• My Dating Hangovers,  Red Flags,  Uncategorized

    Who’s Looking For Perfection?

      “So the man has issues, at least he’s willing to spring for a $500 per night date.  Stop looking for perfection and just roll with him”. These are the words heard from a good friend ealier this week who tried to chastize me for complaining that I had a great time with Tall Glass of Wine, but realized why I decided not to continue dating him months back.   Initially, I felt a little bad because overall, he is a really great guy.  On the surface, at least.  However, just a few moments later I realized she was wrong, wrong, wrong and that I was not looking for perfection at…

  • Break Ups,  Married Men,  My Dating Hangovers,  Relationship 101,  When you're dating your ex

    A Week of Revelations

                      A Week of Revelations “Only time will tell what happens with him or any of these other three OR any of the others I didn’t have time to mention here.”  I guess the most appropriate place to begin this post is by starting where I left off.  It’s been a little over a week since I last posted and other than the occasional feelings of disappointment, reasoning and a slew of other thoughts and random emotions, not much has really happened directly.  Meaning, I’ve finally taken my own advice of just sitting back and observing what is transpiring in my life…

  • Relationship 101,  THIS is Why I'm Single!,  Uncategorized

    Just Be Up Front!

                                “Hey dear stranger.  🙂  Its ____, how are you?  Just putting the word out that I’m off the market.  Got engaged”. This is the text message I received from the hangover named Mr. Hollywood hangover just after midnight, and while I adjusted my eyes in the dark to read this as I awoke this morning, I found myself adjusting them once again to correct them from being crossed, marveling at the thought of this guy sending this to me.  Sure, I shouldn’t care because I’ve got my Rescue and sure, I should be happy for anyone who has successfully…

  • Relationship 101

    Training in Session

                              My life seems to be on overdrive as of late – finalizing my career change ideas, researching masters degree programs, lounging in large pools in Vegas. I mean really, that can just be a bit overwhelming for a girl, you know? Of course I realize there’s  no excuse (except a lame one) for me having left the writing alone for over a week. None. Especially when I fuss at other bloggers and remind them of that handy WordPress mobile application we can always use whenever we’re not near a computer. So what about my dating life and…

  • My Dating Hangovers,  THIS is Why I'm Single!,  Uncategorized

    My Hump Wednesday

    I know you should never leave home angry but as I hope to catch more red lights than ever before to write this, I’m pretty upset. Okay, understatement. Pretty pissed. I’m trying to figure out what I’m so upset, replaying how I just stomped out of the house moments ago without the usual kiss and parting words for Rescue. Instead, a flip of the light switch and a really “firm” closing of the door was how I exited stage left.  I don’t think I’m able to do this. THIS meaning continuing to engage in this unrelationship with him, at least not on the current level. The morning started off well…

  • My Dating Hangovers

    Why can’t some ex’s just leave me alone?

    Today marked the end of a 4-month “Do Not Contact” ordinance from the one called Mr. Jekyll, and while I’ve really only mentioned this ex once or twice before (see The Dating Resume at http://mydatinghangovers.com/?p=230), he is by far one of the worst hangovers I’ve experienced.  Ever. Maybe I’m in denial, but every time I’m contacted by him and I text a ridiculously foul message (last message I sent made reference to how his newborn was uh…not so cute) I say “that’s the end of him, he won’t contact me again”, I’m wrong.  So of course for every time that I say this, my good friend Dee is right there saying “No,…

  • THIS is Why I'm Single!,  Uncategorized

    Busy Body

    Has it really been a week since I've posted?  I swear, there are probably five or six drafts stored in my phone and for whatever reason, I just hadn't forced my fingers to press "Send". Surely you realize that the absence of posts isn’t due to lack of material because you know, my dating life ALWAYS has a story. I’ve been a busy girl and there was one event in particular I had to prepare for which put my therapy to the back burner.  Only THE concert of THE most phenomenal entertainer ever:   Yep, I forked over a pretty penny to see this incredibly gifted artist and of course in…

  • THIS is Why I'm Single!

    Ignore friend request

    As quickly as he made a re-entry into my life, Come Back Charlie will likely make an even quicker exit all over an ignored Facebook request.  Well, maybe not all because of this because while I haven’t exactly been trying too hard to build up any lines of communication, he isn’t really impressing me either.  Last night as I stirred out of my sleep for a moment, I saw a new Facebook notification – Friend Request from Come Back Charlie.  I looked at it and the first thing that came to mind was what the hell for and the second was should I say no now or leave it pending…

  • My Dating Hangovers,  THIS is Why I'm Single!,  Uncategorized

    Come Back Charlie

    It’s Monday and I am STILL flying high off of another great weekend! Although I haven’t shared many details about Rescue 911 (the ex), let me just say I’ve been enjoying the reunion and the ride. Literally and figuratively. He’s like my dirty little secret, so perhaps I’ll share more about him at a later date. And since I’ve been digging in the crates, how about I update you on that little POF situation I had with the one I’m calling Come Back Charlie (thanks to Just Saying for coming up with this nickname). Remember he’s the one who contacted me saying how much he’d really like to know me,…

  • Plenty of Fail,  THIS is Why I'm Single!,  Uncategorized

    Dilemma

    Okay, here’s something interesting that just happened. I’ve been bombarded with messages from this dating sight (remember, the sign up was only supposed to yield laughs and blog material), and occasionally, one catches my eye. You know, like Black Russian. So I’m reading through the message and am impressed by the fact that the guy: – has actually read my profile – joked about some things I specifically said in my profile – his grammar was on point – he mentioned he was NONE of the things that turn me off about men AND He’s nice looking. The problem? I know him. Pretty damn well and can vaguely recall our…