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Advice: Guys don't want to date me. Am I too nice?
I'm 26, single and, save for an amazingly brief relationship when I was 19, have been single all of my life. I seem to have no trouble making friends, male or female, and I am known to be a very personable, intelligent person. But somehow these qualities don't seem to translate in the dating world. I've had plenty of male friends say "the guy who gets you is really lucky." But all I can think is, "But that's not you?" The guys I've had crushes on have somehow morphed into friends who ask me for advice. So evidence suggests I'm a good person, but am I just not attractive enough to date? Was there a flirting/signals class I slept through, but caught Nice Girls 101?
Anna Pulley, @annapulley
August 22, 2012