Bored dating stories
I can’t tell if he’s hurt or if there’s just nothing more to be said.
I don’t do awkward silences well, so I ask the next question that pops into my mind.“So, why’d you stay with her so long in spite of all the crazy?
When I started my app hiatus, I had one last Bumble date on the calendar — and it went really well.
We ended up dating for about six weeks, and I really appreciated the chance to get to know him without also carrying on conversations with, and going on dates with, multiple other people simultaneously. It can tamp down the “why haven’t they texted me back? But it can also be exhausting (how many dates can you handle in one week?
” I pause letting the information sink in while I sit down on my faded, tan couch.
I exhale loudly into the receiver of my cell phone and spit out the gist of the tale he just recanted.
Read the newspaper, magazine or another informational magazine.
Call someone to whom you haven't talked in a while and visit with them.
“This chick just happens to be certifiably nuts.”There’s silence on the end of the other line.
Watch a Little League baseball, soccer or football game.
Visit the library and ask the librarian a bizarre question.
) and confusing (wait, did I tell you this crazy-funny story from my weekend, or was that someone else? While it didn’t work out with this Bumble guy, I was able to focus on how I felt around him without constantly comparing him to other people popping up on my phone.
Just think of it as an expansion pack to the relationship series!
At the time, I was feeling bored and overwhelmed with dating — tired of carrying on generic conversations with strangers that often went nowhere and overwhelmed by all the potentials out there.