50 First Dates? I Think I’ll Just Watch A Movie.

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Being single, it’s been…interesting. Dating?  Even more interesting.  I’m nearly 35 years old and I’m going out to dinner, or out for drinks about every other night (on average – I don’t go out when I have my kids).  I’ve learned a few things through this process.  First, I don’t know how the girls on The Bachelorette do it.  Men are jealous creatures.  Tell them you’re not settling down with one person and then they really get jealous.  Second, I am not 21 anymore.  I am old.  I cannot hang.  Third, you have to kiss a lot of frogs before you find a prince.  <sigh>  I’m still looking.

At the end of a busy week of dating, I am exhausted.  EXHAUSTED.  And I really, really just need to spend some time alone and decompress.  One of my dates last week equated it to the Bachelorette taking some time to think about who would get a rose before the ceremony.  At least that one has a sense of humor about my dating life.

Seriously though, I do have to take some down time to give my brain a break.  My current task – Catch up on my Netflix watchlist!  The last season of Sons of Anarchy is up, I’m still behind on The Walking Dead and I’m always in need of a laugh from a good comedy!  Laughter makes the bad dates a lot more tolerable (and there have been a LOT of bad dates!)  Maybe I’ll just start dating Netflix?  Can I do that?

Are there any other single moms out there like me?  Navigating the dating world and debating the merits of just giving up and having a monogamous relationship with your couch and Netflix instead?  I’d love to hear your dating stories… and hear about what you’re watching on Netflix!

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