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7 Things A Guy Needs to Know About Picking An Online Dating Profile Picture

I’m an online dating veteran.  Been doing it on and off for almost 9 years.  A lot of things have changed over time.  Back in the olden days, very few people posted their pictures online.  We actually had to read through everyone’s profiles and decide who we were interested in without having any idea what they […]

WTF Reports – WTF?

So, as you all know, I’m currently using OKCupid.  It’s my second time around with this service.  The first time I tried it was a total waste of time.  But now, well, things seem to be going a little better (although the guy I went out with last Friday was a OKC guy).  I should […]
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Degrees of Separation

Dating in NYC is different than dating other places.  It just is.  It’s not better or worse.  It’s just different. I haven’t dated anyone who knew any of my exes in over 15 years.  And that wasn’t here in the city.  I was living in the UK then.  If I lived somewhere else, most other places, the […]
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Dating and Other Nonsense

It could be hard, reading my few last posts, to get a sense of what’s going on in my dating life right now.  So I thought I’d write a quickie and give you an update. Not much. I met a seemingly nice, normal, intellingent, handsome guy on DownToEarth.com (you can read my post Online Dating […]
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It Was Strange

I had a date on Monday night.  A first date.  It wasn’t a bad date.  It wasn’t a good date.  It was a strange date.  So strange that it took me a few days to figure out what I wanted to say about it. Strange. I can’t think of any other word to describe it.  […]