Dating in a small town
Please register to participate in our discussions with 2 million other members - it's free and quick!Some forums can only be seen by registered members.You can’t believe that Jerry Seinfeld ever complained about the awkward ‘stop and chat’ – he lived in Manhattan, an island full of millions of people, for pete’s sake! Living in a small town means never being able to say, “Well, I probably won’t ever see him again.” The online world and the IRL world collide on a regular basis. Simone Paget Simone is a freelance writer and author of the sexy and irreverent blog Skinny Dip.When you’re living and dating in a small town, the likelihood of an awkward stop and chat lurks around every corner like a creepy stalker. Tell me if this sounds familiar: you’re at your favourite dive bar with a friend and you see a guy smiling creepily at you from across the dance floor. When she's not writing her heart out, she loves wandering her city with a large cup of coffee in hand, in search of the next great story.Oh, man, is that your younger brother's best friend? Best case scenario, you're now in a long-distance relationship.6.Your mom knows him as the guy who vomited all over your house after prom.
Then you end up fooling around with that dude’s friend one night after drinking too much champagne… It doesn’t really hit you that these people all know each other until you log on to Facebook, see a photo of the three of them together and think to yourself, “Yep, I’ve seen all of these guys’ penises.” Nowhere is safe. This is just one of the many thoughts that keeps you up at night.
I'm trying to understand why people think that because you don't live across the street from them, they can't try to date you.
You've dated every eligible bachelor by fifth grade.
did you miss the whole "I like my house, I like my neighbors, etc?
" I'm not going to sell my house and move to a different town for the chance of getting a date.