Although things may have improved recently in the social department, I'm still far from happy and, although I am loathe to admit it, I know its because I don't have that 'special someone' that everyone around me seems to have.
Out of the last two 'potential suitors' - one admitted he liked me but wasn't prepared to leave his long term relationship and the other 'liked me but not enough'. The first I think I've gotten over, the second absolutely not. I still see both on a regular basis, which doesn't always make life particularly easy, particularly in regards to the second guy.
I'd like to think I'm not really 'missing anything' but I'm pretty sure that I am by not having that 'special someone'. Indeed, I haven't had a boyfriend in a very long time (over 10 years). The only people that tend to like me (apart from the first guy mentioned above) have been complete and utter losers that no self-respecting person would touch with a ten foot pole. But seeing as I've not had someone in over 10 years, perhaps I fit that category as well.
My situation is not helped, I'm sure, by my dislike of nightclubs (cattle markets) and online dating (sorry, I know it works for some - but I just don't like it).
Its not that I don't get along with men - nearly all my friends are male. And although Roller Derby is fun, well I'm hardly likely to get a partner there!
So, I guess I'm just feeling a bit grumbly because although I have progress in the social department, I still don't see how I'm ever going to get 'my man'.
Perhaps one day someone will find me at home, being eaten by a smallish but slightly overweight one-eyed ginger and white tabby tom cat, Bridget Jones style. Mind you, even she got her man eventually.
As always, all thoughts appreciated. I suspect I could do with a kick up the rear. Anyone want to do the honours?