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7 Things A Guy Should Never Say Or Do On A Date

A few nights ago I met a friend for a drink at a bar around the corner from my apartment. It’s not a bar I go to often, for several reasons.  Anyway, he and I were talking and I mentioned that the last time I was there was several months ago on a bad date. […]

It Never Hurts To Ask

As I mentioned earlier in the week, I read a LOT of blogs.  Some that you probably wouldn’t imagine I’d be a fan of. I was laughing my ass off yesterday as I read this post in Very Smart Brothas – How To Answer Questions So That I’ll Never Call You. The gentlemen at VSB […]
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With a Little Help From My Friends

I have something kinda sad and pathetic to admit.  I don’t read as many books as I used to.  I still read books.  But now that I’m completely tied into this whole blogosphere, twitter world I find myself spending so many damn hours reading online.   Each week I find at least a half dozen more […]
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Top 7 First Date Ideas

How many days has it been since I’ve reminded you that I’m not a relationship expert? At least two or three, right?  OK, well then it’s time I mentioned it again. I’m not a relationship expert.  I’m not even sure I know what that phrase means.  What are the qualifications? I bring this up now […]

7 Things Girls Need to Know About Picking An Online Dating Profile Picture

As I mentioned last week, I have (many, many) years experience as an online dater.  And so what I’m telling you I’ve learned from my personal experience. No man is going to read your profile unless he thinks you’re hot.  Not even if you have a supercool user name and a great headline.  It’s just […]