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I Hate Dating

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    It's Poiintless

    I never liked it specifically because of what it does. I like to start relationships off when I have already known the person as a close friend for some time. i trust it more. Dating is just like going on some blind date and possibly grabbing onto some one you MIGHT like. I don't...
    queer4clockwork queer4clockwork 18-21 2 Responses Jan 20, 2012

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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 3 Responses Jul 4, 2012

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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

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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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    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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    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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    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...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 19 Responses 5 days ago

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    It Just Isn't Easy

      I don’t want to hate dating, honestly I don’t.  It is just so dam hard it seems to find love with the right person.   I was married for a very long time, so basically I am not a seasoned dater either.  Boy, oh boy was I in for a rude awakening when I put myself out...
    BigAssHeart BigAssHeart 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 18, 2011

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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 dated someone I met in high school

    for 3 and a half years while in college. We had a great relationship; we both thought we were going to get married eventually. I had issues the last year of our relationship because we were so young and hadn't ever really dated other people. I was scared and I didn't want to...
    claire8336 claire8336 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2014

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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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    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 Am So Tired...

    I just got a dear john email and I'm just so tired of trying to find someone.  It makes me feel so depressed.  I am so lonely and am just a regular guy looking for another regular guy. 
    Curt0360 Curt0360 51-55, M Jan 25, 2012

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    I don't necessarily hate it,

    but I just dislike starting over. Long term relationships are preferable for me, I understand that sometimes love can fade away and turn into comfort. But Idk, dating just isn't for me. Besides, I'm a pretty blunt person.. So I feel like an awkward silence will take place lol
    missdaize22 missdaize22 22-25, F Mar 4, 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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    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 1 Response Jan 28

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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 36-40, M Apr 12

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    I mean honestly, if I were to find the right

    woman for me, I'd rather start off being just friends(which I know may sound like a bad idea but at least I'm not RUSHING into a relationship) with her for a while and see if she might be the right one for me(without her awareness of me doing this). It may sound like I'm...
    deleted deleted 26-30 3 Responses May 15, 2014

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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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    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 22-25, F Jun 21, 2014

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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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    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...
    Bflyboo14 Bflyboo14 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 20, 2014

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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 3 Responses Apr 14

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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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    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 2 Responses Feb 9

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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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    Why Do We Need A Boyfriend To Be Considered "normal" Or "desirable"?

    When I am totally free of prejudices, I realize I am so happy and peaceful being single at this point in my life. It doesn't mean I am not open to a relationship, but it means I am happy spending time being ME. However, these moments can be easily corrupted by your friends...
    whengodlaughed whengodlaughed 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 4, 2010

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    No Games, Please

    I would refuse to play the game even if I could figure it out. I have never understood the validity of misrepresenting yourself to impress someone - I don't even do that on job resumes!  I act the same regardless of company or situation, which can apparently be somewhat...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses Dec 19, 2008

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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 3 Responses Jan 25

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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

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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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    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 5 Responses Oct 14, 2014

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    Dating is hard... First to find someone

    who you might be interested in... Then you might not even click. I don't want to date anyone with kids... Is it a bad thing that I wouldn't want to date someone with kids? I like kids... But I think relationships are hard enough on their own without throwing kids and exes in...
    SWFinNY SWFinNY 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 9, 2014

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    Why does dating suck.

    Im so sick of letting myself getting hurt. I knew better and I still let it happen. Why do i always pick the emotionally unavailable men! **** Dating!
    Sabr3na Sabr3na 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 18, 2014

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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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    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

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    Am I being self defeating.

    This guy blows me off and then reappears. Texts me after not hearing from him for 6 weeks. I responded. He asked me if I wanted to get together. I said yes and then he gives me these vague times he's avail. Which made me think he's not that sincere. He then starts talking about...
    Snailj12 Snailj12 41-45, F 3 Responses Jun 10, 2014

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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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    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 a week ago

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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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    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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    HigherCalling HigherCalling 26-30, F Jun 28, 2014

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