Daily Archives: February 14, 2018

Single for Valentine’s Day? It’s not the end of the world

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I don’t know about anyone else but it seems like as soon as February 1st hits your bombarded by ads for Valentine’s day. I find it funny how the ads dictate if you don’t buy your significant other jewelry, lingerie, electronics or a whole host of other items you don’t love them. I happened to be out over the weekend and I bought flowers. The cashier commented, “There you go we can buy our own flowers and candy.” I just smiled and nodded.

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Social Media Romeo’s: You have to love their persistence.

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The topic of Social Media Romeo’s isn’t a new one for me. You can see my previous post here. You can use any name you like when referring to them but the chatter is always the same. It is a random message via any form of social media saying hello. From there, things take a turn.

For me, the Social Media Romeo’s have pestered me via Instagram. For some reason, my profile has attracted a fair share of widowers and divorced men (or male profiles) trying to get to know me better.  I’ve gotten to the point where I can guess how long it will take a new follower to contact me.

As I mentioned in previous posts many of the profiles are lacking in bio info. They are usually just a photo with a screen name. Also, some are private which is always a bit of a red flag for me as well. Another thing I’ve noticed is that many of these Social Media Romeo’s profiles are that they are full of selfies.

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