Being a single woman is rough. Being a single woman in her 30s is rough. Let's add being a single mother with a special needs child to that and we're getting to the good stuff. Ha. I've been single for a long time. It's been five years since I've dated. Not for lack of opportunities, my priorities were elsewhere. In reality, my priorities are still on my child, my job and my education but I am making myself a priority. Over the last few years, I let myself go. I gained weight and really, I didn't fix myself up very much. I'm working out again and am fixing myself up more. I have an opportunity to help instruct an online class. Well, more like an online TA and I am VERY excited. It's a great opportunity and I am excited to have this chance plus it will look great on a resume. To the point of the above images Carrie Bradshaw quote, you DO have to love yourself first. I feel the best I have felt in a long, long time. I figured hey, I feel good about me so why not check out the singles scene?
Well, well, well... I decided to place an online ad for the first time in a few years. Previously, I'd been on Yahoo! Personals, Match and Plenty of Fish. Eh, like all things singles related- you have got the douchebags, the weirdos, the sluts, the married guy, and so on and so forth. It's become quite a talent to learn how to weed out the weird. I have not had bad luck with online dating. I actually had a great time and met some very cool guys that made great friends. I find this to be a great way to get to know somebody on an intellectual/personal level. Now.... Ho. Lee. ShitBalls, Batman. I first went to the big free: Plenty of Fish. Hello, Cesspool! Not so nice to see you again. Sure, there are a ton of attractive guys on there and they're there to get in the sack. That's fine and dandy if that's your thang. I have NEVER received so many pictures of dongs in my life. Oh and let's not forget the sexy-time poses. I am not there to play any kind of head games because in the words of Sweetie Brown "Ain't Nobody Got Time for Dat". Let's make this long story short- I pulled my ad. This single mother is wanting to meet somebody but this single mom isn't desperate. I can do bad alllllllllllllllllll by myself.
Men, read profiles, take the time to actually type a coherent sentence, please spell correctly and put a shirt on. That is, these tips should only be taken to heart if you are actually wanting to meet a good woman.
The Nickelback-loving douchebags are in full force on the online dating scene these days.
Ladies and Gents... do you use any dating sites? Which ones do you like, don't like, and why/why not?