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I knew how hard it was to be outside of a pair, especially in our faith. He brushed his hair back, and I noticed the ring on his pinky was missing. He bought me a Mc Frappe to soften the blow I knew was coming. I thought to myself, "Where is the Christian in this mingle?
The people who wrote the Bible never expected modern Christians to stay single so long, or get divorced, for that matter. ” Then I thought about my own fraudulent Christian Mingle profile, and how it was less true than I would like it to be.
“Hmm, you smell like cigarettes,” I said between smooches. I figured this was the most authentic act of faith: to listen and forgive.
Just three weeks before, I found his profile on the punchline of all religious dating sites, Christian Mingle.
He was a divorced, non-smoking Catholic and Spanish-to-French translator in the textbook industry.
We agreed to meet again a few nights later, and took a walk around his neighborhood in Washington Heights. I hardly lived up to my claims of virtue, never admitting to cheating on my college boyfriend, or having an affair with a married man in my early twenties, or frequently refusing to give people change in the subway.
The sun was just dipping below the horizon when we arrived at his church, Mother Cabrini on Fort Washington Avenue. If my profile had been anywhere near honest, it would have read, “I’m an emotional eater with self-righteous tendencies who has never even owned a proper pair of running shoes and has frequent sex dreams about my eighth grade math teacher.” Patrick texted me the next day, begging me to allow him to explain why he did what he did.
We met at a nicer restaurant across the street from the Mc Donald’s.