Adventures in Dating 21: Mixed Signals.

In this edition of Adventures in Dating, Ella gets some mixed signal on her third date with Q
Original photo by Sian.

Here we have it, the final chapter of my dating triology with Q (oh yeah, spoiler, we didn’t go on any more after this). I’m sure you’re all at the edge of your seats wanting to find out what happened next…

Before Q and I went on our spontaneous second date, we had already arranged to go to a comedy show of a comedian I knew. I was going to go regardless, but thought it would be fun for him to come along. He had gone a bit quiet since we went out, so I checked if he was still up for coming.

“Totally cool if not,” I told him, “seeing me twice in one week is probably more than enough!”

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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 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 13: Whoa, We’re Halfway There!

Ella reflects on her adventures in dating so far as she comes to the halfway point of the experiment

Livin’ on a prayer, lemon and a pear, kitten on a stair, etc. etc. Already we’re 50% through this series. Where has the time gone, eh?

I’ll be honest with you guys – this date was kind of a non-event. It wasn’t awful, but it wasn’t anything to write home about; and certainly not for 1,000 words, the average word count for these posts.

So, this is what we’re gonna do. I’ll give you a brief rundown of how the date went down, and then I’ll spend the rest of the post reflecting on the first half of this experiment, and what I’ve learnt so far.

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