Jenny, a shy teacher from Rotherham, meets super-confident city trader Nick in a London wine bar.
She is nervous and talkative, he is bluff and full of himself though he does confess that his promiscuity wrecked his marriage.
So …Jim: For those that didn't hear last time, first of all, get the CD; get the download. It was fast-paced and you brought so much wisdom to that discussion. Last time we left off (Chuckling) kind of a cliffhanger, talking about "Preventing the Dating."Lisa: Uh-hm.
Jim: I mean, that's a great title for a chapter in a book.
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I loved Lisa's story about her mom at 86 reading the manuscript for her book on singleness saying, "There's some tips in here I might use when I start dating." I thought (Laughter) that was great. I think you're gonna hear some things today that will help you. You know, I feel like I've told people, like I've "talked" this book probably 500 times in conversations, at dinner parties, you know—Jim: Conferences. And people have said, "Lisa, you gotta put this down on paper, 'cause it's really everything that I wish I'd been told about dating and relationships in my 20s, but wasn't. We understand that, but it will be a small number that choose celibacy as their path.
And so, I feel like I learned a few things a little too late and so, I want to help that younger generation move along and say, "This is what I need to know before I get to the point where I'm frustrated and I'm upset and I feel like I've missed opportunities or whatever. It is under our marriage banner, because we believe in family formation as part of the marriage track. For the most part, a majority of people are going to choose marriage and that's why we want to talk about the topic today.
Then he takes a phone call from work and leaves the room.
He is gone a long time so Jenny follows and discovers him having sex with the waiter in the toilet. Mia meets another date, superficially self-assured surgeon Stephen, though she shocks him by telling him that when she was an escort girl he paid her for sex.
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