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TAAT and the dress for a date

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buddhasbelly Mon 04-Jan-16 22:23:48

I posted asking advice re a dress I was going to bid on Ebay - I won it and it's now got a dual purpose for a date as well as a fancy do - old thread here

www.mumsnet.com/Talk/style_and_beauty/2540256-what-do-we-think-of-this-dress?

I wanted to post a bit about the aforementioned date as I'm rather excited about it and is a bit of a movie type plot about it!

The date in question is with a man that I've known for 10 years but who I left (going back to the UK from working abroad whilst he stayed out abroad) through no bad feelings it was just a situation of bad timing.

Fast forward 10 years and I had thought about him often, he had an ability to make me laugh like no one else could. I didn't have facebook and didn't want to keep in touch as at the time it made me sad to think of what I had lost.

Then about 3 months ago he popped up on my linkedin feed (apart from MN my only social media acc) as someone I may know - I added him and we have been chatting every day since.

In this 10 year gap I had my dd with an abusive exp, I was apprehensive of telling him about her but he has said he admires me greatly for doing what I have done.

We're both in the UK now and we're planning a visit up from him in a few weeks time (hence the dress). I'm excited for what is to come and has made me think you never know what is round the corner - PS if you have any thoughts on the dress feel free to comment!

Littleallovertheshop Mon 04-Jan-16 22:27:10

Ooh how exciting! I hope it goes well and you have a lovely evening!

buddhasbelly Mon 04-Jan-16 22:34:38

Thank you! think we're looking at mid feb for a visit due to our respective work commitments. I'm ridiculously excited!

hefzi Tue 05-Jan-16 12:16:12

What a lovely story to read! Hope you have a wonderful time, OP (and of course, post back so that those of us with no lives of our own can be vicariously pleased for you grin) I checked out your other thread to see the dress - it looks very swish: enjoy yourself!

Epilepsyhelp Tue 05-Jan-16 12:24:14

Dress link doesn't work now!! Picture??

tanyadm Tue 05-Jan-16 12:25:42

Love the dress! Good luck with your date and the swish do. x

munkynutts Tue 05-Jan-16 12:33:38

Great story, good luck and please please let us know what happens!

The dress is lovely but it depends what the date is going to be?

MatildaTheCat Tue 05-Jan-16 13:09:46

Enjoy your date. Hope the dress fits and you feel great in it.

buddhasbelly Wed 06-Jan-16 23:22:30

flights sorted ooh I'm all excited! I will update!

buddhasbelly Thu 07-Jan-16 00:57:09

munky we're going to a rather posh (ok v posh) restaurant where this type of outfit would fit in well.

epilepsyhelp I'll post pic when dress arrives!

Ended up chatting all day today again, I never get bored of talking to him (which is good as he's coming up for 5 days!)

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