Without further ado, it’s time to start recapping some dates!
Where I found him: Tinder
Date number: 1
What we did: Went for beers at a local dive with live music.
Feelings going in: Anxious, excited, and a little nervous. This was not only my first date of 2017, it was my first date in more than a year. (I know, I know!) I was anxious because I tend to have a bit of social anxiety no matter what I’m doing. From the few days we’d been chatting on Tinder, I could tell he had a playful personality, which I love. That made me excited. Since I can be shy meeting new people, it helps bring me out of my shell a bit when they’re outgoing and fun. And of course I was nervous. See above for how long it’d been since I’d been on a date.Read More »
The other day, I told my friend I was a freak of nature. At 34 years old, I’ve never reallllly dated. I’ve got two ex boyfriends and a smattering of first (and sometimes second) dates under my belt, but I’ve never been a dater. Instead, I’ve spent the majority of my adult life doing something far worse. I’ve pined. I’ve been the queen of pining. Read More »