GIGI (V.O.)Uh - excuse me -- but what - the - HELL?Where did that rumor start? Because momshave been spreading it for years.BACK TO THE SCENE - THE MOM CONTINUES...MOMThat little boy is doing those terriblethings because he HAS A CRUSH ON YOU.We see our little girl take this in, like she is just nowbeginning to understand the ways of the world.GIGI (V.O.)Do you understand what this means? Weare all encouraged to believe that
if aguy acts like a total jerk
that meanshe likes you
. Sure, that's a lesson that might serve us as five year olds, but many of us keep believing this advice well into adulthood.INT. DORM ROOM - NIGHT
A CUTE COLLEGE GIRL sits CRYING in front of her ANSWERINGMACHINE, as her ROOMMATE looks on.
GIGI (V.O.)Then, as we get older, we carry on thistradition of misreading the signals mensend by encouraging our friends to do thesame...
The machine evilly flashes 0 in the NEW MESSAGES window.ROOMMATE #1That Phi Delt so
liked you.I’m sure he just lost your number.INT. HIGH RISE OFFICE - DAYA HOT EXECUTIVE WOMAN stands in the office hallway, watching a SEXY MALE COLLEAGUE walk by. He does not giveher a second glance. Her FEMALE SECRETARY looks on.SECRETARYHe's not asking you out because he'sintimidated by your professional successand emotional maturity.