I was 22, my sensitive vegan boyfriend had just dumped me, and my life was over.
Now I circled the park in my running shoes, trying to smooth over the jaggedness of the past two hours. No such luck. Every footstep was a lonely echo, every smiling family I passed another cruel reminder. There was only one thing left to do: I slowed to a walk, and called my mom. “I’ll never date again,” I announced.
This was met with a sigh, and what I could only guess was an eye roll. “Stop being ridiculous,” my mother said. “After all, there’s plenty of fish.” Read more about Go Fish: How I Hooked My Mom on Online Romance And Ended Up as Her Dating Coach »
Posted on January 26, 2015 - 11:23am