Graduate school and dating
but like all stereotypes, they tend to dissolve when you actually get to what an awesome guy he is, then let him show your family as well.
The key in this case is to not treat his being a trucker or only having a high-school diploma like it’s something shameful.
I feel like I’m supposed to be indignant and end it for some (future, unnamed) person that would want to actually date me.
I’ve never had a problem with confidence but I’m terrible at being the proud, cares-less-than-you person in any kind of romantic entanglement. I’m a little nervous that I’ll get crushed, but I think the risk might be worth it for the life experience.
We’re both incredibly over-committed between classes, multiple jobs, and service work, so I’m completely fine with just seeing him around the library and on the weekends.
But I’ve always been told that if a guy wants to be with you, he will, and excuses just mean he doesn’t care that much.
I’ve started seeing someone (that I met in the library! He’s intelligent and motivated, a genuinely good person and gosh do I find him attractive.
Every couple of weeks I’ll go through a messages and reply and send a few messages out to interesting profiles.
Mostly they end with solicitations for casual sex or a dick pic. my theory is that some people start to feel awkward when sex isn’t broached and we have polite conversation for too long…
So I made online dating profiles on OKCupid and Plenty of Fish.
I mostly ignore it because it’s mostly solicitations for casual sex or just a barrage of dick pics.