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It’s a Feeling (you stupid cow)

I had a strange weekend.  At first, it look like I’d overbooked myself with work, dates, family obligations, friends I wanted to see and things I wanted to do.  And then, Friday afternoon, I realized that a lot of the things on my calendar were non-essentials. The dates, for example.  I didn’t really want to […]

Open Mouth, Insert Foot

So everyone knows that Simone Grant is a pen name. No big deal. My family doesn’t know about the blog and I don’t tell the guys I date up front. I have told a couple of them, at random times, kinda like an experiment.  And a couple others have found out.  None of that truthfulness […]

Looks Are Pass/Fail

As I mentioned, one of my recent dates was with a younger guy (8 years younger, to be exact).  I will admit to being uncomfortable with this, but I’m trying to be open-minded and get over it because I had fun on our date (and we’re going out again tonight). At some point on our […]

What a Jerk!

For starters, let me clarify that the jerk I’m referring to is me (or the jerk to whom I’m referring, if you want to be that way). I’ve committed a dating sin. And, yeah, I’m feeling bad about it. There’s this guy I was emailing back and forth with on match.  He never asked for […]

3 for 3. More or Less.

I’ve had 3 good first dates in the last week.  More or less. The first was with the one and only guy I met on (yep, 3 months and I only met one guy).  We were supposed to meet over a month ago and then I got sick.  And then he was a away […]