Ditch The Dating Sites is my new most popular posting. It seems a number of people agreed. And yet I find it interesting that, despite this, we’re all still on the dating sites, knowing it probably won’t get us anywhere. I suppose ‘what if’ holds us to it. So are we just doing it for […]Read More 137: Candy Crush Dating
If I took a photo of every guy I’ve ever had a long term relationship with, and I put them up on Tinder I would have swiped left on all of them. And that is why the online dating model does not work. It relies on visuals first, then the will of the swiper to […]Read More 133: Ditch The Dating Sites – They Don’t Work
As a follow up to post number 117, here are some more thoughts on non-monogamy dating. I get bored of pretty much everything eventually. I’m not shallow, but I crave new things and loath routine. Once I’ve sucked the satisfaction out of a new experience, I move on to other things. That goes for everything […]Read More 123: Non-Monogamy As A Dating Style
I got involved in an interesting conversation a while back about protecting your identity from the people you are dating. At what point do you go from dating handle to ‘this is my real name and this is me’, and from there forward? And if, like me, your relationships are on the casual side, are […]Read More 119: Protecting Your Identity On Dating Apps
The Tinder Podcast had an interesting broadcast right at the end of its last season. It focused on the end game of dating and how you shouldn’t look at every date as future husband material etc. As a rule, I don’t date with long term in mind because I don’t want to get married and […]Read More 117: The Advantage Of Dating When You Don’t Want The Generic Happily Ever After Outcome
Friday night I got an unexpected booty call via kik from Mike coming to my town in 48 hours. It creates that little spark of spontenaiety that I love. My life is remarkably boring. It’s been three months since we saw each other and I haven’t pushed it because I thought I was moving onto […]Read More 116: Partial Clarity On MG And The Reality Of Mike’s Shameless Betrayal
I have been looking critically at what I want from a relationship. It isn’t that I haven’t done it before, that’s what lead me down the single and then the CNM route in the first place. It’s transitional. It’s a journey. But more recently, MG had made me look at the longer term, the prospect […]Read More 114: Reevaluating Again….