Hello folks. I've never posted about a relationship problem here before, but this time I was compelled to.
So I'm dating this girl I met at work( she's the new parts runner). There was an immediate attraction as soon as we met. I played it cool and casually said hi as I walked by and she went and asked my boss who that cute guy was. Mind you she's a 10 and I was in my dirty work clothes so we were off to a good start. The next time I introduced myself, the time after that I got her number and the time after that arranged a date.
She's a country girl and we went horseback riding for the first date and talked a lot. Turned out we had a ton of stuff in common. She said it's the most fun she's had on a first date. Lots of IOIs. Things were going great we stayed in contact with phone and text and I'd see her at work when she stopped by. Everyone knew and thought we were a great fit.
Since we're both musicians and photographers I had the idea we could have a picnic and play some music and take some pictures. She loved that idea and sounded super excited. Now where the problems arise. The day of she cancels because she was sick. Okay I'll give her the benefit of the doubt that time.
The next week I was invited to a 1950s dance party on Saturday. Naturally I thought to bring her. She said she loves dancing and based on her reaction and follow up questions was really excited. Now the Friday before I say we should go to dinner. She was down for that and we planned to meet at my house right after work and head out. Literally the last minute she cancels with this text and hits me with this out of the blue:
"OK ya know, I hate to say this. But maybe a little more time would be good. I'm feeling a little bit down today and probably not date proper. To be fair and honest I just came out of a year long relationship that I'm not over yet. :/ You're cute and seem like a good guy with really really good fun date ideas... but I'm not sure I'm in the right mind frame for dating at the moment. It's only fair I let you know."
Now I do know she really did just get out of a relationship and she's pretty depressed so it's not a total BS excuse. My question how should I proceed from here? I already went no contact and it's been several days. I don't want to walk away because this was a tough one to find. I'm planning on giving it some time then contacting her again. I've avoided any AFC behavior and I'm keeping my composure even though I got a bit of oneitis with this one.
Thoughts and advice appreciated!