I’ll paint you like a French girl

They say the quickest way to get over someone is to find someone new. Logically that makes perfect sense. Our minds have limited capacity. We have to sacrifice existing thoughts in order to accommodate new ones. Breaking up with Barry was incredibly hard. I was obsessed with him. For the first couple of days I lived and breathed our memories. I realised I needed something to take my mind away from him, and online dating seemed the perfect antidote. Now that I’m single again, I have so much more free time, so my friend Spaceman suggested that I blog about my dating adventures.

Meet Max. Cute, intelligent, tall – and he draws beautifully.

The first guy I superliked on Tinder. He pretty much is my ideal type, looks wise. Kind of reminds me of Liam Hemsworth - just younger and less buff. He's a lot taller in real life.

While I am incredibly attracted to his photo, the attraction doesn't quite translate to real life. Maybe it's because he's quite nerdy and after dating an extrovert, I am more inclined to gravitate towards people who are loud, and outgoing as opposed to shy and reserved.
The first guy I superliked on Tinder. He pretty much is my ideal type, looks wise. Kind of reminds me of Liam Hemsworth – just younger and less buff. He’s a lot taller in real life. While I am incredibly attracted to his photo, the attraction doesn’t quite translate to real life. Maybe it’s because he’s quite nerdy and after dating an extrovert, I am more inclined to gravitate towards people who are loud, and outgoing as opposed to shy and reserved.

I invited Max out partying with my friend Natalie and I. It was a wild night and I had quite a lot to drink. My memory of that night is a little bit foggy. I remember asking him to draw me a corgi, because I am obsessed with them. I didn’t think he’d actually oblige, until he showed me this.

Yes, I framed it. It’s that good. 

Max and I aren’t chatting anymore and I doubt I’ll ever see him again. I could tell he wasn’t too interested and he said he wasn’t looking for anything serious. I was totally fine with that because I wasn’t looking for a relationship either – just companionship. Someone to help me pass the time and make the transition to being single easier.

So my first attempt wasn’t quite the success story I’d hoped for, but hey, at least I got a corgi out of it.