I Was Sending Mixed Signals and Didn't Even Know It

Last year when I was aggressively dating, I had to dodge a lot of first date kisses. I was pleasant to all of my dates and held a good conversation, but I didn’t think I was giving the I’m interested vibe to every one of those guys....more

5 Reasons To Date a Man Who Doesn’t “DO” Social Media

These men are on the endangered species list, but when you find them, hold on tight. Of all the men I’ve dated in the last two years, the ones who don’t “do” social media are usually on top of the relationship material list. Besides those I’ve dated, my best friend is married to one, and my two brothers are also social media free; all happen to be amazing men....more
CrisGladly Social or not, it's all about building a real connection and it sounds like you and ...more

30 Tinder Dates in 30 Nights - Date 5: The Karma Worshiper

As Sunday night rolls around I’m looking forward to lounging on my couch binge-watching HBO Go, when suddenly my calendar alert goes off, I have a date in an hour?! Oh oh! I’m already dressed from my friend’s wedding so it’s no big getting ready, but I’m hungry and I don’t remember him saying anything about dinner, just drinks. Why do they all want to meet for drinks? I guess it’s the safest bet, if you meet someone for the first time and they suck, you can always leave as soon as you down the first glass. ...more
i am so happy he caught you before you hit the ground...that would have been tragic :-( Safe to ...more

30 Tinder Dates in 30 Nights - Date 4: The Football Fan

It’s Saturday morning and I’m in the middle of a very busy day. It’s only date four and I’m already exhausted. I've had very little time to prep for this date because I couldn’t send my coaches his picture and bio ahead of time. This of course means that I have no advice and I’m going in completely blind. ...more
OH MY G......! I wasn't expecting that type of ending. What a charmer :-) everything is not for ...more

Hey Stranger… and 5 other texts you should never send

It’s cuffin’ season! Weather’s getting cooler (everywhere but in LA), and people start looking for that warm body to cuddle next to. Sept 1st hits and the “Hey Stranger…” text messages start rolling in like clockwork.In honor of this predictable text message and my detestation towards it, here are 5 texts / type of texts you should never send:...more

What I Love Most About Being Single? Falling in Love with ME!

"You’ve got to be optimistic to be single. Stupid. You have to be stupid. That’s what optimistic means, you know? It means stupid. An optimist is somebody who goes, “Hey, maybe something nice will happen."  Why the f*ck would anything nice happen?"-Louis C.K****...more
agirlwhodreams TOTALLY!  The past year has been an incredible learning experience for me and I ...more

30 Tinder Dates in 30 Nights - Date 3: The Lobbyist

The Last-Minute Scramble… ...more
Oh wow I can picture the hug / handshake now LOL! Glad he turned out to be a well rounded ...more

30 Tinder Dates in 30 Nights - Date 2: The Doctor

I asked my friend Luis for any words of advice on my second date of the challenge, after emailing him the guy’s picture and Tinder profile. Luis recommended I ask why he decided to go into this particular medical field and suggests I let him do more of the sharing at first to get a good feel for him. Luis thinks I’m easy to talk to, so it shouldn’t be so hard! Oh and he also said: “stay away from topics about sex, keep it light.”The Date (Oct. 2)......more
HuckWilliams Dude... I can't even think about that right now. I have 25 more dates to go on ...more

Stealing From Those We Love: Things We Take and Why

I steal stuff. And I don’t mean in the conventional sense where my sticky fingers walk into a chic boutique to swipe expensive wares, nor do I steal from most people, meaning you don’t have to hide your valuables when I come to your house, or second guess when you ask me to hold your purse....more