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I've met some fascinating and accomplished women, and I'm becoming more comfortable around the dating process.It does, however, continue to present its challenges.I still feel anxious when I reject a woman's online invitation, or when a woman rejects mine.I don't want to hurt anyone's feelings, and I don't want mine hurt either.But rushing to fall in love makes falling in love impossible for me, because the pressure to commit doesn't allow my feelings to develop naturally.I've received responses from women who insist they've met their true love and are dating him exclusively, but are open to friendship.
Spiders don't take their webs down when they've caught their dinner. If I meet a woman, and we date and like each other, what's the next step?
I realized after a brief relationship recently, that I wasn't ready to trust her.
Rejections remind me that no one is everyone's cup of tea. Online dating profiles don't really explain a person, and chemistry requires a face-to-face, so online dating has its limitations.
Then there's the issue of dating etiquette, which doesn't appear to exist at all, and since there aren't any rules, dating behavior ranges from polite to rude.
This became clear when a few weeks into the relationship, she wanted to step it up to the next level -- commitment -- and I backed off.I was anxious in part because a few weeks just aren't enough for me to feel trusting.