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Willing To Lie About How We Met

I don’t see it as often anymore, but there was a time when you’d see a lot of online dating headlines that said, Willing to Lie About How We Met or something like it.  Translation for my readers who’ve never tried online dating:  Most online dating services ask you to use a headline for your […]
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Too Soon Dude, Too Soon

It looks like I’m not going to be going out with that 33 year old after all.  Sorry, I really was ready to give the whole cougar thing a whirl, but I can’t.  Not with this one.  He just completely blew it. We met online a week or so ago and have been exchanging very […]

Quick Dating Update

There are no second dates on the horizon.  None.  I’m not going to see the heavy drinker again.  Or the recently divorced guy who just moved to the city (Mr. Red Flag).  Or Mr. Early Next Week. I was supposed to have a couple of other first dates over the weekend but there were scheduling […]

The Dow is Down, Wanna Go Steady?

Yesterday morning my dear Twitter buddy @Willingthrall alerted me to an article from YahooNews called, Downturn dating: Hearts flutter as markets stutter. I always find pieces like this amusing.  They’re such a mixture of fact and BS.  There are some hard facts behind the title.  Our crappy economy has created record profits for the online […]
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A Wink? Is That the Best You Can Do?

I’m not a big fan of winks. For those of you who don’t speak online dating, members of any given site can wink at one another.  A wink is a low commitment way of telling someone you’re interested.  They’re always free (some sites charge per message) and require very little effort.  All you need to […]