Breakup apps

This week, I came across something I didn’t know existed: Breakup Apps – self-help apps to guide you through a breakup. The one I stumbled across was ‘Mend‘, mentioned in this post in Jill’s Adventures in Dating. I tried to find out more about Mend, and came across ‘Breakup Boss‘ as well. It feels particularly relevant to me,…

Giving up on dating

Recently I had another False Start date, and I concluded I need a break from dating. This guy was a year younger than me, and had a job involving writing. We met on OkCupid, and arranged a date for just a few days after Rockstar-Film-Guy. He suggested we meet in Soho, about 50 metres from…

Love and the Zeigarnik effect 

Yesterday, I felt the happiest I’ve felt in months. I was driving home from work, with my tunes up slightly too loud, singing along and I couldn’t stop smiling. The spell has broken. The sun has come out after months of rain and grey skies. I’m not in love with Whipperspawn anymore. (I renamed the…

He lied about his age!

I really thought I’d written my last post about Whippersnapper. The whole of WordPress probably breathed a collective sigh of relief when I blocked him – at long last I would stop talking about him. Alas, no. The plot thickens. The cornflour has been added, as my friend would say. So, I had blocked him.…