- After dating me, the bar has been set so low that the woman will marry/shack up with whatever semi-decent guy she dates next (the glass half-empty).
- After dating me, she realizes that it's going to be impossible to find a better man**, and she commits to the next guy she dates (the glass half-full).
- It's just a coincidence (Schrödinger's glass***)
Now, those of you who know me well**** will quickly know which theory I believe. But the rest of you can guess.
* If you're thinking to yourself, "I didn't have dinner with JT this week", then it's a different ex. I'm developing a nice little collection! OK, "nice" isn't the word I originally chose. But whatever.
** Cue Pearl Jam. Or, if you have no taste, Robbie Williams.
*** Yeah, I know this isn't even vaguely similar to his cat. But I liked how it sounded.
**** And I appreciate your judge sentencing you to community service so we could get to know each other.