And what is pre Christmas Single Shopping you might ask? Well, quite simply, it is the time for vetting out the person who will be good enough in a pinch.
Life can suck being single, what with everyone around you asking if you are seeing anyone, which is just a tad quieter in your mind then when you ask yourself that very same question. Why am I single?
I follow quite a few dating coaches and I find myself going through a strange cycle of love and hate.
Online dating has been and remains a large part of how I find new people to interact with. I have been using various sites for over 8 years, and while I have changed what I am looking for (couples only at the moment) I have created for myself a list of Do's and Don't s.
Anyone that references Indiana Jones in her bio on her blog page is good in my books, so I thought I would add my two cents to one of her recent posts about the wonderful world of online dating from a single males perspective.
In the winter of 2014, I began my foray into the online dating world. I was resistant to the idea for so long, and kept insisting to my friends that I wanted to meet someone the natural, organic way (don’t we all?).
Do you have troubles like I used to with being direct? Read my story below, and for more like it, please check out the complete blog .
So first and foremost, breath, and relax. I'm not sure if I mentioned it before, but when I found myself single and very alone, it was my mom who suggested the online world. I took her advice, poured myself a glass of wine and began to create my online profile.
Over the past few years, I have seen a growing disconnect between our online interactions and those in real life. With this has come a rapid increase in online dating sites and apps, designed to bridge a gap between the web and the real world. If any of you have used a dating site in the last few years, you may have felt, as I have that it actually feels as if we are further removed as a result.