Which begs the question, why, for the love of God, do I keep trying at all?
I have no advice; she needs to do what seems best for her, but I hope she never lowers her standards.
It was great for us since we both enjoyed hiking, and being outdoors, and making out. I mean, we both enjoyed hiking and being outdoors.
If you find that special someone, hold on tightly. Take the time to show them (which includes but is not limited to telling them) just how lucky you feel to have them in your life. If you don't, well...you don't want to end up like me, old and blogging about past failures on the eve of Valentine's Day.