Dating makes me feel normal for some reason.
I didn't ever really date before I was married. Sure, I hooked up with plenty of guys, but I didn't date them.
At first I was feeling almost like I was weak for wanting to date. Like I don't need anyone else. I'm secure by myself. I've been this long by myself.
But now that I'm trying it out, I feel normal.
Kinda like Seinfeld or Sex in the City or some other third show. Especially now that I think it is okay for me to date someone I don't necessarily want to marry. Then again, how will you know if someone is the marrying kind without dating them. I picture those shows where they have bad dates and that makes me a bit more optimistic (shaky ground here). Makes me feel like if the date goes badly, that is okay too.
This is all new to me, but I am glad I am venturing into new territory. It doesn't mean I'm weak. I just want to have some fun.