Dating different people once
While they’re serial dating, they’re losing out on opportunities to date other great people.” agrees.“Dating several men can be a good choice for women, because many women tend to settle for the first man who comes along,” she says.And, since I don't have a top-notch memory, it also requires keeping a handy list in my phone.The logic behind multi-dating isn’t rooted so much in the need to distract oneself with a bunch of dudes following a breakup (although it totally can be) as it is in what men have long called "playing the field.” And, it's certainly not a new concept.“I could only juggle three people at a time for one-month spans before it got out of hand — someone would freak out or want commitment,” she says.“I dated someone for nine months that came out of a rotation.
” And, that by being transparent, I’d prevent hurt feelings or building up certain dudes’ expectations.They’re all in the notes section of my phone: the 26-year-old graphic designer from Baltimore. A couple of actor/bartenders who live within a five-mile radius of my place in Central Los Angeles.The 37-year-old who works at an ad agency, has a sweet pit bull, and an enviable vinyl collection — but is so obviously not over his ex-fiancée.One guy in my aforementioned Notes section is simply labeled as “The Best,” and another man isn’t even on the list, since I so easily remember everything about him.So far, I've been able to balance my strong affection for multiple men, but not everyone finds this easily attainable (or even desirable). A.-based Elle, 26, says, “When I was younger, I might have liked more than one guy.