I've met some fascinating and accomplished women, and I'm becoming more comfortable around the dating process.
It does, however, continue to present its challenges.
Staying out of my head and remaining true to my feelings is my best defense.
So I gave my thoughts a rest and opted out of our brief relationship based entirely on my feelings. But I need to court, because that's when it's still possible to see the other person without rose-colored glasses, and determine whether or not the relationship has legs.
I have enough friends already, and I find it curious that a woman who has found the love of her life still posts her profile online.I still feel anxious when I reject a woman's online invitation, or when a woman rejects mine.I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings, and I don't want mine hurt either.For me, this isn't the time for 60s casual morality, and bouncing back from a failed relationship is too painful to just go with the flow.After a half-dozen dates, I began noticing the cracks in our relationship, and some were too big to paint over.