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My Date With the Very, Very Nice Man

“Back from my early date. He was a very, very nice man. A good guy. And cute. I wish I knew a very, very nice women to introduce him to.” I tweeted that last night, shortly after I got home from my date.  Just to be crystal clear, it was a perfectly fine date.  I […]

The Worst Great Date Ever Redux

He didn’t call back.  I didn’t call him.  I stayed off the dating site yesterday, all day (which meant ignoring other messages), because I didn’t want him to see that I’d logged on but didn’t send him a message. I wanted to talk about what happened with a friend because, honestly, I really was confused […]

The Worst Great Date Ever

I had a date on Saturday night.  A first date.  It was, in so many ways, the best first date I’ve had in years. It was also the worst date (first or otherwise) I’ve had in years. And now I’m utterly confused and miserable. Because it was just so nice to spend time with a man […]

In My Inbox

The message sat in my inbox for over a week before I opened it.  I’d recognized the sender by his picture and was in no hurry to read what he had to say. We had one really bad date.  It must have been about 3 years ago because I was still at my old job, […]

Little Morsels

Earlier this week I had an interesting conversation with a friend.  I shared with her my belief that timing is VERY important (that 2 people who want the same thing at the same time are likely to work as a couple, whereas two people who don’t want the same thing at the same time are […]