Day: December 5, 2011

Serial Dating Does NOT a Relationship “Expert” Make

You might have noticed that I’ve cleverly avoided the subject of my love life for the past few days.  This is because it’s easier to offer my opinions of “hooking for food” than try to make sense of… well, whatever it is that’s going on in my life. I’m always amazed when friends come to me for relationship advice.  Sure, I’ve gone on my fair share of dates over the course of the past year and a half (okay, maybe more than my fair share—70-something dates with 30 men to be exact—not that I’m counting) but relationships?  Relationships aren’t exactly my thing. I went from serial monogamy (with a penchant for long distance relationships of the international variety) to serial dating.  Now, thanks to marvels of modern technology (i.e. Match.com and an Excel spreadsheet), I’ve been able to line up five first dates in as many days.  And although it’s been a while, I’ve even dated two guys in the same day.  I’m not exactly proud of this fact but nor am I terribly ashamed …