Lots of fingers in my pie

At the moment, dating-wise, I have fingers in so many pies, I can’t remember who is who! It feels really good to be excited about dating again, and doing it for the right reasons. Hopefully it won’t be long before I get some fingers in my pie. This post is purely to help me keep on…

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…

Dates – the underwhelming and the terrible

Recently I went on two dates in 24 hours. The first was on a Saturday night, with a Spanish physicist. We had a flurry of messages on OkCupid, which petered out after a few days. A week or two later, I remembered about him. We had messaged each other about our favourite English words, which…

Foot fetishes and time-wasters

Until now, I’ve been pretty lucky with online dating. Not lucky enough to be in a happy relationship, and I do seem to attract trouble-makers, but I hadn’t come across many time-wasters, or been rejected that much. First, I went on Guardian Soulmates, in 2013, and ended up in a 3-year relationship with the first…

Whippersnapper II

Due to a combination of heartbreak and jetlag, I woke up at 3am, the night after Whippersnapper broke up with me. I was lying on my friend’s sofabed, as she had come and rescued me, because I didn’t want to be on my own. As soon as I opened my eyes, in the dark, and…