Yes, I know, I’m procrastinating again. I have to do this right before I leave for any event in order to stop obsessing over what might go wrong (hmm, sounds similar to my dating life), when luckily, nothing ever does (hmmm, sounds not at all similar to my dating life). So I was reading through some of my favorite blogs a while ago and came across a horrible article. From ‘the robots’ on OkStupid. That pretty much lets me know that I am, indeed a big fat loser for not being able to find a man at my age and that pretty much, via the internet, I’m kinda screwed. Nice. Like I need some article to explain to me that guys my age only like younger women. Duh. That guys in general, date younger than they are (that would explain all the 51 years olds that contact me I guess). Really though, although I was already well aware of the trend, to actually see it in a much too long article, complete with graphs and statistics (why do I always think of that movie ‘Fun With Dick and Jane’ when I hear that word) to lay it all out there for me is a bit saddening. Internet daters in my age group taper off significantly. The theory in the article is because we’ve probably found someone to be with by that age. Uh, hello? I’m still looking dammit.
The viewpoint of the writer is to attempt to make a case for why older women are just as good as younger ones, but really, with all the graphs and numbers, it’s just sort of a sad mirror of my dating history lately.
Anyway, if you have an hour to kill (really, it’s a LONG friggin article) and want to feel depressed, take a gander.
Well, now that I’m thoroughly depressed, I guess I’ll go cater and hope to god that there is at least one cute guy there that it would be completely inappropriate for me to flirt with. So I