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Hope you are well. Last night I had a date #4, and I slowed…

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HI Jen,
Good day, hope you are well.
Last night I had a date #4, and I slowed the intimacy down a bit yet we had an overall fun, connected time together. We had plans for him to come here and we would cook together tonight.
Am I paranoid ? I get a text from him asking me what time I want him to come over. Fifteen minutes later, he calls and leaves a message and tells me that his Mother fell (she is 80 years old) and has a very bad knee, and he is taking her to the hospital. I called back and it went straight into voice mail. I just texted a warm reply.
Am I wrong to question whether he has cold feet or not, or whether this incident really happened? During our conversation earlier today, we were just talking about how our relationship was progressing.
I have a little bit of jitters and I am also thinking that I remember when the previous relationship I had - how he pulled away.
thanks Dee
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I would certainly hope that he wouldn't use the mother as an excuse, so let's try and hold of fear and panic until we know more. It would seem quite odd that he would pull away so quickly as you are both building something nice. Let's trust his word until we have reason not to.

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Thanks for your input.
I will try !
Feelings run high when you like someone a lot.
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