boyfriend, break up season, cuffing season, dating hell, dating purgatory, goals, holidays, hooking up, me phase, not strings attached, October, redo phase, relationship, sexual void, slut phase, summer fling Now that’s it’s October, we’ve officially entered dating purgatory.
You may be thinking, what the hell is “dating purgatory?
Hours would pass as if minutes, every touch sending a current through your body and a longing that the moment never ended. If so, you wouldn't be alone -- this kind of romantic encounter has become old school. I quizzed my 20-something Pilates instructor recently, curious to know how the younger generation feels about online dating and what he told me opened my mind to a whole other agenda that I had not considered."Most of my mates who are on Tinder have girlfriends.” It’s the time between cuffing season and break up season.At this point, some couples are still struggling to break up after the summer fling season, while others are desperately looking for their next interest in time for holidays.Romantic love, whilst the ultimate goal for many, should not replace our desire for well-being and happiness.Australian writer, womens advocate and student studying for her Masters in Human Rights, Melanie is a devoted mother of two daughters.