"It's one thing reading to pass the time, such as on a train. The Norman Rockwell is from a time when men were not expected to be especially interactive with their families; I don't see that as anything to emulate either, but then this post…"
"Leave it, drop it, let it alone. She told you she didn't want to start anything she would have to leave behind because she intends on moving out of town (no loose ends). You didn't respect her enough to back off in the first…"
"I saw a great photo of everyone on the tram reading a the newspaper with a note about how anti social it is. I have also seen a Norman Rockwell painting showing the Man of the house reading a newspaper at the dinner table.
I do agree that…"
"Personally I don't see the "mixed messages" others have referred to. She has pretty much said "I like you but now is not a good time" that is pretty clear. This issue is you're only hearing the first part.Don't get…"