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Anyone feel jaded when it comes to dating?

sandrarocks83 6 Aug 28

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I lived in Sweden and the "Latin Folks" are the most popular there!
They don't have a dating system there and make jokes how American
women give out fake phone numbers. In other words, women are pretty
much in charge there and they are straight to the point!
Don't get into Trump, religion or conservative politics
there. As long as you treat women as a true equal it will work there and do
insist on picking up the bill when going out ...they pretty split the bills even
if it is a simple "ficka" (slice of cake, etc. and coffee)!

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Not jaded, just not interested. What used to be exciting is now just exhausting. I'm just o-v-e-r it. (But don't follow my lead, I've been single almost 20 years. I've earned my disinterest.) ?

I’ve been pretty much single for 15 yrs now so I know how you feel ?

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Yup

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I'm not sure I'd say jaded but I'd be more inclined to say difficult.
I hold out hope of finding someone...but who knows :/

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I am jaded regarding just about everything but I often still have hope, Call me foolish but still optimistic.

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Not jaded, but perplexed, befuddled maybe? Dating has changed a lot since I was young

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Hi, Sandra, and welcome to the website!

Nope..I haven't dated since 2014, since I've been teaching in Thailand.

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Dating is dying. It takes conscious choices to court a person in our present culture. Swiping right, then sitting in front of Netflix together staring at your phone until someone makes a move, that's the future. Idiocracy.
Choose conversation. Choose to use your brain. You'll meet people who feel the same.

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could be worse...... I'm happily divorced and am allowed to enjoy life again.

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I'm thankful I'm out of the dating scene, esp in this world.

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Yes, every experience makes me want to be more closed off.

You and me both. I’m seriously starting to think there’s something very wrong with me

@PaulD yea I feel the same.

@Cosmicowl_73 I just cannot seem to do much right lol

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Not me.

In a week, I will meet a retired attorney from Seattle through Fitness Singles. After lunch at Roslyn Cafe (remember "Northern Exposure"?), I will take him on a spectacular day hike to Teanaway Ridge. I took this photo from Teanaway Ridge last May.

So far, we have talked for a total six hours on the phone. We discovered:

We attended the University of Michigan at the same time.

A fellow atheist and Democrat, he shares my love of hiking and Impressionist art.

His voice sounds like home because we both grew up in Michigan.

A ballroom dancer, he wants to teach me to dance: a lifelong goal of mine.

He has a healthy diet like mine. He told me I'm not eating enough fat and protein. He's right.

Hope springs eternal. La la la.

@Sunsetworshiper

Thank you. Go blue!

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It's frustrating just trying to start a conversation with someone let alone go on a date.

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Have not been on a date in so long from what I get now you can get picked up and dumped all in the same text message and it is not even in words a pictograph and it is complete.

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Its difficult to just get a "Hello".

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Jaded defined as "tired, bored, or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something." does not represent my position on "dating" as for the most part, dating was never a part of my life.

Apathetically despondent is more representative of my position as my "dating" standards demand rational thinking (atheist) and in this part of the world, they are few and far between.

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Yep I've given up actively trying to do any kind of dating I did put down that I was willing to meet women but that's just to hedge my bets I'm really just here for Community if I meet somebody I meet somebody if I don't I don't I've stopped worrying about it

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