Spring is officially in the air and along with the obligatory swarms of pollen constantly needling the sinuses of all shapes and sizes, the love bug instinct has women and men thinking with everything but their brains. As Valentines’s Day plants the idea of couples bounding into the ritual of holy matrimony, the thaw from the dreary Winter spurs bold actions with serious consequences.
In one of the most nail biting brutal and awkward moments forever burned into the collective consciousness by the infallible memory of the internet, a hopeful bachelor making the proposal of a lifetime to the woman of his dreams, discovered in the blink of an eye that reality has a wicked sense of humor. Within a 30-second time frame, the man endured the full emotional spectrum, as the love of his life quickly put a damper on the evening by rejecting the idea of an engagement and fleeing the scene in tears of embarrassment and disbelief. Worst of all, the painful denial took place at a professional basketball game between quarters in front of 16 thousand fans and a national television audience.
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