I Decided to Put up Dating Profile

I honesty was not going to put up any dating profiles for many reasons; I am extremely busy, I have tried the dating scene with a total fail and well I am just not 100% sure how to date in the real world. I have always fallen hard and fast for one person, never been good at dating people, getting to know them, basically what I think of as courting. I do not want to latch on to one person just yet, I love the idea of having someone to go out to dinner, movies, events on the weekends my kids are gone but the idea of latching on to a full time commitment, well honestly, I am not so sure I want that.

I obviously have not found the right for me person and I am finally at a point in my life where I am perfectly okay with being home alone. Sleeping in a silent house with no kids and no other adult around works just fine for me. I do not feel that need of having to have someone around, do you know that in my years of having had a boyfriend, I have never felt that okay with living without a partner? I am going to enjoy this feeling and take full advantage of it, but since I do not get out of the house very often, I decided the best way to try to meet new people would be to put up a dating profile.

I started with Plenty of Fish and OH MY GOSH, you can not pay me enough to deal with most of the men on that site. The typical “where are you from” question gets quickly answered with “ummm did you even read my profile”. I have a height limit of being taller than me, and it’s usually a 5’9″ or 5’10″  height limit at minimum for a man I wish to get to know. I get men who are below that height still contacting me, I am just like really? I do not even reply to these messed up messages because I do not have the time for idiots. No offense men, but some of you really need to read because asking such silly questions or contacting a woman who is clearly not interested in some of what you have on your profile makes you look like 1) you are not taking dating seriously and just want to get laid or 2) you are just dumb.

I now know what my best friend in Texas went through when being on dating sites. This is nuts. So I have my profile out there on a couple of dating sites, just to see what I see or who sees me, maybe I will make some new great friends. I am not actively looking for a full time partner, I am simply randomly looking and seeking friendship. If that right person came along obviously I would want them to scoop me right up but for now, I am really, really enjoying being alone. Even if I have lonely moments, this is a great new feeling and I refuse to give up on my new found independent nature for just anyone.

More dating site stories to come … seriously …. you can not pay me enough to deal with some of these messages. Hopefully you find humor in them and enjoy traveling along as I share some of my online dating experiences. One rule I have is not to blog about relationships, so I may not divulge into that part if I were to find someone, but I will have fun venting about these dating site messages I get for now.

 I Decided to Put up Dating Profile

Some People Can’t Be Reasoned With

Have you ever met your match so to speak? The person who just can’t be reasoned with? A person who no matter how you put something they can’t just agree to disagree?

You know the type, the one that has their own opinion and just can’t see your opinion. Believe me, I don’t have the same opinion as many people but I can still “get where others are coming from” with their opinions. Maybe I am too passive for some people, rarely is there a topic that I feel so strongly about that one would offend me with their opinion on the matter.

I personally live my life with the idea that if another persons way of life or another persons view on various topics doesn’t affect me personally, then why get worked up or bothered by it? I think life is way too short to get all worked up over petty things. I do think that if you come to find yourself head on with someone who can not be reasoned with that you simply walk away from the situation.

You do not have to walk away forever and this person may be ticked off that you walked away, but in the long haul of life, walking away may be better than staying to argue over petty topics. If this person is a close friend or someone you are in a relationship with then the frustration will have to be addressed but it can be addressed when you are all cooled down from the situation.

 Some People Cant Be Reasoned With