That is the best way that I can describe where I am currently at in my life. I'm at the really awkward age where I'm old enough to be considered an adult, but not really. But more importantly, how does one "date" at 19? It's like you aren't 16 years old and going to the movies with a guy where he awkwardly puts his arm around you and your hands are unusually very sweaty and everything is just one big ball of braces. At the same time, you are not
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Everyone has a different version of what an actual relationship means, and no one needs to make any compromises for anyone else. You are so constantly able to communicate with each other and see what the other person is up to via social media, texting, etc , that you often forget to actually reach out and do some meaningful maintaining of the relationship. Everyone is so afraid of looking vulnerable because the dating market is so fast and free and commitment is so limiting, that no one really makes the first move about being honest with their feelings. Most everyone has roommates or, worse, lives with their parents , so loud sex is very often out of the question.
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Once upon a time or, like, four years ago , I was 21 years old, fresh out of a relationship and enjoying all the aspects of single-hood with my other single friends. While I did sneak in a date here and there but only on weekdays because I didn't want to waste my weekends on a pointless date , the last thing on my mind was getting serious with a guy. Not to mention, there's the bogus pressure of society reminding you that you're not getting any younger, and if you don't find a boyfriend RIGHT NOW, you're destined to die alone.
Thank you for all the lovely comments yesterday! And yes, I forgot to say, Scott is indeed reading the blog. It's really embarrassing—he went to the archives and found out so much info, like that I don't like men in sweatpants , that I've video dated , and that I like to be put in a cab. I totally forgot I ever wrote or thought some of this stuff!