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The Break Is Over

It’s Official.  My from dating is over.  I have a on Saturday with one of the guys I met on .  That was fast, I know.  But he’s good, really good.

So far he’s done everything right.  His initial message mentioned something very specific and idiosyncratic in my profile, one of those special details I mention to give guys a flavor of the true me (something I’d never mention here because that would be revealing a factoid that ‘s just for someone trying to remain anonymous). It’s something we have in common and we exchanged a few emails about it right away.

And then he mentioned this event/thing he wanted to go to on Saturday.  It’s a very New Yorkery thing to do and it’s something I’ve always wanted to go to but never have.  Perfect for dates.

The thing is, I’m feeling really mellow about this date.  Not that I don’t think I’m going to like this guy. I do.  But I kind of don’t care how it turns out.  I don’t feel like I have anything emotionally invested in it.  Which, I gotta say, is kinda a nice place to be.  For now.


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11 to “The Break Is Over”


  1. tommytrc says:

    GO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    This rocks!

    I wish you all the best!

  2. Apink says:

    best of luck!! Let us know how it turns out :)

  3. bobbyjensen says:

    I’m glad to see you feel that you’re in a nice place about this date. I think most people would want to be more relaxed as well.

  4. SINgleGIRL says:

    -Apink
    Welcome to the blog.
    And thank you to all of you (tommytrc and bobbyjensen, I can always count on you guys for your support).

  5. starangel82 says:

    Have fun!

  6. DC Dating Diva says:

    It already sound like you are off to a good start! Have fun!

  7. recklessstudio says:

    It seems like you’re in a good place right now. Must be all the meditating…you’re relaxed…somewhat ;)

    Have fun.

  8. ZJapan says:

    I hope you have a great time!!!! We are rooting for you.

  9. SINgleGIRL says:

    Thanks everyone.
    I’m, um, still working on that meditation. It doesn’t come naturally to me. But I’m trying.

  10. jenmata says:

    That’s exactly how I feel about all the dates I go on from the internet. Somehow the first encounter happens to quickly for me to even get excited about it, and a part of me feels as though if I’m not invested somehow I don’t put out my best effort and neither do they. I hope it goes well for you!

  11. SINgleGIRL says:

    -jenmata
    Well, this is kind of a change of habit for me. I’ve been a bit overinvested lately (pre-break). This feels good for a change.