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Old 04-10-2012, 07:52 PM
 
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I find dating to be pretty tough, and meeting eligible women even tougher. The best thing to do is just be involved with what you love, and have good qualities. At some point you WILL find someone.
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Old 04-10-2012, 08:06 PM
 
Location: Love, Epicenter
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I don't date.
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Old 04-10-2012, 11:38 PM
 
Location: Bellingham, WA
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I haven't dated in about a year due to school and career change. I'm so totally stir crazy.
Try doing that for 15 years.
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:23 AM
 
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
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Dating can be extremely time consuming, frustrating, maddening at times, and can take a toll on your finances. And being just a tightwad, I meet with very few, if any, that would enjoy a first date at a Swap Meet!
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Old 04-11-2012, 12:31 AM
 
Location: Astoria, NY
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For the record, I'm a 30 year old man and don't date. I just don't care to and have only dated one person and that was back when I was a senior in high school.

I tell people I don't date all the time, but I'm lying. I just hate prying questions and don't want to reveal anymore than I like to volunteer.
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Old 04-11-2012, 01:13 AM
 
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Like the title implies, do you know anyone who just doesn't date because they don't care to?

Just curious about some of the answers out there.

For the record, I'm a 30 year old man and don't date. I just don't care to and have only dated one person and that was back when I was a senior in high school.
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Try doing that for 15 years.
If you really don't care to date, say maybe REALLY focused on a career, like becoming the best jazz pianist ever or something, then I think you shouldn't.

But if you don't date because you've been rejected a lot or were bitter from your last relationship or are socially awkward, and have convinced yourself that you're better off without dating and have settled into a complacent mode, I think you should go at it.

Many years may pass and then you'll be sorry that you weren't more aggressive and building more experience back then.

I know I am...
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Old 04-11-2012, 05:54 AM
 
Location: Greenbelt, MD
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I find dating to be pretty tough, and meeting eligible women even tougher. The best thing to do is just be involved with what you love, and have good qualities. At some point you WILL find someone.
Not necessarily...
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Old 04-11-2012, 07:13 AM
 
Location: Lubbock, Tx
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I know quite a few people that don't date. The men I know don't because they don't want a woman. Too much trouble. The one woman I know doesn't date because in over 4 years of being a men's barber, she's never been asked out.
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Old 04-11-2012, 08:23 AM
 
Location: Tucson
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The one woman I know doesn't date because in over 4 years of being a men's barber, she's never been asked out.
She must be a great barber! Who wants to lose a good hairdresser?!
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Old 04-11-2012, 09:12 AM
 
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Im 37 and havent dated in few years. I have been in 3 serious long term relationships in my 20s, and ultimately have been cheated on or lied to by all 3, at which point i immediately moved on. Everyone has a bad experience dating, here or there and those 3 bad relationships arent any part of the reason im not dating. Let me be frank here and try to keep this pg13, i simply dont believe that what a girl can do for me versus what i can do for myself is worth the hassle. I am also a non-conformist and find the ideas that everyone needs to be in a relationship or married with kids, or else they cant find happiness, very demeaning to all humanity.
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