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Archive for the ‘Seeking happiness not happily ever after’

Empty Relationships, Kinda Like Empty Calories

Yesterday I wrote about a conversation I had with a friend about my ideal man (and not a single one of you mentioned the picture of a robot I used to go with the post – it was a joke people, my ideal man = robot, sheesh). One of the many other things we talked […]

My Ideal Man?

I was hanging out yesterday with one of my great guy friends.  It was a spectacular day in the city, and we spent the afternoon outdoors, walking and talking. At some point, out of the blue, he asked me what my ideal guy would be like. I answered with a sigh and a softly uttered, […]

How Do You Spell Success?

I’m a very goal-oriented person.  Obsessively so.  That’s one of the reasons I like online dating so much. I know, without a shadow of a doubt, that my efforts will yield results.  So, if I were to be really nerdy and look at this like an equation, it might be: minimal time + minimal money […]

Making Peace With Our Choices

First, I should probably warn you up-front that this will likely be one of my fuzzy brained posts. Not because I don’t know what I mean, but because I can’t grab onto the right words. The other night I was at a dinner party and listening to friends give another friend dating advice.  She, the […]


I was brave this weekend.  I walked into a party, by myself, knowing that I probably wouldn’t know a single person there. I was invited by someone I’d been trying to connect with for ages (she was the host). But other than her, someone I’d never actually met, I had no idea who might be […]