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Man #57, Should I Date a Married Man

When you’re online dating, beware of the “separated” man. He’s probably married. I hate saying that, because I was only just separated when I first posted my online dating profile on a couple of dating sites. However, my husband had moved out, and there was no going back. My marriage was truly done. I’ve come […]

I thought I'd met my sexual soul mate, but he acted like an ape. Monkey's Lunch

Man #58, My Sexual Soul Mate

It’s been a while since we’ve had a cocktail around here, but I think today’s post warrants one…or maybe three…er four. Yes, indeed. For those of you who are not familiar with cocktail hour here at My Dating Prescription, it works like this. The cocktail is a signal that today’s post will be of a […]

How NOT to ask for a date

How NOT to Ask a Girl on a Date

You may recall that Man #56 asked me for a second date before we were half way through the first. After the date, as I always do, I sent him a thank you email, and he responded that he was looking forward to seeing me again. After about a week, he called to inquire about our a […]

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Online Dating Profile Fail

What’s the most likely way to mess up your online dating profile? Fail to proofread. Being a writer often makes looking through online dating profiles painful. There’s a lot of inventive spelling and grammar out there, but this one made me laugh out loud. I came across it while I was perusing the men in the Meet Me […]

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Stalking the Stalker

Three and a half years ago, when I started this blog I was separated, headed for divorce, and jumping back into dating for the first time in a long time. I decided to post an ad on Craigslist under the “strictly platonic” section. Now, before everybody freaks out about how crazy that sounds, let me […]