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The all new, sparkly,2013 Dating Thread - 35!

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watchoutforthatsnail Sun 06-Jan-13 21:01:07

off you go.

Marking my place on the sparkly new thread!

mercury7 Sun 06-Jan-13 21:20:47

nice titlesmile
I did a short skype 'interview' today, he seemed quite nice..if a little pixelated grin

Scrazy Sun 06-Jan-13 21:26:38

Mercury, sounds promising. You are very brave, I can do casual to a point but feelings get in the way for me and I need to feel special to someone. Depends who it is, of course, and after a while if I don't get the feelings I don't want to sleep with them anymore.

My last one said he would stay with me forever if I could just put up but I couldn't, tried to kid myself I could. I wish I could sometimes.

Yogagirl17 Sun 06-Jan-13 21:31:12

Wow, never even finished reading the last thread and you're on to a new one. I reckon between new job and distinct lack of dating activity in the yoga household I will not be keeping up as much for the next wee while but I'm sure I'll still be popping in to say hello (its far too addictive to go cold turkey!).

antonym Sun 06-Jan-13 21:36:36

Ending the last thread was the most fun I have had all year; which is sad even on the 6th January.

Scrazy Sun 06-Jan-13 21:38:19

Antonym, give it time!

watchoutforthatsnail Sun 06-Jan-13 21:42:42

Good luck for the new job yoga.
I dont have much time nor inclination for dating, new job and now new house ( and lots of unpacking to do still) means im kind of swamped and dont want to put any energy into anyone who isnt me, dd or my dog.

I am trying to get out and about in rl though, and have a new nights out ahead of me.

Yogagirl17 Sun 06-Jan-13 21:47:43

Thanks watch - so pleased new job & house all working out for you! Aside from anything else must start trying to get to sleep at a reasonable hour so laptop is going off! Night all. As you were. smile

ike1 Sun 06-Jan-13 21:58:57

Just been to the cinema on my own to watch The 7 Psychopaths....I think I would 'do' Colin Farrell ...i think anyway...even though I am not having sex EVER again.

BunnyKelly Sun 06-Jan-13 22:00:28

snail one of the things that make me look twice in od is when the profile mentions a dog.

I'd love to have one myself but don't have the time so the idea of getting to play with one on weekends sounds ace.

VelvetSpoon Sun 06-Jan-13 22:04:03

I have lots of time for dating but no real inclination, all the stuff with SpaceTwunt just has me more convinced than ever that it's pointless me even trying, because I'm never going to get anywhere, I can't even get a casual relationship let alone an actual one.

Sorry, bit self pitying.

watchoutforthatsnail Sun 06-Jan-13 22:05:24

dogs are awesome. My boy is 11.5. trip to the vets for his medications and im told 12 is adverage age..... hes my bested friend, DD excluded. Ive had him since he was 7 weeks old. I adore his stinky, grey, old, moulting self.

Ike - colin farrell is very nice smile

BunnyKelly Sun 06-Jan-13 22:09:46

ike and snail there's one of (cough) those videos of Colin Farrell knocking around the internet if anyone's into that kinda thing. Just sayin, like.

Back to dogs- I just love them, and its as definite plus if a girl has one

Movingforward123 Sun 06-Jan-13 22:13:20

Just marking my place in the new thread!!

Pof is pissing me off angry I'm so horny I'm going to die!

I'm thinking about contact fwb or sleeping with exp! I need help!! confused

ike1 Sun 06-Jan-13 22:14:33

Fancied him in this ...but I think in general he's probs a bit of dick dock. Read that Emma Forrest book about their relationship ..seems they may have been each others baaaad medicine.

ike1 Sun 06-Jan-13 22:15:37

Please Moving let me introduce you to Mr Natural...he has girth y'know..

watchoutforthatsnail Sun 06-Jan-13 22:17:44

velvet - you will. as will i. As will we all.

If your standards were low, you would be accepting this shoddy behavior from all these muppets, and probably be calling one of them your boyfriend. Seeing them when they want, on their terms, going ages with no contact, and just being there for sex......
Or, you would just accept the next person that came along, regardless of age/ looks/ personality, and all those other things.
thing is, your standards arent low.
Mine arent low.

And it just means we have to wait. Diamonds take a long time to form, thats a bit lame ;) I dont go in for quotes and shit, but it is kind of true.

Nomorepain Sun 06-Jan-13 22:20:54

Realky soory - Not read anything on here all day. Going to catch up when I get into bed!!

Just wanted a few words of encouragement - first day back at work tomorrow after almost years maternity leave!!!!! Nervous, scared, excited - hopefully not emotional tomorrow!!!

When I left I was married, wrh lovely little ds looking forward to the birth of my baby girl. Fast forward a year, I'm divorcing a complete twunt who has destroyed me (almost!!) got my 2 beauties with me full time because he isn't proving to be a great dad and spending my nights messaging randlms on dating sites. On a positive note sailor boy seems lovely! I have got 2 very happy kids, met lots of new people, nurtured old friendships, get my new car on tues, got more responsibility at work, developed a new independence and I sleep easy every night knowing that I have done my very best.

Roll on 2013 and all it offers!!!!

Got back from 2nd date with Mr Vague. He is fantastic company, we get on extremely well. I've spend the entire evening laughing and chatting but I just don't think I can fancy him sad.

Nomore good luck for tomorrow!

KirstyWirsty Sun 06-Jan-13 22:29:45

Marking my spot .. Still seeing Mr Cheeky from work .. Got another shagfest lined up for next week ... He's started running to build up his stamina so he can keep up with me grin

VelvetSpoon Sun 06-Jan-13 22:30:07

Thanks Watch that's made me a bit teary.

I really don't know if it will happen for me, it seems so unlikely. I just wish I had someone to hug me. Much as I want a proper relationship, a happy ever after, to get married, that's what I've always wanted, frankly I'd settle right now for a few weeks of regular hugs.

I don't even care about the sex any more, which is good as I haven't got much chance of that either...

Hello. Don't know if remember me but I pop in now and again. Still single

ike1 Sun 06-Jan-13 22:34:25

Oh Jule that's a real bummer...is it cos he is short? No More I know exactly what you mean when you take stock of all that has happened. I was married for 16 years and now I am laughing at descriptions of cocks on dating sites ...looooooord help me!!!

Velvet sex is a mucky, messy business best not to involve yourself (nods head sagely)

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