Last night he emailed me again to give me the time & place. Now I never expected him to pick me up at my house--if he suggested it, I'd say don't bother, because he lives about 45 mins. from me and going to where I live would be very out of his way. I did write back asking how we are going to find each other & asking for his phone number--this is some kind of huge dance weekend at a hotel that is supposed to have 100's of people--I wonder if he knows that. It's not like one dance in a little hall where you are certain to find each other. He didn't offer to pay or say anything about it so I won't assume he is going to pay, so then I'm wondering if he considers it a romantic date or just friends getting together--I'll start off assuming more of friends since we don't really know each other too well anyway. Maybe he just wants a dance partner.
I have been not thinking much about it all along but of course since last night, now I have anxiety over all of this. My son had to go to school later today and I was thrilled to be able to sleep an hour later and I woke up about 5:00 am & couldn't get back to sleep and then my stomach is in a knot. I'm sure I'll be fine once I'm there since he is a very friendly guy and we don't have to talk every minute since we'll be dancing anyway. But I do not want to walk into this huge event & be hunting for him so he better respond.