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Should You Ever Tell Someone The Real Reason You Won’t Date Them? #atwys

August 10th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): JW : Comment: What’s the etiquette when you meet someone for the first time via an online dating website, and you can clearly see he or she is much heavier than the pictures he or she posted online?  I’m not talking a few vanity pounds, I mean about […]

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Women Over 35: Stop Trying To Prove You’re An Exception To The Rule #atwys

August 6th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Doodle : Comment: So I just discovered your website a week ago and honestly I think you are a goddess. Anyone that knows me knows I don’t blow smoke, but whatever I am 41. I’ve noticed that you’ve said a lot that women my age won’t get men […]

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

July 21st, 2014

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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 out […]

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Dating Skills 101: Sometimes People Say Things They Don’t Mean #atwys

July 16th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Dijon99 : Comment: Two years ago a new coworker joined.  I’m single, him married 20+ years. We are expats and his wife lives in our home country. We became really good friends very quickly. We would hang out in a group or just on our own. After a […]

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Sometimes He Just Wants To Get Laid #atwys

July 13th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Annie Comment: This guy and I have been friends for over a year now. We have flirted back and forth occasionally and drunkenly kissed a couple of times, but always with the understanding that it meant nothing. We both were in graduate school and didn’t know where we […]

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

July 10th, 2014

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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 very […]

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

June 25th, 2014

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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 of […]

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If He Doesn’t Want A Relationship, Why Does He Act Like He Does? #atwys

June 12th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Ashlea Comment: Hi, So I also tried the online dating thing. With one guy, I knew he wasn’t sure if he was ready for a relationship as he had not long been out of a seven year relationship. We had a fair few dates in only a couple […]

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If They Wanted To Date You, They’d Be Dating You #atwys

June 8th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): samantha : Comment: Stuck in an awkward mixed signal battle and I honestly just don’t know what to do! I was dating (occasional sex) with a guy after a bad break up. He made it pretty clear that we couldn’t be anything more than sex buddies as he […]

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Are You Being Targeted By a Deceptive Dater? #atwys

May 28th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Natty : Comment: I have been dating a guy for 3 months now, but we live in different cities, so its hard to see each other all the time. I recently checked out his Twitter page and it appears he has a girlfriend. I ask him if he […]

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