Not So Single JGirl
So you’ve read the title. It’s true, I’m not so single anymore. I’m talking about Sports Guy here, and to be honest I really don’t want to see anyone else. I went into this experiment of online Jdating for fun, for writing, to help myself get over my ex, to make Tony Pierce smile, but most importantly - to find someone worth giving up my (at times) cherished singledom for. And I did find someone, but ironically not through Jdate.
As readers of this column know, I met Sports Guy, a non Jdater, a couple weeks into my Jdate membership, and it was instant attraction and fun. We began spending more and more time together, oh you know how the beginnings are - sparkles and sunshine, and daisies, oh my. He’s the opposite of me in a lot of ways, but somehow it works and it keeps getting better - I know, I know, I kind of want to puke about it too. Ok, I’ll stop now.
Having said all that, I want to be clear - Jdate was a good experience for me and if Sports Guy and I for some reason don’t work out, I’m re-activating my membership straight away.
Once I figured out all the odd nuances of the online dating world, how to separate the good from the bad, and just well…ugly, it became really enjoyable. Especially when I would get emails from men who wanted to be my sugardaddy. It's flattering no matter what anyone says.
Here’s the re-cap of my short time as a Jdate princess:
Bachelor #1- A thirty-something music executive who was nice and friendly but definitely lied about his height. Date was pretty decent if not slightly boring, and he contacted me after to go out again. After text and phone tag, both of us let it go.