However, I did not expect that my dating life would be this difficult. I'm not a huge drinker, so the bar scene has never really been my thing.
Not that there's anything wrong with it, but I'm not into one night stands either.
In the online world “You’re so beautiful” makes me roll my eyes and assume you type the same thing into every message box. I only respond to messages that show the person read my profile. If you want responses to messages REFRAIN FROM ALL OF THE ABOVE. There’s also not so secret Reason #20: I’m just not attracted to you. BUT a good message can make a person so much more attractive, I’m not kidding! Ones that are too specific to be copy/pasted to the entirety of the online world.
They mention something from the profile I took the time to create: a favorite movie (so easy!
Entering the workforce in one of the more turbulent economic times in our nation's history meant I would have to work harder to break into the communications industry.
Moving out of my parents house would mean learning how to live on a strict budget, resulting in many ramen noodle dinners the week before payday. As a single, straight female living in a metropolitan neighborhood, one would think that it would be fairly simple to meet men.
The majority are boring, clearly copy/pasted, and do absolutely nothing to start a conversation.
I get a lot of messages, but I have no interest in 90% of them.
Although I am an introvert and would rather spend time with my cat while watching Netflix, I ventured out of my comfort zone and joined a co-ed softball league and registered for a comedy class. Most of the guys were taken, while the others showed zero interest in my lame attempts to flirt.
When that didn't pan out, I turned to the one avenue that has never let me down: the Internet.
), or that I like making pizza from scratch, or that “I’m very expensive” (you gotta read the post all about that one).
It’s also great to ask a question at the end of your message- this starts a conversation and gives something to respond to. This is me doing my part to make that world a reality.
No awkward pick-up lines, or reading between the lines.