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Tonight I did a small but really quite big thing

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MollyBloomYes · 25/08/2021 01:41

I changed the settings on my dating app. I'm now interested in 'everyone'. Five years and change from my divorce I've finally made the move to seeing/dating women.

It's such a small thing. But it feels good to recognise that my feelings towards women aren't just 'how everyone feels'

I'm nervous, don't want to mess anyone around, don't want to be dismissed because I've not dated women before but...still. It feels good.

Just wanted to share it really. My little moment of being open with myself and possibilities at the grand old age of 35. My best friend is dealing with a family tragedy at the moment so I wanted to tell someone. No idea where it'll lead, or precisely what I want but I'm excited to find out (without messing people around of course)

So...yes! Such a small thing but a really quite big thing for me tonight Smile

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TerrificTeapot · 25/08/2021 02:06

Ah the little frissons of excitement. Go you!

notHarris · 25/08/2021 02:09

Well done for taking that first step, I hope it works out well for you. Smile

GymPossibilityFitness · 25/08/2021 02:38

Sometimes the smallest steps are the hardest, well done.

Bombleton · 25/08/2021 08:06


Congratulations on being honest with yourself! Good luck xxx

MollyBloomYes · 25/08/2021 22:48

Thank you random faceless strangers on the internet! Little frissons of excitement is about right! I'm looking forward to what the future might bring Smile

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soshedid3 · 05/09/2021 20:19

I'm really excited for you.
Newly single here. Always just liked people but excited to no longer be in a relationship with the wrong person.

MollyBloomYes · 07/09/2021 23:02

@soshedid3 I couldn't agree more. I've been single for a really long time because I refuse to be as lonely as I was in a relationship with the wrong one. And I like it for the most part! But I'm definitely ready for some coupley type things! Wishing you all the best whether you're choosing to stay single and fabulous or dipping your toe back in the dating pool!

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MeredithMae · 08/09/2021 21:38

Woohoo, well done you! Brave leap.

JulieBlackwell · 09/09/2021 22:26

Good luck to you! Hope You will find someone!)

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