Rabid Nick and the diabolical dynamics of dating

Somehow the Rabid One is always either totally single, or quickly  rushed into a relationship—-the kind of relationship where you move in together way too fast. I’ve never really been tempted by the dating demon. However, last week I received quite a shock when I dove head first into the shallow puddle that is the casual dating pool.

Now I know what you're thinking. “Rabid Nick, dating is just the easier, cuter, free spirited younger cousin of a committed relationship.”

Balderdash! The terms “simple” and “dating” don't belong in the same sentence. From my recent experience, these seem to be the twisted rules of the dating scene: