From my dating experience, I've dated tons of girls and had hookups, flings here and there but no serious relationship, not even the boyfriend-girlfriend title.
That being said, it wasn't that nobody wanted me. It's just the ones who did wanna keep seeing me, I had no interest in and vice versa.
There's a girl I met off POF who moved from out of state recently and we've had 2 dates in the span of a month. I get along with her fine and we have a few common interests but I'm not really physically attracted to her, she used misleading pictures, and she was moving very fast for my tastes. For example, we had our first date and kissed and then she had a laundry list of stuff she wanted to do months in advance like watch movies at her place, go camping, etc.
I mean she didn't talk about being in a relationship, kids, or anything like that but I thought it was a bit much considering I just met her and wasn't sure about her. Not to mention that she lives far and we both have different work schedules which makes it a challenge already.
The main point is even though I've never had a serious relationship, don't you think it's bad to date someone just for the sake of being in one?
I mean I'm not trying to sound entitled to the ones I like but dating people I have no feelings for just seems like a waste of my time and theirs and very unfair to the other person. It's like why date someone when you don't see it going anywhere and would rather be with someone else?
Dating shouldn't be, I'm being with all these people I care nothing about. And usually the ones I show little to no interest in are the ones who want to stick around. I tried not making myself too available or rush with the ones I do see myself dating but it still never pans out. I'm not giving up though. I'm just not gonna date for the sake of dating or to prove others I can get a girlfriend. It just seems desperate.
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I agree. I don't want to date anyone that I don't see myself with long term. That's always been my goal. It didn't work out that way the first couple of times, but at this point I refuse to settle. I'm not interested in dating a million guys. And I'm not settling for less than what I deserve. I've been there and done that, never again.1