You have several disaster online dating stories at the ready for entertainment purposes.
Forget the engagement rings, the weddings and the grand events of romanticized love that occur before getting married. The real test of true love begins later, when that first kid arrives.
The next time that text comes in late night screaming your lonely ex’s desires to rekindle, do something else instead.
Your rent / mortgage, taxes and utility bills could pay for a small foreign island.
Unfortunately, you may not know that you’re in a bad relationship until you’re not in it anymore. Or you may be too afraid to do something about it. Either way, it’s important to recognize if you accidentally find yourself involved in one of the following.
During one of my first online dating experiences, a guy who had contacted me found out that I was a lawyer, emailed, “I don’t date lawyers,” and disappeared. I tried questioning why this was and even pleaded with him to reconsider. I never got a response.
Your best bestie. She’ll drop everything to shower you with sympathy, make immediate plans to come see you and throw you a “newly single” event with your closest friends.
You might not think it’s a big deal to change a baby while on the go. But when an unexpected filled diaper has leaked out the surrounding stroller seat and is leaking into the baby goods stashed below, it’s panic time.
We’ve been through the ringer before and no matter how big an ego we thought we had or how confident we are in ourselves, when someone decides that we aren’t the one for him or her, it hurts.
You start wondering where all the sarcasm went. Your new friends, your new work colleagues, and the people you meet through these people don’t understand what sarcasm is.