Sometimes you just know

Well I have to admit the online dating thing can be tedious. I’m so tired of writing the equivalent of small talk in emails. Don’t get me wrong. I enjoy getting emails and corresponding, but there are few people I’m having meaningful conversations with. It’s weird what you can tell just from a person’s writing. To a degree, you can judge intelligence. (Though spelling skills are not supposed to be a good measure of intelligence, I would think most intelligent people would at the very least try to spell the name of the person they’re trying to woo correctly). After a few emails, you get a sense for whether the person is optimistic, self centered, cocky, funny, socially backwards, clingy, and/or afraid of commitment. Not saying I’m a grammatical snob, it’s just the little innuendos you pick up on that give you a flavor of what that person is like. For example, a person that gives up writing in paragraph form and makes three different lists in one short email, may be a little rigid or analytical for my taste. I have nothing against lists (in fact, I probably will post some in the future). I just don’t want a conversation to turn into one……. You’re probably reading this and thinking, “boy she’s picky”. Really I’m not that picky. Sometimes you just know.

~ by tawnyamarie on January 25, 2007.

4 Responses to “Sometimes you just know”

  1. Lots of “Mr. Maybe” guys out there, huh? Been to Applebees lately? 😉

    I don’t think I’ve told you yet how beautiful you look in your profile picture. Wow! You’re hot!

  2. P.S. I’m jealous because you’re alot closer to eating pie than I am! haha

  3. Hey there! I found this through Krystal’s blog, and I’m excited you’ve joined the online world! 🙂 You can find my blog at–it's mostly me writings about work, musicals, work, Wicked, work, family, more Wicked….you get the picture. 🙂

  4. Thanks Niki for that! Yep, lots of “Mr. Probably Nots, but I don’t want to be so picky I eliminate everyone” kinda guys. Going to Applebee’s tomorrow. Not sure it will accomplish anything, but I guess we’ll see.

    Patricia! Yeah! I was wondering if I had any other friends that blogged. I need to send out an email so people don’t just have to stumble across it.

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