Category Archives: Joey C Love Life Advice
Five years since Rubber Duck and Homie met on that blustery day April 18, 2011. The Fifth is the wood anniversary. Homie gave Rubber Duck a carving of Homie. (Homie is a little self-centered.)
The following is a repost of Homie and Rubber Duck’s First Anniversary describing that fateful hook-up five years ago today.
I cannot believe it has only been one year since the Rubber Duck met Homie on a blustery day just like today, April 18, 2011. When I posted that first part of the Rubber Duck saga I was only joking about it being a twenty part series. Little did I know that maybe a hundred posts later the story is still not finished. To commemorate their anniversary I repost the first few chapters. Later this week will be an update of how Homie and Rubber Duck spent their day today. Part I posted April 18th, 2011: (This will be a twenty part series.) Part II posted April 19th, 2011: But first, the back story. Two lonely birds: But soon the connection was made and time stopped. ” “I am so out of here!” But Homie came back of course and took Rubber Duck all over. The Rockport Dump, Thacher Island lighthouse, Maine, Florida, meeting Santa when he arrived in Rockport, wine tasting at Passports, Duck Confit at Duckworth’s. Then, just a few months later, things got a little weird: Last sighting of RD was at the Spring Fling two weeks ago with rumors that she was at the Thirsty Golf contest at the DogBar last week when Joey caught her again staring at him. Flexilis anatidaephobia is the fear that a rubber duck is staring at you and Joey has got it bad.
RD:”I am pretty sure this is not how you make Turduckin.”
She can’t be this naïve can she? Here’s the column from Boston.com and the right way to handle it underneath from your boy Joey C
Q: Hi Meredith,
I have read your column for years, but until now have never found the need to seek your advice. You see, I was in a happily-ever-after relationship for 7 years, and we were supposed to start planning our wedding until … we started a long distance relationship, and 2 months in, he asked for a break over text message.
It was unexpected for me, and it broke my heart. I love him, and I respected the break for a while, but then I started questioning everything. Every time I try to reach out to him, the end result is the same: he pleads for more time (usually over email/text), gives no answers, and seems to avoid me. I have decided that it is over, but I can’t bring myself to move forward. I feel as though I need to let him know it’s over, so we can both be on the same page (he would have to return my call first). I feel it’s important to show the respect to our relationship of at least a phone call even though he has not done the same for me. I’m embarrassed by how much I have reached out to him with not much/anything in return. Is it okay to just end this over a text message or email? Should I wait until he’s ready to at least talk over the phone?
Any advice would be great.
– Break Up by Text, MA
Answer: I really wish you could do this in person, BUBT. At the very least, you deserve an email.
My advice is to send him a long note (email) that explains where you are with this. Also leave him a voicemail telling him that you want to confirm your breakup. If he responds to these messages by asking for more time, explain that he’s run out of it. Because you just can’t do this anymore. It’s too confusing and painful.
If he doesn’t respond to the messages within a few days (like, four), end it with an email. Don’t do anything by text. It’s passive-aggressive, and you don’t want to have to keep anything too short.
As soon as you hit "send" on your email and leave that voice message, go out to dinner with some friends. Stay surrounded. Find the people who respond to you immediately. Keep them close.
Readers? Should she follow his lead and do this by text? Is it possible he doesn’t want to break up? How can she get him to communicate? Help.
and here’s the Joey C real answer-
Listen honey, don’t waste another second listening to Miss Goldberg. All I had to read was-
Every time I try to reach out to him, the end result is the same: he pleads for more time (usually over email/text), gives no answers, and seems to avoid me.
#Boom! The dude is just not into you. Don’t waste another second waiting or wondering about this schmuck. Go get yourself some fresh meat. The guy has moved on.
Miss Goldstein would have you send a long email asking for confirmation? Uhmmm really? You need to know anything more than the guy is avoiding her, gives no answers and won’t even return a call?
Like I said, don’t waste a second. Get yourself dolled up to the nines, join The MAC or some other athletic club. Get yourself looking all sexy and find some young dude that wants to pound the farts out of you. That ought to get you over this schmuck real quick.
The worst thing she could do is go back to the wishy-washy spineless dude because he might call around and try to hit her up for a drunken booty call late night when he strikes out at the bars. Then she’d get all those feelings back like he was really into her only to be left hanging by the phone waiting for him to call. Screw this dude. No wait, don’t screw him, screw some other guy that’s much more deserving.
#Boom! Pearls of wisdom right there baby!