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I’d Shag You, But I Wouldn’t

I have a split social life.  Sometimes, rarely, I tell random strangers that I’m a blogger and the name of my blog and all of that stuff.  I usually don’t.  Usually I keep it to myself. But if I’m out and about with other people from the blogging community then I’ll let the cat out […]
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He’s Just Not That Into Me & I’m Kinda Bummed

So I had that first date on Tuesday night. The one that was really short.  He still hasn’t gotten in contact with me.  I haven’t gotten in contact with him, either.  And I have no intention of doing so.  I’m 100% positive that, in this case, it would be the wrong thing to do. It […]
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Old Habits Die Hard

I’ve written a few times about the type of men I used to date.  And the fact that I know that, in the long run, those relationships always go wrong.  No matter how much I like a guy or even how much he likes me, I’ve been down that road enough times to know there […]
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Counting the Times

Sometimes it must seem like I keep these laundry lists of every awful guy I ever dated and every horrible thing they did, to which I keep referring back to.  I don’t mean it to seem like that.  I’m just an unusually reflective person and have a habit (maybe it’s a bad habit) of rethinking […]
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The Things I Remember (A Memory of Naked Dating)

I’d forgotten all about this.  Probably because most of my memories from this relationship are not happy ones. Sometimes it’s just better to let go of sadness. Anyways, it was a few years ago.  I’d met this man who I liked quite a bit.  I didn’t think, from the start, that the relationship was going […]