"Melanie, this is my husband, Greg, and Greg's jacket from a previous marriage."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, marriage, marriages, married life, couple, couples, husband, husbands, wife, wives, spouse, spouses, conflict, conflicts, divorce, divorces, ex, exes, divorcee, divorcees, second marriage, second marriages, previous, former, fashion, jacket, jackets, suit, suits, menswear, clothes, clothing, men's fashion, style, men's clothing, men's clothes, sports jacket, sports jackets, suit jacket, suit jackets, flashy, gaudy, hate, dislike, personal style, personal appearance, introduction, introductions, first meeting, first meetings, first impression, first impressions, party, parties, cocktail party, cocktail parties
"Please have a seat. Mr. Thorndyke will be back shortly."
Tags:spaced out, spaced, distract, distracted, distraction, distractions, miles away, zoned out, zone out, daydream, daydreaming, brain dead, braindead, exec, executive, executives, meeting, meetings, business, big business, boss, businessman, businessmen, office, offices, stress, stressed, concentrate, concentration, first impressions, present, presence, physical, mental, not quite there, tune out, paying attention, attention, pay attention, greetings, greeting, workaholic, work life balance, breakdown, stressed, modern life, working life, corporate, word play, play on words, word, words
"For some reason the earthlings are not regarding us with the level of awe we were told to expect."
Tags:earthling, earthlings, sci fi, sci-fi, science-fiction, science fiction, space travel, space exploration, tricycle, tricycles, space, superior tech, superior technology, superior technologies, flying saucer, flying saucers, spaceship, spaceships, first contact, alien, aliens, first impressions, first impression, good impression, good impressions
"One of my strengths as an employee is my ability to multitask."
Tags:recruitment, recruiter, recruiters, interview, interviews, interviewing, interview skills, multitask, multitasking, employment, employee, employees, employer, employers, job, jobs, career, careers, distraction, distractions, hiring manager, hiring managers, hiring, first impression, first impressions, strengths, weaknesses, selling point
"I'm talking so much about books I haven't read I feel like I'm back in publishing."
"Underneath this placid Brooks Brother facade, I'm up to my neck in some excellent biker tattoos."
Tags:bar, bars, pub, pubs, attracting women, pick-up line, pickup line, pickup lines, pick up line, pick up lines, man, man, bad boy, bad boys, looks can be deceiving, businessman, businessmen, biker, bikers, tattoo, tattoos, tattooed, full body art, body art, personal appearance, personal style, fashion, style, first impression, first impressions, date, dates, dating, first date, first dates, dressing to impress, dress to impress, blending in, fitting in, conformity, nonconformity, modern life
"Daddy, this is Fletcher - unplugged."
Tags:new boyfriend, new boyfriends, boyfriend, boyfriends, acoustic, acoustic guitar, acoustic guitars, guitarist, guitarists, guitar player, guitar players, unplugged, father, fathers, dad, dads, daughter, daughters, parent, parents, introduction, introductions, introduce, introduces, introducing, loser, losers, first impression, first impressions, bad first impression, bad first impressions, musician, musicians
"Don't waste time on Daddy. Mummy's the money."
Tags:kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, father, fathers, dad, dads, family, families, money, wealth, wealthy, rich, well-off, affluent, social status, social class, upper class, high class, relationship, relationships, dating, date, dates, meeting the parents, meeting the in-laws, meeting the family, in-law, in-laws, mother-in-law, waste of time, first impression, first impressions, bank of mom, spoiled, spoiled rotten, spoiled brat, spoiled brats
"You don't sound anything like your e-mail."
Tags:email, emails, e-mail, e-mails, electronic mail, electronic mails, communication, communications, communicating, date, dates, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, blind date, blind dates, blind-date, blind-dates, dating, first date, first dates, dating profile, communication, communications, first impression, first impressions
"But you've never seen him in his Calvins."
Tags:underwear, designer underwear, designer clothes, geek, geeks, geeky, nerd, nerds, fashion sense, fashions, underclothes, underpants, husband, husbands, wife, wives, love life, sex appeal, attractive, attractiveness, never judge a book by its cover, gossip, gossips, gossiping, shallow, shallowness, first impression, first impressions, misleading
"Ethnic cleansing. It's got a nice ring to it. Let's find out who's doing their P.R."
"Don't let my parents get to you—they hate everyone I bring home."
Tags:meet the parents, meeting the parents, introduction, introductions, introduce, introduces, introducing, in-law, in-laws, inlaw, inlaws, boyfriend, boyfriends, new boyfriend, new boyfriends, parent, parents, awkward situation, awkward situations, awkward, felon, felons, felons, perp, perps, perp walk, perp walks, cop, cops, police officer, police officers, police woman, police women, prisoner, prisoners, arrested, jailed, inmate, inmates, first impression, first impressions, bad impression, bad impressings, leaving a bad impression
"My initial reaction is positive but I'd like to hibernate on it."
"You're the perfect candidate but I'm afraid your handshake was just a teensy bit soft."
Tags:interview, interviews, interviewing, office, offices, businessman, businessmen, business, businesses, executive, executives, cv, curriculum vitae, resume, resumes, strong handshake, weak handshake, first impression, first impressions, nit picky, fussy, choosy, unrealistic expectations, excuse, excuses
"Mom, Dad, this is Eddie, my heart's shaman!"
Tags:relationship, relationships, dating, date, dates, couple, couples, partner, partners, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, meeting the parents, meeting the in-laws, meeting the family, beatnik, beatniks, hippy, hippie, hippies, earthy, crunchy, introductions, introducing, heart, shaman, shamans, kid, kids, child, children, parent, parents, parenthood, mom, moms, mum, mums, mother, mothers, motherhood, father, fathers, fatherhood, dad, dads, family, families, adult child, teen, teens, teenager, adolescent, adolescence, raising teens, life with teens, life with teenagers, youth, counterculture, counter-culture, first impressions
"I know pain, Jessica. I've had my ear pierced."
Colognes for Men
"She says you sound like 'fun'!"
"I've been working from home for the last couple of years."
Tags:job application, job applications, interview, interviews, job interview, job interviews, bad interview, bad interviews, self employed, self-employed, self employment, lazy, laziness, bad habits, personnel, personnel officer, personnel officers, working from home, layabout, layabouts, bad impression, bad impressions, first impression, first impressions
"My feelings about her continue to evolve."
Tags:first impression, first impressions, pass out, passed out, passing out, drink, drinks, drinker, drinkers, bar, bars, meet, meets, meet cute, meeting cute, meets cute, bartender, bartenders, bad first impression, bad first impressions, feeling, feelings, disillusioned, disillusionment, drink too much, drinks too much, drinking too much, alcoholic, alcoholics, alcoholism
All Visitors Must Be Announced Then Denigrated in Some Way.
Tags:visitor, visitors, visiting, sign, signs, sign-in, signs in, signing in, sarcasm, sarcastic, receptionist, receptionists, hostile, hostility, antisocial, unfriendly, welcome, welcomes, welcoming, office manager, office managers, office administrator, office administrators, secretary, secretaries, lobby, lobbies, waiting room, waiting rooms, greeting, greetings, surly, surliness, first impression, first impressions, bad first impression, bad first impressions
"You want to know something else? I knew you were nuts from the first time I laid eyes on you."
"Say something pompous!"
Tags:interview, interviewing, interviews, going to interview, suit, suits, clothes, clothing, men's clothes, men cloths, businessman, business man, businessmen, business men, business person, businessperson, businesspeople, business people, new clothes, new suits, new suit, parenting, parenthood, pompous, pomposity, pretentious, pretentious, prep, preppy, prepare, preparation, privilege, privileged, white male privilege, office job, office jobs, office work, office worker, office workers, interview preparation, mollycoddle, mollycoddled, overparent, overprotective, stuck up, stuck-up, smug, first impression, first impressions
"I'd invite you to come up but I don't live here."
Tags:boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, dating, date, dates, relationship, relationships, first date, fake address, wrong address, accident, accidents, mistake, mistakes, first impressions, first impression, pretend, pretending, white lie, white lies, minor lie, minor lies, bluff, tell the truth, telling the truth, lie, lied, liar, liars, embarrassed, show off, showing off, caught in a lie
"Am I glad my parent's aren't alive to meet you."
Tags:relationship, relationships, relationship issues, relationship problems, dating, date, dates, couple, couples, boyfriend, boyfriends, girlfriends, parent, parents, meeting the parents, in-laws, meeting the in-laws, mother-in-law, dead, gone, bad impression, bad impressions, first impression, first impressions, bad boy, bad boys