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 GWSmith
Joined: 12/18/2008
Msg: 74
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Well the in the last relationship we sort of drifted apart; the romantic aspect was gone so we are now just friends. I'm working on a few thing sin my situation before I start dating again. Thats pretty much it...
 peppermint petunias
Joined: 9/2/2009
Msg: 77
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/27/2010 4:04:24 AM
I'm not looking hard enough...Main reason.

I prefer single to being in a relationship for the wrong reasons/person.

But prefer NOT being without an SO.

Just want the type of person I want and
will feel/think can be a lasting possibility and partner, not just Mr. October.

Lightning struck the ground aprox 700 times yesterday but only hit one person........

Then again a beach goer came here to avoid the oil in the gulf and a shark bit him..
 DrummingNut
Joined: 4/26/2010
Msg: 79
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/27/2010 5:16:35 AM
Why I'm still single?

Less hassle. Plain and simple.

And I haven't met anyone yet to change that opinion.

 daffie
Joined: 5/21/2010
Msg: 80
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Posted: 7/27/2010 5:17:15 AM
if i meet the guy i want?...
that will be great...

until then, if i do eventually find him, i'm happy to be flying solo and enjoying my life...
 browneyesboo
Joined: 5/19/2005
Msg: 82
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/27/2010 7:47:22 AM

No need to talk or explain,,,,,the reasons are obvious if you have eyes and can actually see. Just look around,,,,,,,

r e a l s l o w w w w w.


Not sure what this means. I'm looking around...are you saying no one is
attracted to you?

When I'm single, I'm single because I want to be.
I don't figure it's anyone else's fault I'm single.
But then I don't judge everyone in the real world
by the people I meet in here. Sometimes you need
to take your POF snorkel off and fish in the real world.
 princess_ai
Joined: 1/4/2010
Msg: 84
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/28/2010 8:28:00 PM
im single because i chose to be. plus being busy with my online classes i just dont have time for a relationship right now. i'll go out on dates but even that is starting to get boring too because its always the same thing. dnner....movie...dinner..movie? blah. it gets old doing the same thing over and over again. also going out on dates with men is just starting to get boring too. it seems like they're all the same and i just feel im starting to lose interest in men anyways.

lol.

 Fifi47
Joined: 8/19/2004
Msg: 87
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/29/2010 9:20:14 AM
I am single for various reasons. I work in public education which means rarely meeting any men at work, live in a town not a city, have not been married and do not have children (seems to be a fate worse than death as far as making me marketable), and my appearance seems to be unattractive (as far as I know head translplants are not available at this point) as most of the men I have met seem to be extremely particular about desiring a certain type of appearance and that woman is not me. I also prefer to date intelligent men (to me) with whom I share at least a few interests. Casual dating and/or encounters are not part of my agenda. My family possibly is frightening......my late father was a minister, and there are 2 ministers in my immediate family, although I am very open minded about religion and spirituality. Most sports/ hunting or Nascar do not interest me. Several men have told me that I am perceptive, don't play games and put up with far less and give less crap then any women they have met.
 Padawan61
Joined: 3/1/2008
Msg: 88
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Posted: 7/31/2010 3:26:17 AM
A few reasons for the single life:

1. Too many women own animals.
2. Too many women who own animals treat them like children.
3. Too many women who own animals and treat them like children expect the guy to want and love them as they do.
4. Sept 21 2012.
5. FWBs are more convenient. i.e. I can go home afterwards.
 karma1160
Joined: 6/10/2008
Msg: 92
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Posted: 7/31/2010 11:56:20 PM
Well I suppose I could make all kinds of excuses as to why I am still single.
I am single because: I am a widow, my life changed instantaneously and it has taken me awhile to process that, and actually come to a place where I have an open door.
I have found that there are a lot of jaded people who will not give an inch anymore, because they stayed with their partners way too long and feel they shouldn't have to.
Comming from a relationship where two people actually know how to communicate and work out their problems by compromise it is hard not to expect that.
In this respect my life has been as different as night and day.
I was at the top of the mountain, so for me I am at a different place as far as expectations go.
I have been going to school for 2 years straight and working also.
Before these last two years, I was a single hockey mom and it doesn't get any busier than that.
I think it took till my youngest turned 18 for me to realize that it was time.
 Vannili
Joined: 7/8/2008
Msg: 93
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Posted: 8/1/2010 1:23:11 AM
I don't make a topic why I am still single,but if people asked me why I am still single ,my answered is I have not found the right guy and that fueled to more questions and suggestion, so my reply is I don't like men heheheh that stop there...
 Cynderella
Joined: 3/8/2007
Msg: 95
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Posted: 8/1/2010 6:08:43 PM
That's the 64,000.00 dollar question.

Tug a war...

I like my freedom but miss sharing my life.
 colt8301
Joined: 10/25/2006
Msg: 96
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Posted: 8/1/2010 6:20:58 PM

Who knows? What are your thoughts? Not about me and what I've written!! I mean....what are your thoughts about YOU and YOUR situation?



My situation has been like this, around 17 I decided I wanted to pursue a certain goal. Undertaking that goal, I put women dead last on my priority list moreover I do not want offspring or marriage, with that being said i am single because that's the way I am and the way the "universe" wants it to be. I am who I am, we are who we are, we can't all be the same.
 David What
Joined: 4/19/2010
Msg: 97
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 8/1/2010 6:37:13 PM
Zepher, if you ever want to be un-single again, let me know

I'm single again after a 25 year marriage, and it wasnt my choice. And yes I enjoyed being married.
 ohwhynot46
Joined: 6/28/2009
Msg: 100
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Posted: 8/2/2010 8:33:51 PM
Do you think it's about lack of discussing openly, or lack of an answer to the question? I recently had someone say to me "you're so nice & so pretty, why are you single?". What a silly question! Are only mean, ugly people single? Are all married people nice? How on earth would you expect such a discussion to go? I am single because I am not married or in a relationship. Is that the answer? I agree with the poster who said that no discussion is warranted.
 cherryyblossom
Joined: 7/19/2009
Msg: 103
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 8/3/2010 5:42:26 PM
i am single because i avoid a lot of things in life (dating, partying, going out, job searching) because i cannot tolerate the possible consequences (rejection, people who will act in a way that turns me off). I screwed myself big time during my high school and middle school years.
 WomanInProgress
Joined: 10/16/2005
Msg: 105
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Posted: 8/12/2010 7:22:51 PM
My stock answer. I'm single because I've not yet met anyone who makes me not want to be single. *shrug*
 JujuO12
Joined: 8/18/2015
Msg: 109
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 11/20/2015 5:40:53 PM
In the past I think I select men based on what other people said I should seek in a man rather matching him to my personality. I would loose myself in the relationship and then start to resent the guy AND it would go down hill. I have learned WHO I am and what I value and what is important to me and in doing that I have become undatable. Mainly because I dont feel this pressing need to go out with a man simply because he asks. We have to have something in common besides race and both being single.
 HalftimeDad
Joined: 5/29/2005
Msg: 110
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 11/20/2015 5:42:46 PM
I'm single cause I've already got 99 problems.
 TheEvolutionOfJessi
Joined: 8/29/2015
Msg: 111
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Posted: 11/20/2015 6:28:43 PM
(this cracked me up and I know I wasn't alone)

For the record though, I am single because I am a merciless and intolerant biotch with the patience and attention span of a chipmunk on crack.

I'm single because I'm seeing two therapists ( pretty sure I'm going to be the thesis of one of them ;-) ) and they're currently making too much money from me which means I have no more money for dating....

As well as the fact that no bloke wants to stepup in and accept my open loving relationship with my son.... nevermind that I have yet to meet a bloke who actually respects and values my intelligence...
Oh yeah, also that I'm picky....
and I don't pity fVck
Oh, and I'm nuttier than a squirrel turd...

Oh, I could go on, but I'm tired....
 LetitiaLeGrande
Joined: 3/22/2015
Msg: 112
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Posted: 11/20/2015 6:42:34 PM
luvs2laugh

I would counter that question with "why are you married?" They do stop asking once you hit your forties though I have found. Perhaps they feel we are too old to catch a man.. lol!!
 ShowboatSupreme
Joined: 11/10/2015
Msg: 113
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Posted: 11/20/2015 6:43:51 PM
I figured out how to cook, do laundry and pay the bills.
 Walts
Joined: 5/7/2005
Msg: 114
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Posted: 11/20/2015 7:05:53 PM
Though I personally thought it was obvious, here the list.

I fish.

I drink.

And, I'm basically certifiable.
 FullMoonGuy
Joined: 3/7/2014
Msg: 115
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Posted: 11/20/2015 7:10:47 PM
I'm still actually single because I am not legally or illegally married.


I figured out how to cook,


I figured out how to push the buttons on my microwave oven.
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