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The Dangers of Making Your Relationship The Center Of Your World #atwys

July 21st, 2014

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Tweet Mandy over at xoJane wrote a post recently that has incited a shit storm in the comments. I mean, come on. The same way if I post some humblebraggy crap about my career (who is my husband), it is the exact same thing as your smug profile pic in your $50,000 wedding gown making [...]

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Spoiler Alert: There’s No Such Thing As Happily Ever After #atwys

July 10th, 2014

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Tweet The internet made me ragey yesterday. No, I’m not talking about the Big News about Ryan Gosling becoming a first time father. I’m referring to two articles I read on xoJane and The Frisky. First we’ll start with the one from The Frisky. Let me start by saying that this guy sounds like he’s [...]

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Is It Ever OK To Lie In Your Dating Profile? #atwys

June 25th, 2014

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Tweet The topic of transparency and online dating came up over at The Frisky yesterday, and it stirred an interesting debate. As I’ve said before, deception is an integral part of online dating whether we like it or not. It can be as innocent as fudging your age to as nefarious as scamming someone out [...]

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Do Traditional Dating/Gender Roles Still Exist? #atwys

June 19th, 2014

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Tweet I read a blog post the other day that I’ve been meaning to write about but life has just gotten in the way. Anywhoo, this is the blog post and here’s an excerpt. I read an article today on a fellow bloggers Facebook page that was titled 8 Things Women Just Don’t Do Anymore [...]

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The First Rule of Casual Sex Is You Don’t Talk About Casual Sex #atwys

June 4th, 2014

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Tweet Mandy over at xoJane wrote an interesting article today that I wanted to discuss. From the article: Step 1: Make it clear in your dating profile that you are open to a purely hookup scenario. Mandy is speaking specifically of Tinder, but I assume she means that this disclaimer should be included in any [...]

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Is It Shady That He’s Close Friends With a Woman? #atwys

May 29th, 2014

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Tweet Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Tierragaslight : Comment: I have been in a committed relationship with my boyfriend for 4 years (we are in our late 30’s) a new single friend to both of us asks him over to her house for dinner. I asked would he be alone with her in [...]

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Head Isn’t All About Him

May 11th, 2014

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Tweet My wonderful friend Betty introduced me to some articles this past week that led me to this one. I love my boyfriend. And I love giving him blow jobs. What I do not love is the taste of spunk. No matter whose splooge it is, it tastes like a cross between sour juice, bitters, [...]

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Just Admit You’re Rubbing Your Relationship In Your Friend’s Face

April 28th, 2014

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Tweet Many thanks to Btowngirl for sharing this article. I watched a web cast of a panel that Stanger hosted a few months ago and was so annoyed by the way she made the whole friggin’ thing about her that I ended up writing a character based on her into my book.Mind you, she was [...]

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Don’t Plant Your Flag On Planet I’m Better Than You Just Yet

April 26th, 2014

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Tweet A post on The Frisky yesterday got a number of people up in arms, and for good reason. The author is engaged to a men she met while in Paris. They dated trans-atlantically for about 4 months and then got engaged. The man has a 4 year old daughter from a previous marriage. At [...]

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Do You Even Know What Sex Positive Means?

April 21st, 2014

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Tweet So, today I was reading this post and decided to leave a comment. Instead of approving it, the woman who writes the blog decided to delete it. Therefore, I’m going to publish the comment here and use it as a spring board for discussion. UPDATED TO ADD: Apparently, this blogger decided to re-write her [...]

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