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Dating Sucks

Dating Sucks

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Hi friends! Life has been quite hectic between work and dating and working on expanding my blog. You'll see those changes in the coming weeks (hopefully!) Anyway, back to that middle thing: dating. Yes, I have been dipping my toe into the dating waters and boy, it has not been easy!

I don't have much time (or trust, sorry world) for meeting people in person. I'm not going to go to a bar and try to meet guys. 1) that doesn't sound safe and 2) does anyone actually do that? (if you do, comment below! I'd love to hear that story!) I rely on Bumble and Hinge to help me meet new guys. And then once I meet a guy who isn't totally creepy and seems decent, I figure it worth a shot to meet them in person. Then, no connection and it's time to start all over. Does this sound familiar to anyone?online-dating-header2

Let me tell you, going on dates and finding out that nothing is going to come out of it (#singlepringle) is so discouraging. One day, after yet another not so good date, I came across this article. It's all stuff I've heard before, but it really got me thinking about dating and how I'm dating.

I've been single for a while, so I've gotten to know myself pretty well, like what I look for in a future boyfriend, what I want out of life, etc. I've also learned to be alone and how to do things on my own. Not in a I-have-no-friends kind of way, but in a comfortable I-don't need-a-man kind of way. I've actually found that there are some things that I actually like doing on my own. I still won't take myself to dinner, but I will make myself a nice dinner and treat myself to a movie (whatever is on Netflix or Hulu).

I think my favorite quote from the piece was "The longer you’re single -- the longer you pause to understand yourself and to create your life with your mind's paintbrush -- the more likely your next relationship will be the last one you'll ever need." I've been single for a while now and I'm actually okay with it. I think having someone to share life with would be wonderful, but when the time is right, I'll find the right person.

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