Whoever said dating is "fun" clearly hasn't done it for a while.
Dating changes from being this sort of full-of-hope venture to a dreary chore. But now that you're one on one, you can't help noticing that he seldom blinks and has no sense of personal space. But don't worry -- he'll be sure to drunk dial you in the not so distant future to reminisce over the good times ... The only downside is he doesn't seem that into what you've got going. He's always on time and he always follows up but something's missing. He's not ready for love but dating, marriage, and kids are items on a list he thinks he's got to check off.
Plus, the way he's holding that knife is vaguely creepy. You talk about a future and he nods but it all feels ... He'll break your heart and you won't see it coming. Too Cool to Even Be Here He's on his phone, he's rolling his eyes, he suggests a bike ride, a cup of coffee, a loud concert.
He shrugs when you ask him questions, he smiles a lot -- but always at some incoming email or text. What types of guys did you encounter dating in your 30s?
He doesn't call you for a week after looking at your album collection because its not-cool factor has made him think he needs "time to think." You'll never meet his friends or even find out really what he does for a living.
It's far more likely your first date will be your last. But you do start to notice patterns -- for example, there seem to be only 5 types of guys around to go on dates with. Peter Pan When you were in your 20s, these guys were "immature" at their worst and "free spirits" ... But now that we're all growing up and they're still arriving via skateboard to pick you up, things have changed. You don't answer and he shoots back another message asking why you're ignoring him.While this is all relatively fresh and new when you're in your 20s, the bloom falls from the rose of the whole ordeal once you hit 30. : 5 Types of Guys You're Stuck Dating After 40 It's more like one of the downsides of feeling more confident in your own skin is your seeming inability to put up with anything that seems like it might be a waste of your time. As a general rule, if you are closer to getting arthritis than acne -- don't skateboard. Most Likely to Be Featured on His Own Special He seemed cool enough when you met. You're picking up your phone to answer and he's already breaking up with you -- he's tired of all the bullshit. The Man With the Plan He's charming and smart and funny and has a healthy relationship with his parents.