Dating sites - a weird world to be in......

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  1. MiffyMoo

    MiffyMoo PetForums VIP

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    My soul mate is the singer in my favourite band. We dated 23 years ago (yup, I was a groupie); it ended because of his heroin and alcohol addiction. But we still love each other and whenever he has a gig in London and I go, it’s like a crazy magnet. We can never be together though; he is and always will be an addict, and I know myself well enough to know that I can’t have that much temptation / mess in my life. I now no longer go to his gigs, but some of my friends still do.
     
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    I met my OH in the common kitchen :oops:
     
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    As opposed to the posh kitchen?
     
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    :Hilarious
    Definitely NOT posh!!!
    Imagine how the common kitchen used by the crowd of overseas students and some guests research staff would be!!!
    With Indian, West Indian, Chinese, East Europeans, sSouth Europeans and Africans cooking together!!!
     
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  5. Mirandashell

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    Well, still chatting to the same guy. We seem to have a lot in common. We get each other's sci-fi references without explanation. We've had discussions on favourite aliens and favourite spacefighters. We both own dogs. Our politics are similar. So.... it's going ok. He's not ready to meet yet. Which could be because he's shy like he says. Or could be he's spinning me a tale about where he lives but... we will see.

    Haven't met anyone else on there though. Thinking I should maybe try a bigger site?
     
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  6. Boxerluver30

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    Sounds good. Personally I would carry on talking to him, he may just need a bit more time chatting before he wants to meet. Have you brought it up?
     
  7. Mirandashell

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    I did gently ask him and said I wouldn't be offended if he said no and he basically said what you've said. He wants more time chatting. Which is fine by me at the moment but I felt I had to ask just to get it out of the way. Otherwise it becomes the big grey thing with a trunk sat on the coffee table. :D
     
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    It's good he's a dog owner as well, do you know what breed? (Would be great if his dog and George got along if you did decide to move things along)
     
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    He has a 13 year old Border Terrier named Jack. I told him about Ty and we've been discussing the fears you have with an old dog
     
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    Aww :Sorry
     
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    I know. No matter how old they are, they always go too soon.
     
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    Chatting for a while longer definitely doesn't hurt :) I met my SO on OKCupid and we chatted for over a month before we actually met. Other guys I met for dates I chatted with maybe a week and it was always uncomfortable. Doesn't mean it never works if you don't text for a while before, but I found it more comfortable after getting
    to know each other first.
     
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    He just made me laugh. Which is always good
     
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    Yep, I hope Jack has more time with him.
    One of my boxers we lost far too soon to cancer at around 8 years old. He was an unhealthy boy anyway (heart problem, ear mites etc.). But it really tore us up and thinking back to the boxer I grew up with we were really lucky he lived until 12 (which is seen as a good age for a boxer, sad enough in itself). He was a very healthy example of the breed, what got him in the end was a stroke. And our collie cross too, again a healthy dog until 13 when he passed. Just makes me wish we had more time with Jay.

    Anyway sorry for the depressing tangent there
     
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    Sounds as if it will be the dogs who do the deciding in this case - yes, I like you, so your human can carry on seeing my human!
     
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    Very true! If George don't like him it's off!
     
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    I just told him I was watching Mavis and Rita having a row and he immediately got the reference!
     
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    That's good. :)
     
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    Just had a match with a guy who has on his profile that he is working for 'United Nation as a Special Force Candidate of the Intelligence and combat support and at the moment am away on a special mission to Damascus Syria' . Should he be telling people that? Is there such a thing? hmm.. think I'll give that one a swerve....
     
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    What's so special about Whatsapp? Two guys have now dropped me cos I'm not on it.