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Can’t Buy Me Love

I’ve been dipping my toes back into the online dating world lately, and DAMN it’s like nothing ever changes. I’ve been doing this for such a long time. SUCH. A. LONG. TIME. And still… So what has me so ticked off today? It’s the boys with toys pics. That is, (grown) men who post pictures […]

I Should Be Ashamed of Myself

I’ve been an online dating asshole lately. A total asshole. Several times in the past few months, I’ve poked my head into the online dating world, started conversations with men, and then dropped back out. It was never my intention to end those conversations. Days would pass and I’d be thinking, I should really reply […]

and the Bad Dates…

I had a post all set and ready to go for today. It just needed a bit of polishing… And then I read The Big Girl Blog’s post this morning and she totally inspired me to write this. Her post was called, How to Deal with Rejection. An important topic for any dater (or human […]

My Springtime Wish: A Man with a Plan

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again – nothin is sexier than a man with a plan. OK, so maybe I haven’t used those exact words (or maybe I did, who the hell remembers). But on my big list of turn-offs is guys who say things like, “let’s get together sometime this weekend.” […]

Online Dating Story Du Jour

So yesterday was the day that everyone wrote about Match.com’s new screening policy: Starting soon, they’ll be checking their users against the sex offender registry. So not so much du jour as d’hier. Maybe it’s just me, but I don’t see this as a huge deal. I’m not going to feel any safer knowing that all […]