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20 Things You Should Never Do When You First Start Dating
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Don't have an account yet? Get the most out of your experience with a personalized all-access pass to everything local on events, music, restaurants, news and more. At the beginning, it was awesome how much we had in common. There were no disputes over eating a kale salad or a slab of carne asada for dinner, and my friends quickly became her friends — and vice versa. Sure, the dangerous combination of independence and irresponsibility led to an angry phone call or two. For the most part, we understood each other better than it seemed possible in a short amount of time. Then, that became the problem.
Opposites attract? Why you should date someone more like you
She calls it "the double-edged sword of dating yourself. At first, I found this whole thing just a convenient plot device to write Matt Damon out of the show but then, I started dating myself — the male version of myself, anyway — and Liz Lemon began to take on a special level of relatability. I quickly saw that a mutual unwillingness to compromise is not the only thing that can complicate a relationship between two eerily similar partners. I am, by and large, an introverted person but I still love people, bars, drinking and socializing.
Dating is many things: Fun , funny, exciting, enlightening, and sometimes awkward, repetitive, and laborious. One thing it isn't? It's the opposite of simple.