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I Hate Dating

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    I have no desire to do so,

    and everyone else does. I've tried it and I was the one who broke it off because I don't like having to keep someone interested and entertained. It just feels so pointless and claustrophobic.
    DarkOnTheInside13 DarkOnTheInside13 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 11, 2015

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    The dating world f****** sucks.

    I think for a man to tell a woman "you ain't s***", because she's on her period and won't give him head is some b**** made move. I am not obligated to stick your pens in my mouth and pleasure you because my vagina decided to bleed. if you were my man, I'd have no problem doing...
    caramelmadusa caramelmadusa 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 26, 2015

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    So you want to date a cougar?

    Well, that is an interesting and exciting choice you’ve made. Cougar women are such fine creatures, lovelier and more self-possessed than their younger sisters. It would be a prize to date a cougar and keep her for as long as you can.If you are thinking to yourself, &ldquo...
    GarthPasche GarthPasche 51-55, F Jun 28, 2014

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    Confession I hate dating.

    I hate it so much that it leads me to be envious of mundane, comfortable and consistent boring marriages of my friends. I hate having to be somebody else but me at the start then having to witness them resent me as time goes by. I hate having to pretend to be interested in...
    brightonion brightonion 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 27, 2015

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    Rejection Doesn't Hurt But Expectations Do..

    i hate dating.... da first days am usually uncomfortable...and abit scared he myt not lyk me...n den we hit it of n thngs seem ok...i enjoy da coffee dates...week 4 i enjoy da holdng hands....FROM NOWEA HE SAYS it aint workin....huh...dnt c tat kamin we seemd ok...now am bak to...
    CurvyandChic CurvyandChic 22-25, F Jul 29, 2012

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    it shirts me to see him be happy with someone

    else. but as long as he is happy I will try my very best to be a friend always.
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 9, 2015

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    I don't like the emotional rollercoaster of a

    new relationship. The butterflies and nervous anticipation before you see him or when he calls. The anxiety of whether or not you're moving too fast. Should I let him in and hope for the best, or guard my heart lest he smash it to bits? If I pull away in fear of being hurt, I'll...
    CAgrlnGA CAgrlnGA 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 14, 2015

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    I never thought I'd still be dating at this

    stage in my life. I was supposed to be settled down by now with a husband, white picket fence, 2.5 kids and a dog. And I still hate dating now as much as I did 10 years ago. I hate the games, the awkwardness, the waiting....I really hate the waiting. But I'll keep trudging along...
    CAgrlnGA CAgrlnGA 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 2, 2015

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    It's so ******* twisted,

    you know. This whole "love" thing. Like really? You fall in love and you literally fall. You crash to the ground and I swear to god all your bones break. You're ******* shattered but you don't notice because you get this beautiful boy/girl whispering in your ear and kissing your...
    BurnTheViolin BurnTheViolin 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 3, 2015

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    The Most Boring New Year Ever...

    I met the guy on an online dating site. He looked really good on his profile picture. Our correspondence back and forth was really positive. I agreed to go on a date with him on New Year's Eve. The first problem was that the person who showed up at my door did not look like the...
    Moonlightdreamer Moonlightdreamer 41-45, F 3 Responses Dec 4, 2010

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    Necessary Evil

    To be honest, dating would be fun if it weren't so much work. I really am a private person and I hate having to share my story with people over and over again watching their face for signs of approval or disdain. On the other hand, I miss the feeling you feel when you finally...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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    The last time I posted here was a

    while ago, and I believe I was whining about how there is no possible way that id ever find love. I've found that in dating, the best relationships come along when you're not looking for them; you can accidentally trip and fall in love with someone, which is what happened to me...
    misterverde misterverde 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 8, 2015

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    I have never enjoy the date world

    and I thought that I am still in this world. I have dream that I would be marry with some kids at my age but I am still single. I hate dating because the games that people play, the awkwardness from both parties, and just trying to make contact with someone is not that easy for...
    AZraven AZraven 41-45, M 1 Response Apr 12, 2015

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    I hate the process . I hate being fed lies

    and taking 3months out of my life to figure out if you just want to sleep with me and another 3months deciding whether or not you feel how I feel and starting all over again
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    Me & Dating Dont Mix.

    Me & Dating don't mix at all. Its not that I don't wanna date anyone, It is that I don't want to have the attachment. My heart is shallow from all the times It was broken by guys. So I rather be single, then heartbroken.
    ascs ascs 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 17, 2009

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    I'm tired of dating. It's always fun in the

    beginning but the novelty wears out fast and you're left with just false hopes and frustration. It's like a never ending job interview that seems "thrilling" at first but then it hits you that you're just hopping from one interview to the next but never really getting anywhere...
    thiscatownsme thiscatownsme 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2014

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    I don't want to go on a dating site,

    be hooked up by a friend or any of that. I just want to meet a girl I can hang out with for a while, see new places and get to know each other better. Then after a while, we're both just like "hey, we may as well do this **** for real huh?" I want that kind of connection where...
    misterverde misterverde 22-25, M Jul 18, 2014

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    I really hate dating.

    There are just too many emotionally hurt and emotionally unavailable people out here. People say they want to have a relationship but they don't want to risk letting their guard down to let someone in. I'm done with the dating scene for a while.
    Lovelessgal Lovelessgal 31-35, F Oct 7, 2015

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    I feel like I'm in the hookup generation; no

    one wants to try and genuinely fall in love. Everyone wants an accessory, a partner to lust over, but I feel like it's harder now for relationships, pure relationships to get started. Maybe it's just me, but the dating game has turned into just that, a game.
    misterverde misterverde 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 12, 2014

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    Feels Like a Job Interview

    except that a job interview you always know what to say, what to wear, and everyone knows the outcome. dating is like a job interview in that you are basically interviewing each other and the company is one another's lives.  Would you be a good fit in the company called my...
    xxdreamergrlxx xxdreamergrlxx 26-30, F 1 Response Dec 12, 2008

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    One of my Friends came Up to Me

    and said "OMFG, Preston is dating Amanda and she isn't even pretty, ew,," Can I just say I hate when people do that? Dating isn't about looks, it's about chemistry, I don't care if you're ugly.. I will still date you, no matter what people think about you, Respecting a...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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    yep I do. I'm always told I would make a good

    wife because I cook, clean, and have "child bearing hips". I'm not that good at dating and don't want children. guess its a turn off.
    leannabee leannabee 26-30, F 2 Responses Jan 28, 2015

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    So I'm never.....EVER going to even

    so much as THINK about bothering to maybe ever ever ever go on a date ever again. I'm so done. Lol
    ZombieBaitMaiden ZombieBaitMaiden 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 27, 2014

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    I'm hoping for a Disney fairy tail.

    Mostly in that I don't date or try to date, and I'm expecting Prince Charming to magically appear preferably in a non-threatening way. At this point I've got a better chance of having cute woodland creatures clean my house but here's hoping.
    chlopo chlopo 22-25, F Sep 1, 2015

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    The Reason I Dislike Dating......

    Once upon a time I looked at dating as a social norm I'd want to participate in, thinking that inevitably, after a few tries and a good bit of heartbreak I'd find the "right" woman and eventually get married and become the worlds coolest family guy ever.... However, as I've gone...
    DarkParade83 DarkParade83 26-30 2 Responses Jun 22, 2010

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    Do Not Date This Guy!

    So Friday night I went on my first date since I have split from my husband and filed for divorce.  So he said that he wanted to go some place and talk and not really "out" because he wanted to get to know me.   Things got a little mixed around on Friday...
    deleted deleted 26-30 21 Responses Oct 20, 2008

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    For the record, I'm not looking to find someone

    to date here. I just don't understand why it's so hard to find someone to turn into something meaningful. So much for Friday Date Night.
    WildFlower88 WildFlower88 26-30, F 4 Responses Dec 18, 2015

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    I hate dating. I just despise it.

    Whyyyyy does it have to be a "thing"? It feels like a job interview to me sometimes and redundant with the same questions that have been regurgitated from one dinner to another. My most awkward date was my last one. It concluded at his place, in a non one night stand'ish kinda...
    MsJessicaRabbit MsJessicaRabbit 26-30, F 19 Responses Dec 27, 2015

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    I really really hate dating,

    I've met women before just randomly, just start speaking with them over a common interest or something that the both of you can relate to.. Dating is such a headache, that it almost seems it yields more problems than dates...
    unrated28 unrated28 31-35, M Dec 27, 2015

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    Well it is now almost six months

    since I split with the ex. And fast approaching is the deadline for the promise I made to myself that I would at least consider starting to date again once six months had passed. Well no, that is not fair, the promise was that I would date again once six months had passed...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Apr 1, 2014

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    Necessary Evil

    The sad reality of my life is that I'm 36, never been in a relationship and am still a virgin. There's no single reason why this has been the case, but it's a number of things: the way I look (my picture is on my profile - right now it's set so only friends can see it...
    forestlaw77 forestlaw77 36-40, M 2 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    Jeez. Hate is a strong word,

    don't you think? I didn't know what the word "dating" meant until about a year ago. Seriously. I feel like people just wanted an excuse to not be committed to talking to only one person or to not feel guilty if they left the person that they were into for 1 week but since...
    cbeneath cbeneath 70+, F Jun 21, 2014

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    I talked to my sister about dating

    and she said "Grace, if a guy cheats on you, I'll seriously murder him, chop him into a million pieces, cook him in a pie, and feed him to his parents." Wow.. Okay...
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Jul 29, 2015

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    Dating Is Like The Game Of Life Meets Resident Evil

    The trouble with dating is you find out just how hypocritical the opposite sex is. Now since I'm a female I will be speaking about the male sex in a general way, speaking from my own experiences and observations only. I'm pretty sure what I'm about to say could be found relatable...
    Hauraunah Hauraunah 22-25, F 2 Responses Jun 4, 2012

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    Date Prep Time -- You And Me.

    Getting ready for the date - me: 1 hour searching though my closet for a decent outfit. 1/2 hour showering and washing hair 1/2 hour shaving legs, underarms, lady parts 45 minutes applying makeup 15 minutes geting dressed. 30 minutes picking out shoes 15 minutes checking...
    LeslieCat LeslieCat 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 5, 2012

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    10yeargap.com focuses on younger women dating

    older men and it encourages age gap marriage. 10YearGap.com is not a sugar daddy site. Single women are attracted to older single men as they are polite, respectful, generous, kind, intelligent, sensitive, caring, affectionate, and understanding. Many younger women would like to...
    JessieFay JessieFay 31-35, F Dec 2, 2014

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    I love the boys that give me attention & go

    through all the trouble of "keeping up the act" of thinking they really like me just because they think I'll be an easy lay. And when they find out I'm not, their reaction is priceless.
    SimpleShares SimpleShares 22-25, F 4 Responses Sep 14, 2014

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    Stupid Lunch!!

    Why does everyone do lunch? Why coffee? So lame. Meet me at an art gallery. Take me to an inexpensive blues concert like they have downtown in the summertime. Then, you can buy me a coffee. Suggest something that works my brain out a bit because I'm tired of the stereotypical...
    rebrie rebrie 36-40, F 2 Responses Jan 27, 2013

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    ilovepie12345 ilovepie12345 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 8, 2015

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    I'm realizing that there is nothing good about

    dating. All it is is nervousness, awkwardness, and hurt. I wish people were just more blunt and honest about the whole process. I wish people would just say what they're thinking and feeling instead of playing games. The hurtful truth is ALWAYS less painful than the lies and...
    AntiveninKiss AntiveninKiss 22-25, F 2 Responses Jan 25, 2015

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    I hate dating because it's

    so hard for me to find a nice guy. I've actually met some nice guys, but the problem is they usually have other girls. it just sucks ***! some people just make me feel like crap
    xCourtneybx xCourtneybx 22-25, F Jan 12

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    It's just at the point

    where it's really annoying and not worth the effort. I know I have often been picky, but we all get to a point where we are set in our ways , both men and women, and neither wants to be more flexible for the other person so we often don't bother. It's a sad reality.
    felinefriend850 felinefriend850 46-50, F 4 Responses Feb 3, 2014

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    One thing I hate about dating is the beginning

    process of it. Ugh! It's so fustrating. I'm to the point of I don't want to date anybody because It's just to much work to get to know someone then be hurt by them. I hate taking the time to get comfortable with someone just so they can betray that trust with lies. Who wants to...
    JennyR97 JennyR97 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 15, 2014

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    I'm so glad I'm not the only one.

    I thought there was something wrong with me. It's a nice construct but my dating experience has been so lackluster I'd rather read and spend time with my friends than suffer through another awful date or random setup.
    chlopo chlopo 22-25, F Sep 1, 2015

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    I've given up at this point.

    It's no longer worth the disappointment, the aggravation, the wasted time and money, the overall emotional roller-coaster. At this point, the best thing I can do is accept that love is not in the cards for me and just live my life for myself.
    TMose518 TMose518 31-35, M 1 Response Oct 14, 2014

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