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Online Dating

The Condescending Date: A Bad Date Story

The Condescending Date: A Bad Date Story

From the dating archives… Not sure what I learned from this one. Maybe it was – trust your gut and just say no next time to a guy you are on the fence about asks you out??? I have this theory – it is that no date is a waste of time. But this one […]

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Dating Advice: Reasons to Not Date That Sound Slightly More Plausible Than “I Have To Wash My Hair”

Dating Advice: Reasons to Not Date That Sound Slightly More Plausible Than “I Have To Wash My Hair”

Often when dating, especially when dating online, there is a need to let someone down easily. In a way that will hopefully not sting too…

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The Coffee Date Without The Coffee:

The Coffee Date Without The Coffee:

Or as someone pointed out – How my date mistakenly decided I was a dog -and took me for a walk and a trip to Petco instead of having an actual date! Most of you know- I HATE the coffee date. It’s lame. Its what a guy does when he doesn’t trust his instincts enough, […]

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Online Dating: eHarmony Deconstruction

Online Dating: eHarmony Deconstruction

About 6 months ago I promised to let you know how the eHarmony adventure was.  So here goes. When I started I thought that there would be a lot of guys you would expect to be online because they couldn’t possibly attract girls at a bar. And there were. I thought that there would be […]

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The Ruthless Side of Online Dating

The Ruthless Side of Online Dating

Things that went through my mind this morning as I was going into my inbox on eHarmony. While Looking At A Picture “ Ohhhhhhh, No” While Looking at a Location (of where someone lives) “where the hell is that?….oh well he’s kind of cute, I’ll give it a shot and answer his questions anyway” While […]

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My Favorite Thing To Do To Guys Who Lie About Their Height

My Favorite Thing To Do To Guys Who Lie About Their Height

So – we all know people lie on their online dating profiles.  A lot of guys lie about their height.  And while there is some justification for feeling that a woman might bypass a man, strictly because of his height, it’s stupid to lie, we will figure it out. Plus, we see the pictures, we […]

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The Dating Buffet

The Dating Buffet

I was just thinking – online dating is kind of like a never ending dessert buffet. You might hit patches that you aren’t in the mood for, like say rhubarb ice cream, but in a day or so, some really great chocolate cake could pop up. The trick in any type of dating, I think, […]

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Why Do Mom’s Love Doctors and Lawyers?

Why Do Mom’s Love Doctors and Lawyers?

So I’ve been doing the whole eHarmony thing. And one of the funny things is – it keeps throwing doctors and lawyers at me. Not sure why this is, unless it’s just the two professions I’ve never really dated and God has a weird sense of humor.

I’ve always felt that marrying a doctor or a lawyer would be too cliche.

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Dipping My Big Toe Into Online Dating

Dipping My Big Toe Into Online Dating

I decided last weekend, after talking with a former lover (oddly enough) to try online dating. My dilemma was that given that most of my girlfriends are in relationships, I don’t have a lot of friends to go “prospecting” with. So my que of dating men has diminished a bit. …

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