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I Suck At Dating

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    Can someone explain the concept of throwing

    breadcrumbs? This is being done to me and I need to do the same so I don't set myself up. He sees me sporatically, keeps me waiting, texts are attentive at times other times can wait two hours. Sick of him being in control and throwing breadcrumbs and me being the nice girl and...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F 1 Response May 27

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    So I have been in the dating game.

    It's so strange I have to admit, you come across all sort of characters, from angry straight forward business men to the gentle and afraid individuals. Sometimes breaking off that initial first meet or not to imply there would not be a second date is awkward. It can end up...
    EstuaryRivers EstuaryRivers 26-30, F Jul 10

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    I'm dating a boy , most people don't understand

    they don't think it's serious , yes we aren't going to get married but I would just love my parents to understand . We have been together for 4 months now . My mum keeps telling me it's just a silly friendship what can I do to get her to understand??xxxx
    happpy33 happpy33 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 17

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    Not sure if I suck at dating

    or I just know how to pick em (sarcasm obvi) 😒
    undrayaaa undrayaaa 18-21, F Jun 10

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    People tell me they don't know

    why I don't have tons of dates. I don't get asked out. I'm not arrogant. I like the way I look but I'm no supermodel. I'm shy. I'm sarcastic. I'm reserved. I've been told the way I carry myself makes me unapproachable and intimidating. They say I have a confidence about me. I...
    mousecop mousecop 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Decent First Dater

    Are You a Bad First Dater? Decent First Dater While you may not be able to woo the opposite sex like it's your job, you have a pretty solid understanding of the basics of dating. You probably have had a few dating follies in the past, but if you hang tight, you will eventually...
    magenxmajestic magenxmajestic 18-21, F Aug 19, 2013

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    Yeah so I suck. Anyway I don't really talk to

    him anymore but he texts me about a tv show which he saved episodes on a flash drive for me. Is this a way for him to stay in touch with me as an excuse?
    Rose30x Rose30x 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Once again-feeling like crap.

    So after I ignore this guy. He asks me for drinks like we had plans last we'd. I said no cuz nothing confirmed. We ended up going out the following Sunday- last Sunday. We had fun and ended up having sex. All I've gotten in response was good to see you. I responded yes- had a...
    Snailj12 Snailj12 41-45, F Jun 18

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    Most Embarrassing Dating Disaster

    I asked a question asking what peoples most embarrassing dating disasters were, Here is mine; I met a girl online dating. We liked each other and arranged to go to the local cinema to see one of the George Clooney Ocean films. (Honestly i don't remember which one) Sitting on...
    Surreyguy84 Surreyguy84 26-30, M 1 Response Jul 31, 2013

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    So I went on a second date

    after a great first date the night before and had a wonderful time I thought. We slept together which I know is soon but I thought I felt a connection. He seems very nice we parted ways yesterday afternoon. He didn't text me all day but I know was busy. So my question is when...
    kittielove456 kittielove456 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I recently started talking to this girl

    who I think likes me, and I kind of like her. But my friend who I've known longer and like more knows. I told the girl that I like more the truth and nothing really happened. Idk what to do.. (Nothing special or even really flirty has happened between me and either of them.
    omgshiny omgshiny 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 1

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    Dating Life Update As A Post-Feminism Man

    I am now 22 and all my female friends where removed or blocked by my ex. she broke up with me about 5 months ago. so i delved into dating and the problems and thoughts i had before dating her and discovered how feminism is a major factor of why most western women are not wroth it...
    kurokineko kurokineko 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 23, 2013

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    I went to the mall today

    and talk to this girl who i think is cute. I first ran into her maybe 2-3 months ago. I went to the mall with my friend and she talked to me asked me if I needed help I said no thank you. She then went on to attend another customer i saw her she was getting something from the...
    jjerume jjerume 22-25, M 2 Responses a week ago

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    I Like My Best Friend

    So I've had feelings for one of my closest guy friends for a while and its killing me cause we're always together and he shows signs that he might like me but I wouldn't know. I don't know if I should tell him I have feelings for him cause it could ruin the friendship. i give so...
    laxlife laxlife 16-17, F Sep 26, 2013

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    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    How do you get a guy your dating to quit doing

    the push/pull? The guy in question isn't my boyfriend. Example: we see eachother all weekend, have a great time, being affectionate, and he's even taking pictures of us, making future plans, kissing/hugging, holding hands in public. Before he leaves says he will miss me and...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F 2 Responses Jun 18

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    My Dating "problems"

    problem 1..my ******* voice stops workig..not cool problem 2..i dont no wat to do..ill just sit there and wait for SOMEBODY ELSE to start conversationproblem 3..i ALWAYS mess up on dates..somthing bad happens every timethings happen but i think i got really bad luck.
    reaper14 reaper14 13-15, M 4 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    I am 23 years old and have essentially had no

    dating experience whatsoever. I have recently trying to venture into online dating with no avail. I just don't seem to know how to attract any guys! I don't wanna come across as desperate, but I feel like I'm the only one who doesn't know how to get a guy
    aha55555 aha55555 22-25, M Jul 10

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    If you were seeing this guy

    and he referred to you as a friend but then acts like your boyfriend would you call him out on his behavior? We have been friends for months, but then I last saw him he referred to me as a friend. But asking to do dating things. I don't know if he is insecure or what, but then...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 16

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    Women I Casually Date, Always End Up Falling In Love With Me...

    It is the story of my love life. I meet a girl, she likes me, I like her, we have an open-ended casual type of relationship, lots of fun, sex and good times, and then the next thing I know, she is inviting me to her parents house for dinner or starting conversations about a...
    MikeStapleton MikeStapleton 26-30, M Jun 27, 2013

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    I dated a guy since January.

    The problem is that I really like him and want to confront him on an issue. He blocked me on Facebook with the reasoning his ex might contact me. Two months later he still will not friend me when personally I love reading status updates of someone I really like. Another problem...
    ViBattle ViBattle 26-30 1 Response Mar 11

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    I Just Suck At The Starting Dating Part

    for most of my "grown up" life i was a major pot head.   and that was fine,  it was fun and all that,  but it has lead me to problems with dating.when i used to smoke, all i had to do was invite the girl i was interested in over to my home to smoke,  and we would get really...
    FutureChef FutureChef 26-30 1 Response Oct 24, 2011

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    Does playing hard to get

    or like you don't care actually work, for example if you already had that person before...?
    Experiencezzzz Experiencezzzz 18-21, M Apr 14

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    So I've been dating my close guy friend

    for about a little over 2 months and its good and all but i feel like all I do is complain about him. I have so much love for him but he always has this " I don't care" mentality about everything and especially me it hurts. It hurst to feel so strongly about someone and you have...
    laxlife laxlife 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 28, 2013

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    I'm 17 I suck at dating.

    Never had a date to be honest but chick just don't like me. In all honesty I think it's for the best. I want to get married and meet "the one" but I don't think It will happen. I have some anger issues, I have social anxiety and I will joining the marine corps after high school...
    superabe11 superabe11 16-17, M 1 Response Jul 15

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    Its All About Where You Are

    I am now 20 and I have yet to have any female friends even though I hear from allot of girls I chat with that "im so charming, good looking, compassionate and all that good stuff". People can say "oh be confident and they will be all over you" while that is true it won't work all...
    kurokineko kurokineko 18-21, M 8 Responses May 4, 2012

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    Here we go again...lol.

    I was dating this guy and it was a nonstop yoyo. We saw each other regularly, he even asked up until the time before last that I saw him to see me more. So, I thought it was progressing. He rarely called me, didn't introduce me to family or any of his close friends, never...
    gymgirl71 gymgirl71 36-40, F May 11

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    It Takes 3 Months To Get To Know Me

    I am a well liked, straight forward, and very kind person. But my unhappy childhood has caused me to develop a combination of mistrust and self doubt that affects my behavior when meeting new people. Growing-up, I was treated like I was ugly, awkward, and stupid (like retarded...
    abstracting abstracting 31-35, F Sep 29, 2012

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    I started talking to this guy online

    after a hiatus from my dating profile. I'm forward, so I messaged him first. I couldn't get a vibe from him, his responses were pretty short. "Yeah...lol...me too...that's cool." So I don't like to waste time making small talk if someone isn't interested and is just being polite...
    csle csle 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    First Date, Last Date.

    Edit: Sorry if this doesn't make much sense it's 3 in the morning, I haven't slept much, or eaten and I'm just writing as I'm thinking it. Maybe some stories just aren't meant to be shared as much as you want to talk about them. I am stuck in a relationship that goes no where, we...
    lovelyjokkar lovelyjokkar 22-25, F 1 Response Apr 13, 2013

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    I forgive over and over,

    expecting different results and then remain disappointed. I'm clearly doing this to myself.
    marandajenine marandajenine 26-30, F 6 Responses May 7

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    Met someone a week and a half ago

    and he was really into me. We live 3 hours apart and he said he will visit me, was going to miss me. We texted and called each other for a while and then yesterday he asked me what I was doing, I answered and then nothing. He also ignored a snapchat I sent in response to him, I...
    babylove1993 babylove1993 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 30

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    Double Standards

    When I guy asks for someone to talk to all he gets is "quit being a p***y" among others. When a girl asks for someone to talk to she is showered in messages and chat requests its oozing out of the computer. Why is it that when I ask just for someone to talk to I get gruff and...
    Brey20 Brey20 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 10, 2013

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    Current Boyfriend

    i love my current boyfriend. He does everything right. me on the other hand not so much...i dont no why he's with me. I'm not very pretty, I'm not skinny (well 14 isn't over weight but its not skinny either) I'm no where near his level of intelligence. I'm SUPER awkward .i'm not...
    PhantomOfMyBody PhantomOfMyBody 16-17, F 1 Response Apr 9, 2013

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    Gaining deep feelings

    for her 😩, why cant I control them .
    lmyrical lmyrical 18-21, F 2 Responses May 29

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    ...

    well, I went to this office a few days ago and a guy working there helped me with the documents i needed. He gave my priority and my documents was done in few days.... Amazing.... I said thank you very much and left!!! A couple of days later he sent me a text message on facebook...
    Katia8765 Katia8765 31-35, F 7 Responses Nov 16, 2013

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    I went on a date last weekend

    and I thought it went well. I have a lot in common with the guy which really got me excited. But he hasn't even contacted me, so yesterday I texted him and he have me 2 word responses, when before we met he sent paragraphs. So now I'm like what now? Should I just flat out ask...
    BleuGirl83 BleuGirl83 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 22

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    May Dating Life (...or Lack Thereof)

    Don't get me wrong, I'm not one of those people who is unhappy when I'm not in a relationship; I prefer being single to dating for the sake of being in a relationship. But every now and then I do meet someone that I feel a an attraction for, or a connection with. It doesn't...
    dexter110 dexter110 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12, 2011

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    I've been in 3 serious relationships

    (unintentionally) back to back the last 10 years of my life. Now at almost 29, trying to date is horrific. I'm catholic, so I couldn't seriously date a divorcee. I don't want or like children, so single dads are out. I'm not a sports person so meet ups are not my thing. And...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F Jul 6

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    So my and my boyfriend have been dating

    for about 4 months but have been good friends for about 2 years. We are also both about to be seniors in high school. Although his guy friends are my friends too I don't really approve of him being friends with them. Considering how they are all very immature for their age and...
    laxlife laxlife 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Seriously?

    For the past six months I have held this strange feeling, rejection and failure and betrayal only touch on this feeling. In 2010, I was working late. It was past midnight and I had to stay late to clean the parking lot at the gas station I was working at. The girl I had...
    bgirl1116 bgirl1116 31-35, F 3 Responses Dec 22, 2012

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    Dating & Ralationships

    i met a guy that i like but is financially challenge and i dont know if i should continue to date him
    NICOLAPB NICOLAPB 36-40, F 1 Response Nov 17, 2013

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    **** yeah I'm like a how to

    for dummies when comes to dating lol
    kerw94 kerw94 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I broke up with him today.

    It's easy to find someone who says they love you; it's hard to find someone who means it.
    marandajenine marandajenine 26-30, F 1 Response May 9

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    I'm a 15 year old guy

    who really likes a girl but I know that she'll just hurt me in the end and besides I don't have a chance with her... What should I do?
    norwegianbadass norwegianbadass 18-21, M 1 Response Mar 15

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    blown off again by a guy I was dating.

    This happens all the time. First her cancelled plans we had Tuesday. I said no worries. He said he was very tired. I texted him again saying hope he got some rest and that I was hoping we could reschedule? why did I do that. he already cancelled. No response.
    Snailj12 Snailj12 41-45, F 1 Response May 3

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    Why Doesn'T He Ask Me Questions?

    I met this wonderful guy about four months back, and after dropping hint after hint, he finally asked me out! We've been on two dates, and have plans for a third. He's just as amazing as I thought he was, smart, funny, talented, cute, with a sense for adventure that I find...
    ccapron ccapron 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 19, 2013

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    Are You Sure We're More Than Friends?

    My boyfriend and I were friends for about a year and a half before we started dating. We lived on the same floor freshmen year and sophomore year and had a class together. By the second semester of sophomore year things started changing. Valentines day came around and his was so...
    DisneyDreamer DisneyDreamer 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20, 2013

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    I have been talking to a guy

    for a month long distance after we met on vacation. He knows my friends and I'm going to see them this weekend. All of a sudden he stops taking to me, after weeks of talking and then the last thing he said was I miss you and can't wait to see you, on Monday night, I replied and...
    kittielove456 kittielove456 18-21, F Jul 16

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    Pretty sure i've stated this before,

    but i am the absolute worst at it. I actually had a date planned today though.. well sort of. She asked me what I wanted to do yesterday, for tonight. I didn't give her an answer straight up.. I gave her an answer this morning after hours of research last night. lol, yes it...
    SocialNotwork SocialNotwork 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 8

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    I desperately want to tell someone I have been

    casually seeing for 3 months that I have feelings for him but I'm too scared please I need help on what to do ?!!
    kittielove456 kittielove456 18-21, F Jul 6

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    footballfan2121 footballfan2121 26-30, M Jul 10

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    Online dating sucks, but what other options are there? I'm not a bar or club person, I hate sports, and I work with only one other person so meeting a guy through a coworker is...
    dolceharajuku dolceharajuku 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 14