And even if they do, it doesn’t mean they’ll ever open you because OOOH SHINY THING OVER THERE.
Oh, did you think you actually had a date tonight just because the person you asked out said “maybe?
She mentioned that it all depends on age, noting that the older a man is, the more serious he will want to be.
I let her know that this isn't always the case (based on experience). I know a handful of women who have already started freezing their eggs to ensure that they can still have children in their forties, since they are so sure they won't settle down until they are much older. I Live Here, But Only Sometimes - One of the biggest problems about dating in The Bay Area is that no one is actually ever here.
Okay, maybe when you’re together you’ll actually make eye contact and have real conversation, but there will be no phone calls or emails until months -- years! Instead, it’ll be more of a, “Hey, wanna grab a drink after work” type of thing and then you’ll Uber there separately and have to awkwardly find each other in the bar and depending on how it goes, maybe get food after a couple of drinks, and then Uber home separately, and yes he is 100% leaving you alone on the sidewalk if his Uber shows up first. ): a large majority of them are still paying for the first date.
At the end of the day, however, dating apps become exhausting and meeting up with people you don't even know usually turns into a waste of your precious time. - For the record, singles in The Bay Area tend to be non-committal.
Fact of the matter is that ghosting has become a common dating practice that makes singles feel like sh*t.
No one wants to be ignored, but with all the crap and everything else going on in other people's lives, we need to remember not to take ghosting personally.
You never know what the other person is going through.
Bottom line - When it comes to ghosting, it's not about you, it's them. 24/7 - People in San Francisco love to talk about how busy they are and how dating apps make finding that special someone so much easier.