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When it’s over, you’re euphoric or despondent, alternating between mapping out a future for yourself or envisioning waiting for an email that never arrives.
You follow up, you wait, things usually don’t pan out.
I have a great job, I own a house, and I feel like I have my head on straight.
I essentially built walls to protect myself from another heartbreak.You don't have to feel vulnerable; you can feel total control over how much of yourself you share, and you can disappear at any time.In going after the asshole, or the guy who lives on the other side of the globe, I could be confident I wouldn't lose myself in the relationship.– Desert Island a numbers game, but you won't win anything if you're exhausted and feeling bad about yourself. It's OK to spend a few weeks letting men email you. It helps to have quality, out-of-the-house social time to balance all of the hours spent staring at your computer, wondering why some guy winked and then disappeared. I wish I could tell you why these guys wink, like, and then ignore your emails. My theory is that for many people, online dating is like a card game.
I fumbled my way back into the scene by downloading (then deleting, then re-downloading, then re-deleting) the essential apps. And for the next six months I found myself attracted to men who lived on other continents, struggled with depression, had girlfriends or wives, or were workaholics or misogynistic jerks. I swear I've had several healthy, connected relationships. I was setting myself up for rejection by seeking out emotionally unavailable people, which was a reflection of my own emotional unavailability.