My Spirit Animal

13 Sep

A few days ago, I received a comment from a reader suggesting that I share some good online dating stories here as well, so that my fellow females can not totally lose hope in online dating.  I knocked him down by saying I don’t and won’t do that, mainly because those interactions are boring.

Naturally, only two short days later, I had a good online dating interaction that I found blog-worthy.    (And – double shock –  It’s from TINDER!)

“What would you say your spirit animal is?”

“I would have to go with a penguin.”   

(I went with a penguin because I feel if I were to be an animal, I’d probably be a penguin.   After further research on the matter, according to my birth date and year, apparently my spirit animal is an aardvark – for any of you collecting Fun Cat Lady Facts.)

“Bluegill sunfish here.”

“Nice!  Wait..  I think that means my spirit animal would eat your spirit animal..”

“How could I convince you to spare my life?”

“You’re in luck, I’m not a big fan of seafood.”

“Haha!  What a relief!”


The only real downside to this interaction was that I think he was merely just visiting my area, as Tinder now shows him as quite far away.

See ladies, not all the guys online dating are weirdos.  (However, if you’ve been online dating, you probably already knew that.)


6 Responses to “My Spirit Animal”

  1. zebrawoman September 13, 2014 at 4:16 am #

    That’s hopeful. Can someone explain to me how Tinder works?


    • Soon2BeCatLady September 13, 2014 at 4:44 pm #

      Tinder is a phone app that will show you pictures of the opposite sex within the age range and distance you choose. You can look at their photos and short bio, and decide you like them or not. If you, and him, both say yes to each other, you can text through the app.

      Most people use it as a hook-up app.


      • zebrawoman September 13, 2014 at 4:59 pm #

        So anyone in your area can view it? I tend to hide my photos and share them with those I choose.


      • Soon2BeCatLady September 13, 2014 at 5:02 pm #

        Yeah. That wouldn’t work for Tinder.


      • zebrawoman September 13, 2014 at 5:03 pm #

        Oooh… yeah, that wouldn’t work for me. lol


  2. dunkirkstreet October 27, 2014 at 6:43 pm #

    What a pleasant interaction : )


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