2012 was a rough year. my divorce was finalized last august and for the most part i’ve been avoiding dating ever since. i was only married for two years, but it’s hard to say goodbye to anyone you’ve been with no matter the circumstances.
if you’ve ever been single during the holidays, then you know how lonely it can be. in december, a good girl friend of mine said, “why don’t you just sign up for match and get it over with.” this felt like a dare, so i did it, and what a long, strange trip it’s been.
the whole concept of internet dating is weird to me. it’s like fishing for people where you’re the angler and the bait at the same time. you fill out a profile, put up a couple of pictures, pay some money, and wait for the line to start moving. you just hope you have the right bait. Continue reading