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Advice: Is my lack of experience at 30 a turn-off?
I'm almost 30 and have never been in a relationship. I blame this on a number of circumstances, but let's be honest. At this point, half the problem is that I'm almost 30 and have never been in a relationship. Even if I think someone is attractive, mentally or physically, I can't seem to convey that I'm interested without saying something along the lines of "Me Jane, you cute." To make it even more fun, I'm active online the most, and while I seem to have flirting down there, finding people who aren't states away to flirt with in the real world is a gigantic hurdle. While I'm not opposed to online relationships or even long distance, I'd rather meet people in person before I invest time and emotion in a deeper connection with them. Any suggestions for portraying availability and interest without giving away my complete and utter lack of experience with the opposite sex and keeping it local?
Anna Pulley, @annapulley
May 30, 2012