The three dates of Christmas

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As the festive season approached and all the happy couples and families started upping the amount of PDAs they thought was appropriate, I decided that maybe a little hiatus on my “I don’t need a man” mantra would do me some good and downloaded my match.com and Plenty of Fish apps again (yes, I now have a POF account too!) and it seemed that everyone else had had the same idea too.

It was busy, there were winks, emails, IM’s, ‘meet me’s popping up on my phone all the time. Apparently everyone wanted a date for Christmas this year and I have to say it did make me feel good that they maybe wanted it to be me. Ok, so most emails were just “hi” (original) or “I see you like going to the cinema, did you watch the last Hobbit film”(run!) or various festive themed lines…”I’d like to see you in stockings at the end of my bed” or “can you suck on my candy cane” or “I hope you’re under my tree with just a bow tied around you” (You’ve got to give them credit…they’d obviously thought about those ones a lot!) but obviously my new Christmas jumper profile pic was doing the trick! Even more confidence boosting as I have no make up on and it’s day old hair…the joys of Instagram hey?

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So after working out who were the fake profiles, who were going to send me photos of their genitals within seconds of me giving them my number and who was likely to turn into a stalker and blocking them or ignoring them I managed to end up chatting to five guys. A range of ages, a range of looks, a range of occupations and a range of locations. This was difficult as I had to remember which conversations I’d had with whom but all seemed nice and I didn’t want to narrow my options too soon and to be honest what else was I going to do in the evenings in the run up to Christmas apart from gorge myself on mince pies and cry.

Over the holidays I went on three dates with three seperate guys and thought I would share a little of each with you over the next few days so stay tuned.

  1. Claire Jacobs (@vampybear)

    January 17, 2015 at 8:59 am

    Good on
    You for managing three dates in a month, childcare drives me mad!
    I’ve come off sites at moment as it was doing my head in lol
    thanks for sharing on #singleparentlinky

    1. theperfectjuggler

      January 17, 2015 at 9:36 am

      I know what you mean…it just happened that over christmas my ex had my daughter a few extra days. This month is proving more difficult though! Especially when babysitters are so expensive! Thanks for reading 🙂

  2. lifewithsixkids

    January 23, 2015 at 1:43 pm

    I’ve also tried match.com and pof.com but decided that I can’t be bothered with it at the moment with the logistics and being busy most of the time. But in the future, who knows. Looking forward to hearing about your dates 🙂

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