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Weekend Writing Prompt: Online Dating

[Prompt: fill out an online dating account as one of your characters]

Name: Bethany Stuart 

Age: 21

I am a female

When were you born?

August 27, 1990

Where do you live?

St. John’s, Newfoundland

What’s your relationship status?

Never married

How well does this generally describe you?

Warm

 (Warm? What do they mean by “warm”? Like, affectionate? With strangers, or with my family?)

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Clever

(That’s a little… I don’t know. If you weren’t clever, would you know?)

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Dominant

(In life, or in bed?)

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Stable

(Wouldn’t someone unstable lie?)

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Attractive

(I hate rating my attractiveness. I don’t know; everyone likes something different.)

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Witty

(I like to think so.)

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 Sensual

(God, I don’t know. I’ve never done anything to test this.)

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(Oh geez, the thing is encouraging me to keep going. That isn’t daunting at all…)

Romantic

(I guess?)

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Passionate

(About what? Books? Tea? Supernatural?)

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If your best friends had to pick four words to describe you, which four from this list would they pick?

(Geez.)

Good Listener/Dependable/Easy-Going/Genuine

I often carry the conversation to a higher level

(What does that even mean?)

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I waste my time

(Like doing tedious quizzes on a dating site?)

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I ask questions in search of information

(How else, exactly, would information be obtained?)

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I care about the physical shape I’m in

(Healthy > Hot)

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How often do you feel fearful about the future?

(I’m 21, aren’t I supposed to be?)

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Plotted againt

(I was unaware this was a dating site for conspiracy theorists.)

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How good are you at keeping physically fit?

(I would say 5, but baking is too much fun.)

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Finding and taking on challenging activities?

(I guess looking for challenges is good…)

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What’s your interest in reading?

(See also: breathing.)

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Traveling?

(Traveling requires money, so…)

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Religious Community

(If I don’t burn up on holy ground, I call it a win.)

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I try to resolve conflict well

(Because trying to resolve it poorly is a thing people do?)

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I am looking for a long-term relationship that will ultimately lead to marriage

(I guess eventually, but I don’t really hear that ticking clock.)

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How important in a relationship is my partner’s physical appearance?

(So long as I think he’s nice to look at, I’m not too concerned.)

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Enjoying the way I feel around my partner?

(Isn’t that the point?)

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Our sexual compatibility?

(I wouldn’t know. Pretty important, I suppose.)

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The friendship between me and my partner?

(It’d be pretty crummy if you hung out with someone you weren’t friends with.)

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Knowing that my partner is usually to blame when things go wrong?

(Really? That’s a thing people want?)

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How tall are you?

(Really tall.)

5’11”

Are you stylish?

(Please.)

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Attractive

(That’s not really for me to decide, but I think so.)

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Sexy?

(Sure.)

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How happy are you with your physical appearance?

(Is anyone 100% happy with their physical appearance?)

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 What’s your ethnicity?

(Like, what I look like, or what I am genetically?)

Other

How important is your match’s education to you?

(If he can carry out a good conversation, I’ll be happy.)

Somewhat Important

Check out Danielle’s prompt at http://daniellemorley.wordpress.com/, and if you’re interested in joining our blogging circle, we’d love to have you!

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