Skip to main content

Tales from the Trenches...

It’s the post you have all been waiting for…..

The dating stories!!!

Okay to be honest I only have 3 so it’s not a super long one!

Story #1:

Online dating story, you say? My favourite (other than meeting Mr. French) is the guy I met for coffee downtown. We wandered the West End. He ducked into a McD's to use the toilet. When he came out he said "oh well...uh...yeah listen... if you want to hold hands just know, uh... there was no working sink in the bathroom, so you're going to want to hold THIS hand..."
(I didn't want to hold hands.) – Mrs. French

I don’t think we blame you Mrs. French!!
I can safely say I wouldn’t have wanted to hold hands either.  
At least he told you though ICK!!!!!!

Story #2:

Love the blog.....Here's one.....So I was talking with this guy for a while, let’s call him The Butcher.  We talked all the time, really interested in each other and was getting very personal over text and phone.  The day we meet, he wanted to start with a coffee, then a movie, then he'd make me dinner and even went as far as to ask me what tea I liked for breakfast so he could have it in the house.  I said we'd start with the coffee and go from there. 

We met at Timmy's and instantly he was on his phone.  We got our coffees; we paid for our own and sat down.  We had nice conversation for about 5 minutes and he excused himself to use the bathroom.  I waited, waited, WAITED and then got up and looked outside and his car was gone.  He just up and left; completely ghosted after that.  Was quite the letdown walking out of that coffee shop and holding back the tears, was hard.  My boobs by the way looked awesome!!! – Mrs. Stood Up

I think we can all agree that it was his loss and you are better off!
I am super sorry that happened.  I know how it feels.

Story #3:

This story was told to me by a friend and it’s too weird not to share.  She went to meet her date, who appeared by all normal standards to be a gentleman.  They went to a pub to have a drink and talk.   He opened the door for her and they sat down and she ordered a pint while he ordered a glass of red wine and a glass of ice water.  When their drinks arrived he proceeded to down the glass of water and pour the ice into his wine.

He reached over onto another table and picked up the newspaper and began to read….while she watched him…read, and read…….and read.   She tried to engage him in conversation and he would give her short one word answers.  She spent most of her time watching sports on the TV and when she finished her beer, they went to leave.  At this point he may have said maybe 7 sentences to her.   He walked her to her car and said he had a great time and would love to see her again.   Then he leaned in for a kiss.

Not surprisingly she didn’t go on another date.

Update time….

It has been a busy week in the land of Tara and I won't bore you with the same updates on the same people.   But, not much has changed...still the same people messaging and the same people sending me dick pics LOL...oh yeah that happens...all the time!

Hows Is your day?......DICK PIC

Mr. Adam’s – We hung out yesterday and had a really good time with amazing conversation.  I think we are going to be good friends!

The Foreman – how do you insert a gooshy sigh and smile here?  

In the last week we have seen each other 4 times and we are going to vote and then have dinner tonight too.  We are both trying to play it cool and see where it goes but we do like spending time together, we never seem to run out of things to talk about (two talkative Gemini’s here) and we have a ton in common while still having lots of our own things.   

He actually met the family and survived – to be honest thrived so that’s totally points up in my book LOL.  I may be in trouble with this one dear readers….

I am going to just keep being open to the universe and enjoy the ride. We are both not that far out of fairly serious relationships and so we are being cautious while having a good time.

So what shall I write about next dear readers?  We have talked about dating sites…should we talk about the “evolution” of dating type relationships?  What about safety tips for online dates?   Any topic ideas?

Would you like to write a guest piece about your experience dating...that would be fun!

Talk to you soon,



Popular posts from this blog

Continued adventures in dating.....

Good Morning readers!

All three of you!

I know you are chomping at the bit to hear all about my wild and crazy adventures in babysitting uh online dating.

Well for the most part it seems to be a wash out.   I will talk with some interesting guys and it seems good and then POOOOFF...they are gone.   I suspect its because i don't jump on the hey come F^&* me train fast enough?   Either that or my busy schedule doesn't work for them.   For the most part thought its just dudes looking for nookie!

Don't get me wrong, it hasn't all been bad, I have talked to some really nice guys but so far it hasn't turned in to much.   But let me tell you about one experience I had last night.

I have seen this guys profile on a couple of different sites - he uses the same three lame pictures which were taken one right after the other and then describes how amazing he is in the context of the stuff he has and what he has accomplished.  He is kind of cute.. i a bit of a we…

A Waste of Good Underwear....

Or alternatively…How I got stood up Once, Uh twice, WAIT Three times in one week!
To say that this week has been disappointing is an understatement.   I have to say about midweek last week I was feeling pretty on top of the pile.   I had dates lined up all the way until Thursday of the next week with some nice gentleman,I had dropped some more weightI had worn an old amazing pair of jeans and looked good!!I had nailed some tricky harmoniesI was learning 2 languages at the same time!I had made a new group of friends in Rome online (yes mom I am being safe and there are girls!), one of whom is a single, gorgeous Italian guy who wants to take me for Aperativo     and a night walk through some of the fountains in Rome! So you know feeling pretty good!

Then Sunday came….I was supposed to go for Coffee with  uhm lets call him Dutch we have been talking for a few months now.  I was actually surprised he got the nerve up to actually ask to meet.     I was supposed to be in Surrey but…

This week in online dating - you are Amazed by Me....

Or..alternatively - How does this chick get all these guys??

I think sometimes people are a bit amazed when they see me and see that I don’t really have a problem getting dates.  Don’t get me wrong this isn’t a post about me bashing myself so get off your soap boxes; but I think we have this media culture that tells us


 I am going to have to call bullshit!
I will admit, if I a guy is super-hot, I generally don’t email or wink at him first.   I automatically assume that they will not be interested in me.   It always boggles my mind when a total hottie messages me and tells me how beautiful I am.   I regret to say I often ask them if they have seen all my pictures and know that I am a bigger more fluffy girl.   99.8% of the time the reply I get back is:
OH YES….I love a girl with gorgeous curves like yours.
I have to be honest; I get about 3 times as many messages as I te…