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The Time I Was Told I Was Too Big for a Relationship

The first night we messaged, we quickly migrated to the phone on which we had a 5-hour call. I was EARLY in dating, naive, and completely un-jaded. I was sure I would find Mr. Right as easily as finding my next k-cup variety on Amazon....more

A Simple Way To Write Successful Messages When Online Dating

When it comes to online dating, the shorter the better and I don’t mean your height.OkCupid recently conducted a study of their users messages and determined that the most effective messages were fewer than 100 characters. This makes so much sense since we’re so used to communicating via text with everyone else in our lives. And really, who in the hell has time to read or compose long paragraphs to a total stranger?Especially for the fellas who are doing most of the initial reaching out, here are a few things to consider when composing your next online dating message:...more

My 'Words with Friends Beau' Promises Sweet Deep Kisses and I Fret over When's a Good Time to Tell Him I Wear Dentures

        So he speaks to me of future mind-zapping sweet deep kisses when we meet. Okay, I know that this may sound x-rated for a first date but, the Universe has already spoken, and my future seems already written.  I am, therefore, but a more- than- willing participant who assigns omnipotence to the powers that be. Besides, being 60 and all that, I have a special pass, I'm sure. The romantic in me definitely goes for kisses sweeter than wine....more

The Tinder Fat Suit Experiment

There’s these two videos going around the internet these days. I’m sure most of you have seen them. A hot guy and a hot girl post profiles of themselves on Tinder and then when their dates show up they are wearing fat suits. It’s been labelled a social experiment to see how men and women react when the person they meet online doesn’t look like the real life version standing in front of them....more

Everyone's a Dating Expert: My Life as a 31 Year Old Single Woman

"Maybe I won’t get married, you know?  Maybe I’ll do one of those Eat, Pray, Love things.  Ugh, no I don’t want to pray.  Forget it, I’ll just die alone." —The Mindy Project————————————————————————————————————————...more

AFTER My "Words With Friends" Blog

                                I asked Jim what he thought of my blog . I told him that it was our love story. I also asked him which part he liked best. He said that he has to go over it again and that it was "crazy " good. Now, that's my man.        Well, I haven't received any feedback from him but I got tons from others and I would like to share them with you.1) From my Words with Friends Opponents...more

#OnlineDating: If You Ever Forget You’re 30, a 20-Something is Happy to Remind You

One of the many joys of online dating is being reminded of your age. Here are a couple fantastic reminders I've received over the years....more

The Time I Canceled eHarmony and Got Jinxed by ePhil

I re-subscribed to my eHarmony account one optimistic (a.k.a. frustrated with dating and at the gates of Jadesville) Sunday evening. I have never had luck on this particular site… too few matches, very little attraction to them, overly restrictive communication, yada yada. However, I was willing to try it again if I could retake my personality test and give it another go!...more

An honest online dating profile*

My self-summaryYou won’t remember half of what I write here, so I’ll stick to the salient points:...more
Adelewishnot That's crazy! I've never thought to google photos before, but your examples might ...more