I hate OLD
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|Mon, 11-28-2011 - 4:21pm|
Hi Im new here but I need to vent.
I took about 6 months off from the dating thing. I was dating from the same pool of guys for a long time and decided to take some time for myself. At the end of that six months I decided to try OLD. I put together a profile, which gets lots of foot traffic and compliments, so I know its decent....but I HATE the dating part!
Actually I hate the give this total stranger my phone # part (1st of all, I dont like giving out my number to strangers and secondly I dont like talking on the phone to anyone especially a stranger.)
I've been on a few dates so far. I should preface this to say that I made the commitment to myself if someone was worth 1 date, they were worth 3. Meaning that unless they were a psychopath, that I felt sometimes the first date isnt the best, so I would give each guy I decided to go out with 3 tries, if offered.
#1 was a Doctor (yes I call them by their professions) - He confused the directions, so I had to drive an extra 15 minutes and go find him. They he proceeded to talk about nothing but his work and kids....B-O-R-I-N-G....never heard from him again.. phew.
#2 was a VP of Finance. la-di-da.... Met at a restaurant, and started telling me his philosophy about how we all like a certain physical think in the other sex and we will go after that aspect even if the persons other criteria doesnt match up. I told him he was wrong. He said that made me calculating. Then went on to tell me how he would be willing to 'settle for an 8', as long as he was the most important thing on the planet to him. Well. I downgraded him to possible 'friend material' because well, at least he was social. And then I had fun. We have texted back and forth a couple times since, but no second date...not that I really wanted one.
#3 was a student and salesman (of what I dont know) He didnt make it that far. He was a gentleman and very funny and nice, right up until I gave him my number. Then he confused me for someone else. After I corrected him, he started telling me how big his anatomy was and how I should want him....yeah. strike 3...before he even got to the starting gate.
#4 was a Pilot. Very nice and down to earth. Professed to love all foods, then ordered very carefully off the menu. Since we were sharing things, it was pretty obvious when my suggestion of ceviche got downgraded to...glorified nachos. He was very sweet and well behaved and congenial, but had no spark in him.
I know its supposed to be a numbers game, but is it wrong for me to burnt out on this 2 months into it?
I just dont know if I can continue this way. Its so exhausting. I just want to meet someone the old fasioned way...whatever that is.