First Date!First Dates...ugh...yeah!
It involves a feeling of anticipation and dread, of excitement and fear, of hopefulness and insecurity. I love/hate first dates.
The" freak out" phenomenon (and no, I am not meaning I will hurt myself, run screaming naked through the streets or start picking people off from a clock tower)causes a distinct uneasiness in me. Will he like me? Will I like him? Will it be wonderful or a disaster? Will it even just be nice or will I be trying to come up with reasons to leave?
It is worse when it comes to internet dating as we do not really know the physical person at all..and they do not know us either. Ahhhh...here is where all the unique surprises come in. One of the surprises is that we don't look how the other has imagined. Pictures only capture so much. Pictures and profiles are not liars-just gross exaggerators of the truth.
I sometimes wonder if maybe it would be smarter to post photos of me- pre-morning coffee, jumping out of bed after a nightRead More »from User Post: First Dates