I gave up dating for Lent. Truth be told, it was a conservative sacrifice but ultimately it has led to some interesting observations. I’ve had some enlightening moments, some dark moments, and some really bland ones that I’ve made sure to capture over the past ~35 days.
Anonymity is part of the allure of online dating…But that’s not always the case in DC. There may be many fish in the sea, but DC is less like a sea and more like a mid-sized fish tank. You brush past a lot of the same fish.
It was early spring and he planned for us to have a Saturday pool date. Come Friday, though, the forecast for Saturday showed rain with a high of 60, so I suggested we see a movie instead. He responded, “We’ll make the decision about whether or not we go to the movies when you arrive. Hopefully by that time the sun will be out and I can see you in a bathing suit.”