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How much quality time do you spend on your own? When I was a kid, I dreaded walking to and from school by myself. I never went to a restaurant, the mall, or anywhere else alone if I could avoid it. But then I had three kids in less than five years, and it was all I could do to even pee in privacy.
No sharing snacks, hearing opinions on the previews or responsibilities other than to enjoy the film, and yourself. Usually I like to wait all day to eat, only having a snack here and there — you know, like appetite foreplay. A handful of Doritos for breakfast, a Fruit Rollup for lunch — just to get the juices flowing, the mouth watering.
To be fair, I had sort of stumbled into the whole self-dating scene out of boredom, desperation, and an innate desire to get to know myself. And while it all turned out alright in the end — as in, despite my bad first date, I went on another, and another, and a hundred more after that — a little extra planning and preparation might have gone a long way. Basically, what I'm saying is that to avoid spending three hours of your solo date time in a strip mall pizza joint dodging side-eyed glances from people you're pretty certain are judging you for eating an entire pizza yourself, you could, you know The art of dating yourself is exactly as this title suggests — in the subtleties; in confidently putting yourself out there; in stepping outside of your comfort zone; in showing up for yourself; in loving yourself enough to spend time chasing self-discovery.