But in the midst of my heartbreak, I didn't recognize it. But as any of my friends can attest, those phases never last long. One guy angrily held a dulled knife to my neck while we were at a bar while another stalked me for months following our date. It really was an accident, so I handled it the best way I knew how.Additionally, the person in Group B fears being alone for the rest of their lives more than they fear the Boogieman himself, and in their head remains an image of eating alone, sleeping alone and never getting the chance to experience love, commitment and all the other things that make a relationship exciting and healthy. To find out why someone really becomes a serial dater we spoke to relationship expert Wendy Walsh, Ph.
She explained: 'You get a real frisson and excitement, going from match to date really quickly, within a week, because otherwise you lose the momentum, especially if you're talking to other people on Tinder as well.' One story even detailed Edwards waking up in a stranger's bed and in the morning, noticing a red mark on the man's bottom.It’s a unique time of life that likely won’t repeat itself. Both periods of my life had one thing in common: I was a serial dater — one who dates a lot of people in a short span of time.Never again will you have instant access to so many people of the opposite sex. They hit the ground combing through the masses, looking for the most eligible bachelor or bachelorette. I began college dating without intentions until a friend challenged me. Here are five lessons I learned for serial daters like me.Technology has done another thing to dating too, she explains: It just about ended the traditional ways of courtship and has made people place a stronger focus on quantity and speed instead of quality and proper pace.“Nowadays [a guy] can sit in their mom’s basement and play Xbox all day and ask women to text a naked picture of themselves, and that’s all the courtship they need to do,” said Walsh.Serial daters are often dating multiple people because they haven’t yet found someone who stands out and deserves their undivided attention.