What’s the Worst Thing…

Since I’ve been such a lame blogger lately, I thought you could use a laugh. Please enjoy this bad date story instead of one of mine. What’s the worst thing you’ve ever done in front of a crush? How did things work out? This video was sent to me by a reader. Thanks, Alice Ann for […]

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Happy Birthday to Me

Saturday was my birthday, so this is going to be a quick blog post. I gave myself the weekend off…sort of. I spent Saturday morning backing up this website before updating my plugins and upgrading to the latest version of WordPress. It took longer than it should have. I’m shopping for new hosting. It appears […]

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On Feeling Needed: Like a Fish Needs a Bicycle

The adage goes, “a woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle,” but read almost any dating advice book, and it will tell you that men like to feel needed. This is generally true. Almost anyone with a Y chromosome and a sense of responsibility wants to feel a sense of accomplishment, a […]

My Lights, Camera, HOA Appearance

I’m taking a week off. I’m in the middle of writing a blog post, but I’ve hit a bit of writer’s block. Therefore, I’ll simply share my appearance on Lights, Camera, HOA. This was recorded on Monday. The ladies at Lights, Camera, HOA host a weekly Google Hangout on Air with the purpose of letting people get […]

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10 Ways I Blew It with The Handsome Stranger

I’m not going to name any names,…Lady T,…but there’s been a little bit of pressure to fill you in on what happened with The Handsome Stranger. Because wouldn’t it be awesome if yours truly met the most amazing guy, hit it off over common interests, and lived happily ever after? That’s the dream. Yeah, well, […]

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Man #70, The “Nice” Guy

Man #70 is someone most people would call a nice guy, and honestly, he probably is a nice guy. He just didn’t seem like an honest guy. Man #70 exemplified one of the nice guy archetypes women face when dating. He’s nice on the outside but unwilling to let you see what’s on the inside […]

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Wilma’s Cover of Christina Perri’s Tragedy

A Music Dream Fulfilled As you know, I mention how much I love to sing pretty frequently on this blog. I’ve had at least a couple karaoke dates, Man #25, The Karaoke Kripple and Man #50, The Bodyguard, and of course, early readers will remember how hard I fell for Man #1, The Blues Man as […]

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Man #69, the Best Date I Never Had

Follow my blog with Bloglovin   The Best Dates The best dates for building attraction are those that allow you to talk and interact in a playful, engaging way. “Well, duh,” you might say, but do you know why these elements are so important? It’s that allusive thing we call chemistry, that spark we either […]

Saying you're an easy-going guy doesn't make it so.

Man #68, The “Easy-going” Guy

Saying It Doesn’t Make It So Drama-free, low-maintenance, easy-going…these words aren’t just the hallmarks of a cliché-ridden online dating profile. They’re usually red flags. Experience has taught me that the people who say they don’t like drama are usually the ones who attract it. People who don’t have drama in their lives don’t even think […]

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Men #66 and #67 and My Dating Dilemma

“You probably go on a lot of dates, don’t you,” Man #67 asked. I blushed slightly and broke my eye contact with him. I thought about it. Yes, I’d had dates with three different men in the past four days. I guess you could say I do a lot of dating. Over the past four […]