The Perils of Online Dating: Part 12

Has this ever happened to you? You meet someone online and seemingly hit it off, but after endless conversations you still know nothing about him – leaving you with a feeling of mystery and uneasiness.

Back and forth you go. Scraps of information are exchanged and revealed and yet, who is this guy? He still won’t come clean.

Finally, you explode: “Time’s up, fella. Who are you? What are you hiding? For once, just be honest with me. If you expect to take this relationship to the next level, you, once and for all, need to be honest with me!”

Long pause.

“My name is Donald J. Trump. I like candle-lit dinners and long walks on the beach.”

Comedy writer Ben Alper has written for Jay Leno, David Letterman and is the author of “Thank You for Not Talking: A Laughable Look at Introverts.”

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