I threw all my eggs into his basket and we dated until he disappeared into the night.
Putting all your focus on dating one man limits your opportunities to meet your ideal life’s partner.
But, as human beings with human emotions (not to say someone in your rotation couldn’t be a complete sociopath), dating more than one person can, inevitably, get complicated.
During my multiple nights of dinners, drinks, and flirting, I've been honest about that last serious relationship and that I’m currently “not looking for anything serious.” I always assumed this implied, “I’m seeing other people, you got that?
My many relationships have fallen somewhere between a string of not-so-great first dates and being in love.Nina, a 25-year-old accountant living in Chicago, started hers after a four-year relationship ended. And, Monica*, a 25-year-old producer in New York City, can also echo the experience.“I had just gotten out of a long-term relationship,” she explains.Dating one man at a time is a mistake on several levels.You invest your time, energy and emotions in a man and then weeks or months later you decide he’s the wrong man.Here are 4 vital reasons all smart women should date multiple men at once: Men are not stupid; they can sense when you are dating another man.The fact that you are dating someone else tells him that you are worth pursuing.If he really likes you, his competitive nature will kick in and he will want to have you all to himself.However, if you flaunt that you are dating other men, you play hard to get, or he is casually dating you, he may decide it takes too much effort to pursue you.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.It's just gotten more buzz ever since Chloe, the infamous party girl and lead character from Of course, I’m not the only 20-something who jumped into a rotation immediately following a breakup.