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Why Won’t He Offer To Help Pay Her Bills?

September 24th, 2017

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Name: Nicole : Question: I have been dating a man for almost 2.5 years.  We’ve had two breaks in our relationship that lasted less than 3 weeks.  The question I have is: this man knows I am in a financial strain right now.  I get paid based on commission and when he first met me […]

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Dating When You Feel Less Than

August 7th, 2017

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I hate being unmatched on Tinder. Hate it.  You get the little push notification of a mutual match, you swipe on it to get to your inbox annnnddd….they’re gone.  The only worse feeling is getting the match notification, giving it a few minutes to allow them the time to swipe through your photos and unmatch […]

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When Do You Stop Looking For Love?

July 30th, 2017

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More juicy goodness from The NY Post. I left New York City so I could feel hotter Now,  I don’t disagree with the premise of this article. People in New York City can be shallow as fuck. I’ve often complained about never feeling good enough for the men on Bumble and OKCupid. But I’ve also said, […]

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No, Women Don’t Have To Soften Their Personalities To Find a Man

July 20th, 2017

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Name: ACComment: Thank you for reposting and enhancing your column on why women should be discerning about who they listen to when seeking dating advice.  I was struck by your comment on what it means when a man tells you that other men find you intimidating. It’s something I heard back in college and it’s […]

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Are Separated Men Just Looking For Sex?

June 28th, 2017

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Name: Liv Question: I’m in my 40s and have done some online dating with limited success. I tend to stop communicating when I see red flags. I wonder if this is one: I’ve corresponded about 3x with a guy, late 40s separated. We’ve had a bit of a lengthy conversation about interests, passions and background. […]

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Because F*ck Him, That’s Why

May 2nd, 2017

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Do I strike you as someone who weeps at insignificant things? Exactly. That’s how wrecked and self-conscious and inadequate I felt. Intensifying those feelings are my tours of Instagram looking for motivational work-out clips. I look at the bodies on those women then stand in front of my mirror naked and sigh. Yes, I see […]

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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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Signs He’s An Abusive Asshole

April 10th, 2017

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  Name: Confused Question: So…I have been on a few dates with a man…he is 37, and I am 33. On our first date we met up for breakfast, but ended up hanging out together for the next 24 hours! He wanted to know everything about me in this time…my past relationships, family, what I […]

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Is He Assertive or Just Angry?

March 28th, 2017

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Last year, I matched with a guy on Bumble. He had a full time job in one field, but was also a fitness trainer. Me being me, I asked him right off the bat (after he suggested we meet) if he was using Bumble to find clients. Bad move. He said he wasn’t, wished me […]

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Why Can’t She Get Laid?

March 20th, 2017

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Playful Kitten Comment: I’m in my mid thirties and have been single now for a year. I’ve had a couple of hook ups and one proper date (which I instigated). My problem is I never seem to get hit on when I go out. The last time it […]

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