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Posted by: Anon | 2009-10-04

To be in a relationship for the sake of it?

Hey,

Is it better to be in a relationship for the sake of it or not to be in one at all?

I met a girl, but there wasn' t as much spark from my side as from her side... I' ve been single for a while, but dont want to end up hurting her down the line... but not being able to give back what she is offering me.

What do you suggest?



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What is the point of a relationship at all ? What, really, does "for the sake of it " mean ? Is it done so that other people will notice that you're "in a relationship" ? If so, why do they and their opinions matter ? You met a girl --- and you do NOT feel "a spark " and probably neither you nor she would enjoy a relationship ? Why proceed with it, then ? It is likely that both of you could get hurt, and there's no upside I can see

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Posted by: almost mad | 2009-10-05

If there is no chemistry at all then let it go and let her meet someone who feels fireworks for her.

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Posted by: Wise Owl | 2009-10-04

It seems rather pointless. you meet, you check her out, no boxes are ticked, she checks you out and ticks a few boxes, so....? Don' t waste your time nor hers. You will be wasting an opportunity for her to to meet someone special

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Posted by: Jason | 2009-10-04

Been in that position before.

Rather leave it. If you' re not into it 100% then you' ll just end up hurting her. Is she not prepared to be just friends?

If it involves sex and it' s for a short period of time, you may end up with a reputation of being a user.

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