07/23/2013 10:04 am ET

I've Been On Way Too Many Dates And It's Because I Won't Settle


I am not a settler.

I can’t settle for Hershey’s when I am craving Godiva. I won’t settle for black sneakers, when I want hot pink ones. I won’t settle for a man who does meet my requirements either. Unfortunately, it’s easier to find Godiva and hot pink sneakers than it is to find my hypothetical Prince Charming.

Recently, I wrote an article where I confessed that I have been on so many dates, I’ve lost track and can’t remember them all. There were a lot of comments made, but let me paraphrase the gist of several.

“How does she not remember someone she once went out with?”
“How could she date so many guys that she can’t keep track of them?”
“WTF is wrong with this girl and her expectations?”

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