Too picky dating
”“The thing that scares me the most,” Steve went on, “is thinking about the future.
I recently had a 60-year-old Uber driver who wasn’t married and had no kids, and he was like, ‘Yeah, l just Uber around, passing the time.’ Like, I don’t want to be that!
“At my age, people seem to trust you more if you’re in a relationship, because you seem more stable,” he said.
“I’m a freelancer, so I’m constantly having to sell myself to new people, and now when I tell them I’m single, I just get this look that says: What happened?
In 2010, Lori Gottlieb authored the polarizing bestseller .
So the women who are my age-ish, who are still single, are kind of the fucking leftovers.
” after knowing someone for the duration of a martini makes you feel like an insane, rom-com cliché of a woman. Essentially, we are far more discriminating in our 30s than we were in our 20s, which is both a blessing and a curse.
We know more about what we want and what we won’t tolerate—but to a point where almost no one is good enough.
So, being single, I had to hire a random man from the Internet to carry it for me.
Then I had to hire a different man to install it, only to have that man explain that I’d bought an AC with the wrong voltage for my building, which meant that I had to rehire the first man to carry the AC back downstairs again.