He Walked Out During Our First Date

Surprisingly, it wasn’t because of my personality

Claire Franky
4 min readMay 6, 2024


Photo by Erik Lucatero on Unsplash

“What are you drinking?”

“Archers and lemonade, please,” I called across the wide bar top to the bartender.

It was the peach schnapps drink that twenty-something British women who couldn’t handle a real drink and wore…