…matches. Weirdness. Miscommunication. I’ve been in the battlefield. I get it. But here’s the thing. It’s not about something panning out. Stop focusing on finding your soulmate. There’s way too much pressure there. Dating is about exploration. Exploring a new soul but also yourself.
There are so many people out there fumbling around for more straightforward answers — “just tell me what you want!” “just say what we are!” — and then we get butthurt when someone shows up and lays it all out, plain and clear. “I care about you, I like you, I could end up with you, but this is where I am right now.” It’s not that things can’t change, because they can — things like this change over time, all the time. But this is now.