Adventures in Dating 19 and 20: Double Bill

In the game of dating, not all of them will be winners. In the newest post in Adventures in Dating, Ella recounts what she learnt from two average dates,

A double bill? Did I go on two dates in one day again? God no, been there done that, plus that was much too tiring. No, I am doing a post with two dates for the price of one blog post because, quite frankly, I didn’t have a lot to say about them. Is this cheating? Hell no, because I make the rules, baby! Plus this felt like a much better use of time than providing you with two tiny posts.

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Adventures in Dating 18: A Spontaneous Night Out.

On the next Adventures in Dating, Ella goes on a second date and gets drunk and handsy

Things with Q amped up after our first date. We were texting a lot before, but were doing even more so now that we knew each other a little better. He made me laugh and things felt easy with him, like I didn’t have to put up any false pretenses. I do try to be myself as much as possible when dating – it’s the only way to be when getting to know someone – but I’d be lying if I said that I didn’t hold back certain quirks in order to make a good impression (hey now, not that quirks are bad, but you’ve got slowly roll out the crazy).

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Adventures in Dating 17: “Happy to be Alive.”

Q and I matched on Bumble during the phase when I was asking everyone what their favourite kind of tree was (hey, sometimes you need to get creative when you’re always making the first move).

“I’d have to go with tee tree,” he said, “You?”

“I like a willow tree,” I said, “I think if I had to live in a tree, it would be a willow.”

“Eucalyptus trees look pretty comfy.”

“Eucalyptus would be good to live in, doubles as a spa.”

“I like you, thinking about this properly.”

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Adventures in Dating 16: Cat Person.

(But like, not THAT Cat Person.)

After a little while of struggling on Bumble, things were starting to pick up and I was seeing move matches. P came across my screen as I was doing my evening swipe, and his bio, though short and sweet, got my attention: “Yes, all the photos are of me… it’s been a journey.”

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Adventures in Dating 14: Anticlimax.

In this edition of Adventures in Dating, Ella goes on a second date but isn't excited about it.

After our date, J went on holiday for a week, so naturally I didn’t hear much from her. I got on with my life as she went gallivanting around the mountains in Switzerland. In fact, it sounds kinda bad, but I actually forgot about her a bit until she texted me when she got back, but it was a pleasant surprise seeing her name pop up on my screen.

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