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I Just Can’t: Here’s What’s Really Amazing About Being Single

April 7th, 2014

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Tweet From my I Just Can’t Files… Nothing, and I mean NOTHING, grates my cheese more than articles written by coupled up people that condescend to single people. This article is just that.  It should have been titled, “Being In a Relationship Isn’t Any Better Than Being Single. Except When It Is.” Let’s begin:   [...]

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Dating Red Flag 101: Guys Like This Don’t Exist

March 14th, 2014

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Tweet The other day I wrote a list of a few important dating realities. One of them was that if someone seems amazing and fantastic and they’re single, there is probably a reason. Of course, some people internalized that one and took offense. Because, see, they think they’re fantastic and amazing and they’re single and [...]

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Just Because They’re Good Looking Doesn’t Mean They’re Not a Douche

December 4th, 2013

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Tweet Gather round! It’s another installment of Article Roundup. This one come from The Frisky. “The first thing I noticed was your smile,” he wrote. “A beautiful one like yours stands out from the crowd. Now what kinds of horror stories have you heard by opening yourself up to that question?” He was responding to [...]

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This Is Why Most Dating Advice Sucks Donkey Balls

November 14th, 2013

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Tweet Oh good. Another article that makes my head explode. There is no right or wrong time to have sex with a new partner.  You have to have sex when you’re ready.  The 3 date rule hook up really does not apply here and isn’t your friend.  Unless you’re only looking for a casual sex [...]

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It’s Time To Stop Making Male Approval So Important

November 12th, 2013

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Tweet This article over at The Frisky made my head explode. Dear Single Friends, We haven’t seen a lot of you lately. And when we have, there have been strained exchanges and tense subtext. We can see you stifling an eye roll when we bring up our S.O.’s name. So we stopped bringing up his [...]

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Article Roundup: Rejection Feedback & And Do Men Find You Scary Or Annoying?

August 9th, 2013

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Tweet There were two articles over at xoJane this week that I felt would make for some good discussion here. We’ll start with this one. This Will Be Fun — I Straight Up Asked Dudes I’ve Dated Why They Rejected Me I decided to take a much less aggressive approach, by sending self-deprecating emails about [...]

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Should Women Hold Out for Their Fantasy Man?

June 20th, 2013

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Tweet So, this article was written over at HowAboutWe in response to this post I wrote last week. Moxie doesn’t mince words (love her for that). She writes, “I think the first thing you need to do is grow up. Listening to women brag about all the ‘amazing’ sex they have makes me cringe. Hate [...]

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How Come a Man Can Have Casual Sex And Be a “Good Guy” But a Woman Can’t?

June 2nd, 2013

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Tweet Alex over at The Urban Dater wrote an interesting post asserting that free dating sites are mostly for people who want casual sex or a one night stand. Even on OkCupid, the standard-bearer of all free online dating sites, women can’t get away from the fact that there are dudes that want one night [...]

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Article Round Up: What’s Wrong With Men Wanting To Date Slender Women?

May 16th, 2013

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Tweet I’ll just leave the link here and let you guys discuss it. http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/i-went-to-skinny-mini-speed-dating/ I am at a sports bar waiting for “Skinny Mini Speed Dating” to start. I am here “undercover” as a journalist and should be mingling with the men who are here to meet “women under size 8 only,” but instead I [...]

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Article Round Up: Have Guys Become Worse At Asking Women Out?

May 8th, 2013

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Tweet Here’s an article from HowAboutWe that I thought would make for interesting conversation.   Me: In your book, you state very clearly that if you want to know if someone is interested in you, you HAVE to ask them out. And this goes for men and women. I agree with this ten thousand percent [...]

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