Your Post-Grad Dating Expectations Vs. The Sad Reality
Finally! You have entered the real, post-grad world: a place where you think everything will miraculously change for the better. No more frat guys or immature college girls. You’re going to meet someone of real value that you can get to know on a deeper level. You aren’t spending your weekends getting blacked out (false) so you think now is finally the time to meet that meaningful person (wrong).
A month passes by and you make excuses to yourself: I’m still getting acclimated and people are trying to redefine themselves and their partying habits. Well as the fifth month passes, you can’t help to think to yourself: WTF is going on? Where are all these "mature" people I was guaranteed to meet when I graduated?
I’m finally single after wasting my time with my college "sweetheart," where are all the prospects? By this time you probably realized that this perfect picture you created in your head is just that -- a picture in your head. There is no guarantee you will meet someone immediately or even after a year in the real world. Sure there are way more options out there, but how do you even meet these people? Where are they hiding? Seriously. Tell me where because I sure as hell can’t find them.
It’s not really surprising to expect more out of the post-grad dating world, I mean we all do because honestly it’s not like it could get any worse -- or could it? Let’s compare our expectations with the reality of dating: