(Delilah Shepherds P.O.V)
“Fuck you!” I yelled as I headed towards my red Camaro after just being groped by the worst date ever. I had just left out of what I assumed was his apartment building. There were no pictures of him anywhere, unless he was secretly a Caucasian guy in the day time.
He was still yelling from his window when I had screamed those last two words. I sat in my car thinking “did he really think I was going to sleep with him?” Then I thought I might as well just give up on ever finding a man. Yep I gave up on finding a good man a long time ago now I just want a man. I figure that one word should be enough but with the way my luck is going I might be single all the way up in till, my golden years.
The guys I dated seemed to be in two categories either they were focusing on their careers or they were like this slime ball that has another girlfriend on the side. Let’s not forget lying about where they live.
Wait let me back up I’m Delilah Shepherds and I am a 27 year old executive in an investing company and I still haven’t found a good man to even save my life. I willing to compromise hell he don’t have to save my life just open the door for me and be able to afford to put food on the table.
I just don’t see the problem so after this date I told myself that I would just stop looking. After calming myself down, I realized that I was still sitting outside “his” apartment in my car. So I drove home and on the way my thoughts consumed me and they all came down to one perfection solution.
That my best friend Tasha was to blame.
How you may ask?
Well because she talked him up to me tell me a bunch of lies as I have come to realize. She practically begged me to go out with the guy. Don’t get me wrong I know her heart was in the right place and she is like every woman that has found her prince. You know wanting to set up their friends so you can have another couple to hang out with but one would think they would at least have some kind of radar for finding a man.
Some friend huh? but besides this one time she has always had my back and vice versa.
As I called my home girl of 27 years I kept thinking this was entirely her fault because she was the one that talked this guy up to me saying he’s so sweet and he’s not like all the other dogs you been out with and stupid me I believed her. I started blaming her so much I was talking out loud to myself as I drove. Giving up on balancing the phone between my shoulder and ear I just pulled over on the side of the road.
She finally picked up on the third ring and said “hey girl you home early see I told you he was a gentleman.” She said all ecstatic about this dog she just set me up on a date with. Like a good friend that was waiting to explode I nodded along with her words and smiled. Catching a glimpse of myself in the mirror I saw my smile was more menacing like a psycho that gets off on killing his victims.
I instantly stopped since I was scaring myself as I yelled through the phone “Tasha McKnight what the hell were you thinking setting me up with him. Since she couldn’t see how angry I was I got a smidge of satisfaction when I heard the phone clatter before she responded.
She responded in an innocent voice “Girl what you mean everything went good didn’t it”.
Pulling the phone away from my ear as I looked at it thinking she can’t be serious before I responded. “Hell No!!” I continued “If everything went “good” I wouldn’t be on the phone with you I would be still spending my time with him.” Making sure she felt how frustrated I was, but I wasn’t mad I just want her to feel my pain.
“Hold on Dee tell me what happened.” I immediately calmed a little at the use of my child hood nickname.
“Okay first he was late to the restaurant and gave me a sorry ass excuse about his mama being sick then he strolled up in there with this leprechaun suit on thinking he looked good. “ I was pissed off but secretly I was laughing in my head as I ticked off all his faults on one hand before starting all over on the same hand.
|Channing Tatum||as Jeremiah|
|Tatyana Ali||as Delilah Sheperds|