Some days are great, others are not...but no matter what twists and turns I encounter, you can be sure I'm going to write about it!

Sunday, November 9, 2008

I am Bridget Jones

I feel duped. Why is it so easy for people to find their match, yet so difficult for me to find mine? When I get a glimpse of hope that something is going to work out, I have a door slammed in my face, or a message left that completely cuts things off.

98% of the people in my life are in happy relationships. My circle of friends is rather limited, so I've had to explore more vulnerable options like online dating. For those of you who have never tried's not as easy as one might think.

It's very difficult to open your life up to a complete stranger, and it's even more tough to swallow when that complete stranger decides you aren't worth the time...especially after you (me) go through a lot of trouble to have little man accounted for when we've hung out. I digress.

I'm not saying men have been horrible to me, it's the exact opposite. What I am saying is I am finding it so exhausting to try and weed through guys to find one that will be compassionate and embracing of me, myself and I. It feels like the more I try and open myself up, the more I feel let down when things don't work out.

It's not fun.

It hurts.

If I didn't have little man in my life, I would say I am exactly like Bridget Jones, the tragic spinster version.

I wish I knew what I could do to change this...but for now, I feel my only choice is to cut myself off from dating, and just focus on me and my +1...

Hugs are definitely in high demand right now.


  1. I wish that I had some sage advice or something. Maybe your Mark Darcy is right around the next corner. Hang in there.

  2. Awww, I am sorry! You are an amazing person who will some day find the person you are meant to be with. Concentrate on all the good you have in your life. Sending virutal hugs your way. Email me if you need to talk!


  3. Ugh. Dating sucks. I'm sorry it is sucking especially hard right now. Just remember to leave yourself open to the universe, and it will find you, or you will find it. You are totally lovable! Hugs from me.

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  5. Well didn't Bridget Jones get the greatest guy in the end? That will be you too someday.