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Talk About TMI!!!

Speaking of random online dating nonsense. One of the other messages in my inbox must have, certainly, set a record for the most egregious oversharing with a total stranger, ever. I was informed, by this guy who seemed to want to go out with me (because why else would he be writing) that he’s a […]

Give a Guy a Chance?

So this is a story of me being completely picky and unreasonable. Or maybe it’s not.  Truth is, my memory is a little hazy on the details. I got a message in my online dating inbox the other day from a man who wondered why I rejected him (he didn’t use those words, but that’s […]

Learning as I Go

As many people/friends/readers know, I tend to write many of these posts a day or even days in advance. It’s really the only way I can make it work. Sometimes, it’s a same day thing. But that’s not the norm. So right now, as I’m writing, it’s Monday afternoon. But this will be posted Tuesday […]

Maybe I Should Change My Headline to “Non-breeder in NYC”?

I have no right to be annoyed by this, but that’s never stopped me before. So, it’s about online dating… A pretty high number of the guys I’m getting messages from and an equally high number of the ones I find interesting in my searches state a specific desire to have kids. Some are uber-specific […]

Proud or Arrogant?

I was on the phone last night, telling a friend about a date I have coming up (later today, wish me luck). It’s a guy I met online, and as I wrote about yesterday, his profile isn’t fabulous. It’s not horrible (good spelling and grammar). Just not fabulous. So, I was telling my friend about […]