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The time I may have gone out with a serial killer by Charlotte of My Pixie Blog

Please welcome Charlotte of My Pixie Blog as she shares an incredibly creepy story of the scariest man on OkCupid.com. Ladies, beware.  I feel guilty for a lot of things most people would probably not think twice about. Maybe I didn’t hold the door as long as I should have and then I curse myself for […]

No More Crappy First Dates

People keep asking me about my dating life. It’s been a long time since I’ve written about a recent date, here. There are a few reasons for that. All falling under the theme – nothing worth writing about. I’d thought I’d met someone interesting, way back in the fall, before I got sick. Not much had […]

Quick Thoughts on “Good on Paper”

Good on paper. It’s a phrase I’ve used dozens of times. And I’ve always assumed that you all know what I mean. It’s just one of those things. But let’s parse it for a quick second. Good on paper means if you were to make a list of this person’s attributes s/he would look impressive. […]

Liars Lie

So, a year or so ago (maybe longer, I can’t keep track) I went out with a man who lied on his online profile. Shocking, I know! He misrepresented his age by several years, and didn’t fool me one bit. I knew he was lying from the get go. He just looked older than he […]

Back in Olden Days

I’m been thinking about this post for days. Trying to figure out how to frame it… Seems like everywhere I look there are posts about how BAD dating is. Not just online dating, but dating in general. I know some people who claim to have given up on it all together. I’ve certainly gone through […]