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A Matchmaker And a Misogynist Walk Into a Bar…

April 16th, 2017

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Their matchmaking business sounds like it exclusively caters to the male gaze, matching up rich men with beautiful women not for a relationship but for status. That’s what they’re selling, I think.  Not love. Not companionship. Certainly not marriage. (There’s a reason why there’s no Testimonials page on their website, folks.)  What the Spindels excel […]

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Would You Date Someone Supported By Their Parents?

February 2nd, 2017

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Moxie, I’ve been seeing a woman now for almost 8 months. Just before the holidays she told me that the apartment where she lives is actually owned by her parents and that they pay the mortgage. She covers the monthly fees and the rest of her expenses. Up until this point I was under the […]

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If He Doesn’t Offer To Pay He’s a Loser

January 15th, 2017

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Name: Reality check : Question: I work with television and I went on a date last night with a guy who is a struggling actor. We worked together on a shoot followed by conversations over texts. He asked me out and I met him for a date. We had a nice chilled out time over […]

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Should He Give Up Dating For Good?

December 21st, 2016

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  Name: Paul : Question: I am 34 years old, no children, and recently divorced. My question concerns women’s expectations of their husband’s work hours. I have worked in manufacturing for over 10 years, and have worked my way up the ladder to a very decent paying job, especially considering where I live. Yes, I […]

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Why Did He Let Her Help Pay The Bill?

November 14th, 2016

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Name: Anonymous : Question: So I went on a third date with this guy I like but I have a hard time reading. I cannot say I am totally into him, but I would be interested in one or two more dates to make sure. He suggested a place that was a bit pricey. He […]

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Is He Cheap Or Just Broke?

September 11th, 2016

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Name: Victoria : Question: Hi there,I have an interesting predicament. I’ve been dating a guy for a few months now, and we have probably been out on a total of 5 or 6 dates or so. We have many things in common, we talk for hours and really enjoy each other’s company. However, I have […]

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How Important Is Your Date’s Credit Score?

August 26th, 2016

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Here’s an interesting article I received from a  reader: http://nypost.com/2016/08/25/i-only-date-guys-with-high-credit-scores/   When it comes to love, Martina Paillant won’t settle for someone who has a credit score below 700. “I need a man who has his life together and can pay his bills,” the 22-year-old Canarsie, Brooklyn, resident tells The Post. Paillant, who attends graduate […]

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Will He Care That She’s Unemployed?

June 26th, 2016

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  Name: Julie : Question: Hi Moxie, I never thought I would be in this position but I met a guy who fits the bill of who I want in a life partner. Despite taking things slow over a couple of months to really get to know and understand each other, I can see that […]

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Six Figure Dating?

June 9th, 2016

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Recently we started hosting Ivy League/Advanced Degree Speeddating events. Weirdly (and “weirdly” I mean “of course”) these events sell out with very little promotion from me. As I noted a few weeks ago, speed dating is no longer all that popular, since Tinder and Bumble and all the other apps essentially mimic the format of […]

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Why Doesn’t He Want To Live Together?

April 10th, 2016

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Name: Anne | | Location: Chicago , IL |Question: My boyfriend of a little over 2 years says he loves me, but is saying and doing some things that make me doubt his commitment to me.  I had a talk with him about 3 months ago and told him that I really think we have […]

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