My Honest Dating Profile

I’ve ventured into the world of online dating again, but I’m really bad at it. Probably because I’m not ready to date again, but when you admit your marriage ended a year and a half ago and you haven’t started dating, people wonder if you’re, I don’t know, Amish. You tell yourself not to worry about what other people think, and that it doesn’t matter that your ex replaced you as swiftly and nonchalantly as you’d replace a roll of toilet paper, but you do and it does, and sometimes late at night you think if you’d been born three centuries ago, you’d be one of those ruined women who secludes herself in a convent for the rest of her life.


Or, as one Reddit user put it in an insanely funny thread about honest dating profiles: “I’m doing this online dating thing because I’m kinda lonely, a little horny, but mostly ambivalent about dating.”

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