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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #750 on: October 02, 2013, 02:38:51 PM »
Sounds good to me :)

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #751 on: October 02, 2013, 02:47:03 PM »
Reader, I'm so sorry, that's rotten. (((hugs)))

I could use the support of my sistren too. No particular incident, just still painfully dateless. I'm going to an awards banquet on Saturday and won't have anyone to sit with since the friends I'd counted on seeing won't be there. I have a fabulous new dress and lovely new shoes for the occasion, and no one to wolf-whistle at me... unless I return to my local CVS, where the possibly drunken panhandler may have more compliments for me. How bad is this: the last time he commented appreciatively on me, I didn't even get offended. I just giggled foolishly. That is how starved I am for male validation, apparently.

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #752 on: October 03, 2013, 10:39:35 PM »
Went to a meetup last week and got home to find a message on my profile from a male attendee who didn't even speak to me at that event.  He had joined less than two weeks previously and is probably new to the city, but this creeped me out.

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #753 on: October 04, 2013, 05:08:42 AM »
Went to a meetup last week and got home to find a message on my profile from a male attendee who didn't even speak to me at that event.  He had joined less than two weeks previously and is probably new to the city, but this creeped me out.

I get that from time to time. The last one was some dude telling me that I 'look exactly like Scarlett Johansson'. Well, we're both white female in our late 20s. Otherwise, no. Jog on mate, jog on.



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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #754 on: October 04, 2013, 10:46:37 AM »
Went to a meetup last week and got home to find a message on my profile from a male attendee who didn't even speak to me at that event.  He had joined less than two weeks previously and is probably new to the city, but this creeped me out.

I wouldn't necessarily find it creepy. He could be shy enough that he prefers writing to speaking to new people. However, if you're getting "that vibe" from the whole situation, listen to it.
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #755 on: October 17, 2013, 08:11:29 PM »
Well, I got my divorce papers in the mail yesterday! Spinsterhood here I come!

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #756 on: October 18, 2013, 10:09:37 AM »
Well, I got my divorce papers in the mail yesterday! Spinsterhood here I come!

<in eerie voice> Join ussss!

Still dateless over here. I'm doing NaNo this year, and one guy on the boards said he met his wife through NaNo, so there's even more temptation for me to noodle around on the boards instead of actually outlining my novel or doing my other chores, like job hunting. I guess my best chance at this point is finding a new job that throws me into the company of a dateable pool of acquaintance.

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #757 on: October 18, 2013, 02:39:22 PM »
And the kick in the guts this week.  Guy I asked out weeks ago, that had no feelings for me texted me 2 nights ago.  Started off innocently asking what was going on this weekend, as in "You always seem to be in the know" (I read 3 local free papers that can be picked up at lots of locations, use facebook to following venues, etc.).  Since we are staying friends, I originally took it as a compliment, until instinct made me ask if he had nothing to do (was planning on inviting him to a few events that my friends and I are going to) or if was for date ideas.  It was for date ideas :(.  My recourse was then to say then I charge $20 an hour for research.  His reply, he'll do his own research.  >:D

This was after a potential date (I thought) had messaged me through the dating site.  When I got his response he was only seeking a NSA/FWB type thing.  Which I am not seeking at all.  Bleh

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #758 on: October 18, 2013, 04:54:16 PM »
And the kick in the guts this week.  Guy I asked out weeks ago, that had no feelings for me texted me 2 nights ago.  Started off innocently asking what was going on this weekend, as in "You always seem to be in the know" (I read 3 local free papers that can be picked up at lots of locations, use facebook to following venues, etc.).  Since we are staying friends, I originally took it as a compliment, until instinct made me ask if he had nothing to do (was planning on inviting him to a few events that my friends and I are going to) or if was for date ideas.  It was for date ideas :(.  My recourse was then to say then I charge $20 an hour for research.  His reply, he'll do his own research.  >:D

This was after a potential date (I thought) had messaged me through the dating site.  When I got his response he was only seeking a NSA/FWB type thing.  Which I am not seeking at all.  Bleh

Oh, man. Talk about a one-two punch. I'm so sorry, Reader.

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #759 on: October 19, 2013, 10:41:47 AM »
Well, I got my divorce papers in the mail yesterday! Spinsterhood here I come!

We have cookies! And good booze. :)

And ouch, Reader. What a jerk.
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #760 on: October 19, 2013, 08:57:35 PM »
Reader, he stinks.  >:(

Pass the booze please  ;D

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #761 on: October 19, 2013, 09:17:08 PM »
Tonight I'm serving spiked apple cider- rum or calvados?
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #762 on: October 19, 2013, 09:57:58 PM »
Tonight I'm serving spiked apple cider- rum or calvados?

Ooh, normally I'd say rum but I've never tried calvados.

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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #763 on: October 19, 2013, 10:21:16 PM »
I have decorated gingerbread cookies.  They are left over from a potluck last night.  There are maple leaves, oak leaves, pumpkins, moose and the gingerbread men, decorated in hunter orange.

Reader, maybe it would help if you bit the head off one of the hunters?   ;D

I've already had my rum special for the evening but would anyone else like one?
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Re: Spinsters' Club Support Thread
« Reply #764 on: October 19, 2013, 10:28:09 PM »
While, on some level, I want to start dating again, because I do enjoy having a special someone, I've come to the conclusion that I have enjoyed being mostly-single for the past three years a great deal more than I enjoyed being mostly-in-relationships for the six before that.  I'm not sure I want to give up the freedoms of singlehood for the promise of stability a relationship offers, and I definitely don't feel like dealing with the turbulence of trying to find a suitable partner right now.