Back To The Drawing Board  

analartistwy 59F
46 posts
4/13/2021 11:52 am
Back To The Drawing Board

Ooooff, my date on Saturday went ok.. A very nice guy, just no real spark. Oddly, if I were looking for something more long term, we might have moved forward, I think the spark could have ignited. But I am adamant about keeping my heart out of it.

Sometimes, it makes me sad that I have no interest in the romantic side of things, but then I remember the heartbreak and how hard I have worked to build a life for myself. I realize that sounds like a cop out, but I did struggle for years to get where I am and I do believe that I am fabulous.

It is not that I do not want to care about someone, nor do I not want to be cared about, it just seems that the world we live in has driven us, with our need for instant gratification, to the point of taking each other for granted.

analartistwy 59F
27 posts
4/13/2021 12:04 pm

Part 2 of Lust In The Dust is ready:

RavenGB 60M
1422 posts
4/13/2021 12:37 pm

This needs to be about what both parties want. There is no "standard" solution that fits all. At our time of life, you don't need to worry about pleasing anybody but yourself, no need to be nasty about it, but everybody ought to be happy enough to accept a "thanks, but no thanks". There are many men and women out there who will share your perspective.

hoarnyinmt 64M/F  
8 posts
4/13/2021 12:38 pm

I feel the same way---- used & abused------But not giving up

Deepnwide76 45M  
61 posts
4/13/2021 12:43 pm

So true the way the world is going an how relationship don't last it's almost impossible for me I don't want to start something that in 2 yes is is going to break my heart

BIigDJ71863 58M
97 posts
4/13/2021 1:18 pm

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Dom__1964 57M
54 posts
4/13/2021 1:29 pm

I know quite a few people over 50, men and women who are very happy with their own company. Don't need a man or woman in their life telling them what to do or who to date.
Maybe you're one of the lucky one's.

Paulxx001 64M  
22455 posts
4/13/2021 1:41 pm

I understand exactly what you mean.
That vibe is fine as long as you have people in your crew with whom you can just hang out with or talk to. Nothing worse than sharing a joke with 4 fucking walls — who just don't get it. 🤔

Apollo602021 61M  
4161 posts
4/16/2021 11:47 am

Love really has not really ever worked for me so I use lust!

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justme51 70M
1789 posts
4/27/2021 7:49 pm

Never give up

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