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 Jenn_Ink25
Joined: 5/21/2010
Msg: 76
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?Page 4 of 15    (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15)

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.


Ha that cracked me up
 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..
 motown cowgirl
Joined: 6/30/2010
Msg: 78
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/27/2010 4:14:11 AM
for every person whining about their unfound soulmate, there are at least three more complaining about the one they've already got. that's why i'm still single.
 DrummingNut
Joined: 4/26/2010
Msg: 79
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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...
 anewstartforme
Joined: 4/4/2010
Msg: 81
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Posted: 7/27/2010 7:32:16 AM
I'm still single because it's only been three years since my divorce was finalized. I'm in no way going to rush into anything just because everyone is supposed to couple up according to custom. I do have a S/O right now but it's only been 8 months and I don't think that's nearly long enough to figure out if I want to make it forever. When it's right and we're both sure, then it'll happen.
 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.
 eastwood969
Joined: 12/21/2009
Msg: 83
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/27/2010 1:15:05 PM
Single is not about what anyone finds acceptable in another person, because that comes later and so you become single again but always appear to be unsingle. The sole reason any smart man is single is because he doesn't have enough money to make a choice in women. He doesn't need to sacrifice the desire to have anything. If I want an attractive woman I can have it. If I want a speedboat, a fast car, a nice motorcycle, a big house, a maid, etc. Money is the answer to all things. I think its in the bible but even if its not, its still my answer. So after reading through all the post I like maniax the best about women not wanting to lift any weight but I have never seen an unmarried rich man and if they exist they are in the minority. Either they find what they like or they divorce and look again, but they never appear to be single. In most cases they aren't finding, they are being chased and resigning.
 princess_ai
Joined: 1/4/2010
Msg: 84
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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.

 valenciacityx
Joined: 3/10/2009
Msg: 85
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/29/2010 1:13:17 AM
I'm Short
I'm Picky
I'm Going to school
I dont dance
I dont like kids
I wont have kids
I dont like vegetarians (a big deal in the Seattle Megagopolis)
I ride my bikes too much
I work too much
I am in the gym too much
I never want to go to opera/theater/ballet
I dont like your kind of music
You are taller than me
I live too far from the center of the dating universe
I wont play the game
I am truly uninterested in y0ur dog/cat/horse/kid
I need to loose more weight
I need to get lasik
I need a new anti anxious phsychotic med
The best days are past me
the future looks bleak
I hate the current administration
I am too busy organizing my Y2k stuff for the 2012 Fracus
I am out at the gun range too much
my grand parents are divorced, as are my parents, my aunts, my uncles, my sister, all of my friends (save 1 but he is deployed so there you go)
I get deployed too much
I dont speak your language
You dont speak mine (Ya npednochutaya Pycckaye jensheniye)
I have brown hair, hazel eyes, a dimple on my cheek, and a mole on the other.
I am so far right that I scare republicans
You dont like my work
I dont like your car/hair/tattoo/smoking habits
And finally, I am not here to entertain you or be your end all beat all answer to anything. Life is pain princess, anybody tells you anything else and they are trying to sell you something.
 snipehunter77
Joined: 6/25/2010
Msg: 86
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Posted: 7/29/2010 6:52:05 AM
I think being single and lonely is draining my intelligence, my creativity, my motivation, my confidence. It's not new to me, I have been single for the majority of my adult life. But I don't like it. It is a prison.

Why am I still single? I am picky and shy and my work and hobbies don't put me in contact with available attractive women.
 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.
 officegal_1
Joined: 7/25/2010
Msg: 89
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Posted: 7/31/2010 1:30:06 PM
When I was single, it was due to some combination of the following reasons.

1. I was preoccupied with work and other commitmenets.
2. I wasn't ready for a relationship.
3. There wasn't mutual interest with the men that I had went on dates with.
 TerrieLynnC
Joined: 7/4/2007
Msg: 90
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
Posted: 7/31/2010 1:48:58 PM
I'd say I'm pretty open to talk about why I am single.

1. It's my choice. It's really that simple.
2. I have trust issues mainly because I've been lied to, cheated on and just simply done wrong so much and so many times. That's something I have to work on.
3. I'm not and never will be into one night stands or friends with benefits. I've done the FWB thing and, well, that's a story for another time and another thread. Let's just say it didn't work and ruined a long time friendship, which happens in most FWB cases IMO.

Do I like being single and living alone? No, but I have been for so long that I'm used to it but it damn sure doesn't mean I like it.
 Crisro
Joined: 12/10/2009
Msg: 91
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Posted: 7/31/2010 4:54:30 PM
I wont play the game


This pretty much sums it up. It's a lot less hassle to be single than it is to be in bad relationships. It's also better than wasting your time on people who just want a free dinner, want to be impressed, or want FWB. That being said, I could be happier in a healthy commited relationship, but until that happens I'm more than happy avoiding bad things in the dating world.
 karma1160
Joined: 6/10/2008
Msg: 92
How open are you REALLY to discuss why you're still single?
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...
 QUIET WHISPERS
Joined: 3/22/2010
Msg: 94
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Posted: 8/1/2010 5:56:48 PM
Oh, I've beaten it to death...worked on myself...I've met men who REFUSE to look at themselves & why their last relationship failed- so I don't take it further.

Frankly, I haven't met anyone good enough/the right one...

I'm getting more & more comfortable w/ being wo a man. Why tolerate BS just to say : "yes, I've got a man." ???
 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.
 foreverstacey
Joined: 11/28/2009
Msg: 98
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Posted: 8/1/2010 6:40:32 PM
I'm NOT single.. but when I was, I got used to being single that I couldn't even tell you why I still was single. I guess because it felt comfortable for me.. I didn't have to see someone all the time, or let them know what I was doing.. I had an independance when I was single that I just didn't have with most of the boyfriends I've had.
 davdo
Joined: 8/4/2008
Msg: 99
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Posted: 8/1/2010 9:47:44 PM
Open to discuss it all day.

Reasons I think I am single:
Overweight
Loosing my hair
Crap Job
Old Car
Not Religious
Don't own a motorcycle or boat
Don't go to clubs
Read too many books
Too articulate
Talk Politics
Talk Science
Don't watch UFC
Don't travel
No tattoos or piercings
Did not finish college
Star Wars, Star Trek, Battlestar Galatica, Eureka, Babylon 5, Star Gate Series, James Bond, other fantasy, sci fi, horror shows.
I watch C-span from time to time.
I watch PBS
I play video games from time to time
I like Black and White movies
I like foreign films
I am over 40
Things my mom taught me (be polite, good manners, respect for women)=boring to women

Just to name a few. And the fact I think women care so much about these things that I will never find a date if I mentioned them to anyone of the opposite sex. I can't be myself because what I like turns off women.
 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.
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