Not even kidding, 102 emails! That was insane!
If you are just joining us, my boyfriend is moving away and I’ve decided that I enjoyed dating him and want to keep dating – and in this day and age, that means, say it with me:
That’s right, Online Dating
I spent the weekend on-line reading every “Top 10 On-Line Dating Sites” article that I could find.
First off, I had no clue there were so many dating sites, and secondly, I had no clue how many articles had been written about them!!! I think my eyes started bleeding at one point, but I read them all!
Okay, no I didn’t, I read about 5 of them, figured that would give me a good sample!!
Now, I new I was ruling out E-Harmony, even though it frequently ranks at the top of the charts, it is more money than I’m willing to invest right now, and I did try that in the past – like 10 years ago – and the form you fill out took me three days! I’m not willing to invest that much time right now, either! Just keeping it real, I want to date, but apparently I don’t want to put in 3 days worth of effort!!
My first priority was looking at low cost/free sites. I know that you run a risk on those of weeding through more weirdo’s, but considering this is my first time to really dive in and mean it – I consider this my wading pool. I want to get my feet wet and not commit to the deep end just yet.
I narrowed it down. Found the site that fit my requirements and spent the time filling out my info, answering their questions and before I could even finish setting up my profile, already I was getting dings!
Okay, I am totally committed to this. I am going to keep an open mind and be engaging and friendly and yes, I am going to accept dates and meet strangers.
And just pray that they don’t shove me in the trunk of their car and kidnap me.
I have since updated my settings so that I don’t get an email every time a message or “like” comes in. It took me several minutes to get rid of all 102 emails! 🙂 Lesson learned!
So, does anyone have good on-line dating stories? Don’t tell me anything that will freak me out!!
Running is hit and miss. Not sure why I’ve struggled lately, okay, yes I do. I know exactly why I struggled. I had been over-training. I have forced myself to slow down, cut back on my mileage again and stop obsessing over the training plan! Well, the problem is that I followed the training plan… and then kept adding in my own miles on top of those… thus the injury and the struggle bus coming by to pick me up! “Slow and Steady wins the Race” is my new motto currently!