"I have recently reconnected with a childhood sweetheart that until a year ago had lost all contact with over the past 25 years.Our conversations thru Facebook started of a very innocent nature but since January we have been talking by phone dailey and seeing each other in person once every week or two.Here are some tips and thoughts I have on how to handle the juggling act of the casual dating scene and bypassing your likelihood of getting hurt. But just because we fall within an age group of people just looking to have fun, doesn't mean we need to treat people poorly. Take the time to articulate what it is you're looking for from the beginning and avoid having a Hiroshima level blow up down the road.First and foremost to me, the number one key to building any semblance of a successful relationship with one person or in this case, many, is communication. The problem that I see is a lot of times, even if someone articulates at the onset of a relationship that he or she looking for something casual, things have a way of growing and morphing into something larger and much deeper.Years of Sahara-like drought will give way to a summer full of eternal possibility, teeming with tapas dates and dinner dates and beach dates galore.One day, you’ll wake up in a daze, and find yourself with a bucket full of eligible, decent, good dudes, all clamoring for your attention.
I find myself in love with two men, one that I know is toxic and the other who just leaves me speechless with happiness. I have tried to speak to my girlfriends but I just can’t seem to get the words out. Signed, Split Dearest Split, Angel face, you have stepped in it big time.
The punch line is that you have become exactly what you were running from when you left Man #1.
You have many excuses about how this “happened.” Sure, you would never have been the type of woman to go down this road before.
“How could it be that the universe is handing me such a Herculean task? This embarrassment of riches is your prize for enduring countless shitty dates and rebuffing the advances of grody bros in I-banker loafers who are too drunk to see straight while you’re waiting in line for the bathroom.
If you ever, ever feel bad about dating more than one person, remind yourself that if you were a dude, this behavior would be second nature. The golden rule: Make sure they don’t know each other.
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