Yet another wasted date with a loser, a guy who didn't look anything like their photo, or worse - someone who seemed perfect on paper but in reality, another evening with them makes you feel like chewing your own arm off?
There's a difference between not wanting a relationship that is harmful to you and not giving any relationship a chance because he's not what you consider "relationship material." As life evolves around you, the idea of what a real relationship is will change astronomically.
Being single allows you more freedom and flexibility with life. You don't have this constant feeling inside of having to impress someone or please them.
Don't get me wrong: Often it's okay to play the Child Card. But don't abuse it. Don't think that because life is so difficult for you as a parent, non-parents are obliged to make your life easier. I'll let you decide the date and place we meet. I won't comment on you turning up an hour late. But it's because I'm being nice, not because I owe it to you.
Who'd be single ay? Chatting with potential suitors, getting all dressed up and pulling out your wittiest convo only to be
Modern dating is like a game now; sure there are people who are in it to find their forever half, but even they are unlikely to stick to the three step, pre-tinder date process of getting into an official relationship. More likely, they will date the same person without ever agreeing that it's 'official' or 'exclusive'.
You get to the office and there's not so much as an aphid on your desk, let alone a bunch of roses from a smitten co-worker. By the time you've struggled home on the bus, the only intimate encounter you've had has been with a violin case, when the kid carrying it grudgingly gets up to offer you their seat as the bags you are carrying under your eyes look so heavy.
I am 35 years old, run my own business and overall am pretty happy with my life the way it is. However, being single can be hard during the Christmas season, and even more so when surrounded by my coupled-up family.
What interested me the most that majority of these enquiries were predominately from people in the middle aged bracket. It all started in June when Brexit happened in the UK, and then again another surge when Donald Trump was elected.
I once went out with a shady sort, who gave me sleepless nights. When things were good, he was great fun, and he loved spending