Dating other guys
The no itself was hard for him to take, because he really did care for this girl, but what happened is that this girl went back and told all of her friends and they began to review all of his strengths and weaknesses.
By the time it was over not only did all of her friends know, but their friends knew and their friends' brothers knew that he asked, she said no, and that he was not tall enough for the average girl to really honestly consider.
In fact, for all of the guys you know, you seem to have a bit more compassion for them, because you are more aware of the things they are walking through.
His parents and many other relatives got married only to divorce in the end.
His own relationships always ended in pain, and he was much better at so many other areas of his life.
She felt he should know her better than that, because lilies were her favorite flower…not roses.
Many examples followed, but the final conclusion was that he did not feel that getting into a relationship would benefit him.
Why endure the heartache and waste his and some poor girl's time by starting something that most likely wouldn’t work out anyway?