What to Do When You Don’t Want to Date? (How to Be Your Own Partner)

Photo Credit: Catherine LeComte.

In November, I turned 30. At first, my instinct was to say: Yay! I survived this long. Now, I will get serious about dating. But as I returned to Bumble swiping strangers left and right, I felt disengaged. I didn’t want to make small chat and give strangers my number so they could interrupt my days with texts that would squander my hours. I wanted to focus on work, grad…