“When he said, ‘Sorry I have overlooked you’ that caught me by surprise,” Elise says. “I felt that he was very genuine. I was happy that he said, “this is where my head’s at’ because it could so easily have gone the other way. He could have said, ‘nup, I’m not into it’”.
As Matty J loves to remind us, his own (albeit short-lived) love affair with Georgia Love was also a slow-burn, with weeks passing before he scored a single date.
This article originally appeared on marie claire.