Date #32, The Valentine’s Day Break Up

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The Predate Vlog

After a 2 week break the Unconventional Woman hopes that absence has made the heart grow fonder…but what if it hasn’t?

The Middate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman reports that “nothing feels right” and she is regretting spending her precious time in London  on a dead end.

The Post Date Denouement

Mission accomplished!  The Unconventional Woman celebrates her very reasonable break up with the Young Irish Architect.

Date #31, My First Date in Berlin

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The Predate Vlog

My first date in Berlin: does it just feel like the grass is always greener, or is that the way it really is?

The Post First Impressions Vlog

It seems like they have a lot  in common….the Unconventional Woman’s first Berlin date does research in media studies which is similar to her research on dating.

The Post Date Denouement

Luckily, the Unconventional Woman’s date has taught her to say Neukölln correctly.  She finds him intelligent and attractive, but not very ‘manly’.  Still, polite email is ongoing, and she’s hoping for a second date!

Date #30, Saved by the Group Date

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The Pre Date Vlog

The Unconventional Woman’s break up plans are delayed by a friend who invites the couple to accompany her at a gig.

The Middate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman’s resolve is wavering. She’s having a great time on the dance floor, and her friend has complimented her on how sweet and charming The Unconventional Woman’s date is.

The Post Date Denouement

The Unconventional Woman is intrigued by Young Architect’s dancing skills….but she’s also starting to verbalize why she’s been feeling uncomfortable with him..Is honesty really the best policy at this point?

Date #29, One More Chance for the Nice Guy

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Age is a virtue, dude.

The Predate Vlog

“I don’t know yet…….but he’s definitely a very clever, sweet, engaging person…who I might benefit from having in my life.”

The Middate Vlog

At beginning of dinner everything feels chill.  Maybe the Unconventional Woman’s apprehensions about pacing were a false alarm?

The Post Date Denouement

The Unconventional Woman decides she needs one more date…to break up with the Young Irish Architect

Date #28, I’m trying to make this feel right (4th Date with the Young Irish Architect)

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The Predate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman is determined to ‘engage with someone who gives a shit’  but if things don’t heat up on this date, will they ever?

The Middate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman has been quite happy to get to know someone who isn’t hard and cynical….now she’s starting to think that she’s the one who has become hard and cynical.

The Post Date Denouement

The Unconventional Woman was just starting to feel comfortable and connected, making her think there was some potential in this interaction after all…   Then he tested his luck.

Date #27, I’d like to change the world, but I don’t know what to do; part 2

The Theory of Everything

Jane Hawking: What about you? What are you?… Stephen Hawking: Cosmologist, I’m a Cosmologist….. Jane Hawking: What is that? ….Stephen Hawking: It is a kind of religion for intelligent atheists.

The Predate Vlog

Date #22 has returned from his trip to Indonesia and requested a second date.  The Unconventional Woman has been getting luke warm to bad vibes from both of her pre-Christmas love interests, so she decides to meet this third man again.

The Middate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman is very pleased with the elaborate plans that have been made for her. It has been a few weeks since someone made that much of an effort.

The Post Date Denouement

The film was great, but the martini wasn’t very subtle.  The Unconventional Woman didn’t ‘get no text’ …she tells us why she doesn’t care.

Date #26, Date 3 1/2 with the Young Irish Architect

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The Predate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman is in the early days of getting to know the Young Irish Architect and the Greenwich Punk…she’s hoping to test the water without things getting too much out of hand.

The Mid-date Update

“I’m just longing for a time when I can be a complete person, and not have outside structures impinging on my individuality and becoming an immediate part of my decision making.”

The Postdate Denouement

The Unconventional Woman divulges the details of cultural objects of interest in the Young Irish Architect’s flat.  She also wonders why he was too hesitant to put his arm around her on the couch.

Date #25, Clone of the Greenwich Punk

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The Predate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman is going out on a date with someone who has a similar work/life profile as the Greenwich Punk, but are they really interchangeable?

The Post First Impressions Vlog

As the Unconventional Woman gets more details on the musician’s mode of life, she admires his politics and his survival strategy.  The question is whether he could be part of hers…

The Post Date Denouement

The Unconventional Woman realizes that dating another person right now would make life more complicated instead of improve it.

Date #24, Second Date with the Young Irish Architect

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The Predate Vlog

The Unconventional Woman is so harried and exhausted with her job applications, i. e. her desperate fight to stay in the country, that she has actually forgotten the difference between the Barbican and the Southbank.  Is this lady safe to date?

The Post Second Impressions Vlog

By now the Young Irish Architect has bought the Unconventional Woman a drink. She is so grateful that he has created the perfect space for the crash landing of her week.

The Post Date Denouement

The Unconventional Woman feels like she learned a lot about the Young Irish Architect on the 2nd date…she feels like his interest in her sincere, and he might well be a nurturing and supportive partner….but there’s one thing missing!