Scared dating again

Is it so crazy to think that you could actually enjoy your single status and are starting to fear the dating world?

Here are 10 reasons why you’re afraid of dating and aren’t at all scared of being single forever.

The thing is I'm not afraid of being single; I'm afraid of dating.

The thing that makes breaking up so daunting is it must inevitably lead to going on dates, putting yourself out there and being vulnerable again.

reruns eating dinner in your underwear talking to your grandma on the phone — trust me, I know) but you should probably stop doing that stuff anyway. ) More of us are relationship masochists than we like to admit.

You might have to stop smoking or spending on cocktails every night at that new hotel bar or traveling alone and not telling anyone where you are going, but you will feel good about it later. Sometimes it feels good to fight and break up and cry and get angry. But if you don’t want to start a relationship (or you want to leave one) because you think it’s going too well and you don’t know how to handle it, let me tell you this: you know. (If this is the first time you are hearing that, you’re welcome.) Communication is very important in all relationships, obviously.

You have a job you love, an amazing family and close friends, and that’s enough.

Were you ever attracted to someone yet scared of them at the same time, even though they were not scarey? My son became a senior in high school and I started to become open to the idea of a “friend/date”.

You like your life and don’t want anything to change.

You know that having a boyfriend will alter your schedule and honestly, you don’t want that right now.

He's really tall and broad and I forget just how big he is until I see him again. You don’t have to commit to a life time, just a dinner and go from there. J I was not in an abusive relationship...ex was a good man, we had a decent relationship for the better part of 11 years.

In that moment, my brain is saying "wow, he is so much bigger than I remembered... We grew apart in some respects over the years but what killed me was the person he chose to be to me in the last three years of our marriage.

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