Dating a serial dater
It often isn’t because they don’t desire it, but rather, because it simply never seems to materialize as an option for them.Serial daters often continue along the same vein, because, in reality, they are just not ready for any type of commitment.He owned his own home, a Porsche, and a large part of my headspace for quite a while. I’m usually not a huge fan of surprises, but when it comes to dating, I’ve learned to expect the unexpected. So let this be a message to all the men who didn’t call me back, who didn’t take me out again when they said they would: Thank you. But at the end of the day, it was a misread, and that was something I had to deal with.The original dates are no longer on the site, but the stories in the book are better than I remember.
It will be hard to pin him or her down for a date, and when you do finally meet up, things will seem a little off.Everything from Wall Street types to professional poker players to the Guinness world-record holder for tallest Lincoln log structure. He told me he wakes up every day and reads the Wall Street Journal; I told him I had just been published in the Wall Street Journal. If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my plunge into serial dating, it’s that nothing is worse than listening to a monologue. Then again, I’m learning a lot from this experience, and am not the same person I was even three months ago.We met on a Thursday night at the Club Bar at the Peninsula Hotel – one of the priciest spots in Beverly Hills. He had just graduated from the University of Chicago and was working at Wells Fargo. And just like that, we started to click – two yuppies destined to be together. In spite of the fact that we spent a couple hours talking, in spite of the fact that we continued over to another bar after, in spite of the fact that he walked me to my door and made sure to get my number, and in spite of the fact that he kissed me goodbye, I never heard from him again. One day I hope to be out of the dating game, to be scooped up and swept off into that aforementioned sunset. There’s something to be said about being blindsided.Committing to just one person can be scary, after all.But what should you do when most of your encounters are just a series of first dates?