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The Stuff We Don’t Talk About

Alright, fair warning, this is one of those posts. Not too long ago, I was having dinner with a friend.  We talked about everything under the sun: boys, food, work, boys. Suddenly, she says she wants to ask me/tell me something but that she’s embarrassed. And that it’s not the kind of thing she’s comfortable […]

How Do You Spell Success?

I’m a very goal-oriented person.  Obsessively so.  That’s one of the reasons I like online dating so much. I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that my efforts will yield results.  So, if I were to be really nerdy and look at this like an equation, it might be: minimal time + minimal money […]

Quick Dating Update

I had a pretty good first date the other night.  The guy, who I’ll call Mr. Midwest, was more attractive in person than in his pics.  I actually didn’t recognize him when he walked in and sat down next to me at the bar.  It’s nice to see a guy under-promise and over-deliver, for a […]

Is The Universe Trying to Tell Me Something?

So a few weeks(?) ago I got a message from some guy on OkCupid. He seemed smart, funny, cute and familiar. Like we’d met already. I couldn’t place him, though. So I replied to his message and said, straight out, You seem familiar, is it possible that we’ve met? A couple of days passed and […]

OMG, I Think I Have a Date Tonight With…

Sometime, somewhere in the last few days I heard someone talking about dating a person from work.  Or maybe it was something I read.  Anyway, it made me think of this story. It was the last time I went out with a man from work, although I still cringe when I think of it as […]