Dating in your late twenties

Dating in your late twenties

You should step out of your comfort zone. Because I work for myself, and my time is limited. The best thing about my single years, hands down, was my best friends.

Sure I can sit here and say all these empowering things but the actions are a lot harder to follow through on. Sometimes your girlfriends will feel like a better relationship than anything romantic. As your friends enter very serious relationships, they will start to slowly fade out of your life. We told each other everything. Second, making things Facebook official automatically makes this more complicated.

But I think women are more empowered nowadays. Then a few friends started getting engaged, and I started being that girl. People will ask you about marriage too often. And sometimes it really is just an excuse. Every other friend I knew was going with a date except for me.

You just haven't met someone who celebrates that. But know that it will take you longer than a week to find your soulmate. Recently I caught up with a girlfriend whose situation is one many singles can relate to. As you get older, settling becomes easier because you feel more pressure to meet someone.

You just want someone there, and so you settle. Going to events without a date is tough. He's liked me for a long time and I was so sure it was going to work out. What you want in a relationship will change. But there genuinely are people out there who are scared of commitment, and getting through to them can be very hard.

But I think women are

You're mature enough to keep yourself open. So I did, and we clearly ended up hitting it off.

Every other friendThen a few friends

Go on a date with the dude who has the job you hate. The fear of commitment is real. Meeting someone at a bar almost never works out. But it truly is so important.

That is such a liberating feeling. First of all, no one needs to know your business. It will happen to you too. We make just as much money as men. We did everything together.

And sometimes it really is justPeople will ask you about marriage