I know I can use the phrase "the guy I'm dating," but I would like to find a noun, a one-word, concise term I can use in conversation with my friends and family. —The Girl He's Dating Dear TGHD, I was in a similar situation a few years ago with a gal I was dating.I very much wanted to be her “girlfriend,” but she was in no place to offer me that.
It doesn’t describe you with overused adjectives such as “intelligent, compassionate, educated, and independent” and it is free of boring statements that say nothing such as “I am as comfortable staying in as staying out.” Rather than continue describing what a good profile is, I want to bring to your attention real examples of three actual dating profiles from on popular site that I rated for content.
Lindsay King-Miller, from the fantastic advice column (and now book) “Ask a Queer Chick,” coined the term “umfriend,” for when you’re in the in-between, not-totally-sure-what-to-call-it dating space.
As in, “He’s my, um, friend.”You might also refer to him as something more detached, like my “plus-one,” “prospect” or literally, like, “This is my date.” Some prefer the tongue-in-cheek “not-boyfriend.” You can be coy (“fancy friend”) or a bit crass (“makeout buddy”) or cheesy (“this is my luvvah”) or even snobbish/fake-French. He’s just my au courant.”) They’ll probably be too impressed to even ask what it means (well-informed or fashionable, for the record).
I am in North Bristol, and I can Accommodate with notice I am 53 years old. Slim, clean, 5'9" tall, sensible submissive male seeking a mature assertive woman who would like to administer discipline.
I am a Professional Sports Therapist and Masseur, with certificates available for you to inspect to prove I am genuinely qualified. I am obedient, will dress to please and can be what you want me to be, errant husband, lazy emplo… Now I got your attention, that means you're looking for me! I offer to an open-minded, liberal woman the following exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity (the only way to deal with temptation is to yield to i…