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Stop Making Sex So Important

September 27th, 2016

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  Name: Jennifer : Question: I’m not used to dating, I’ve struggled a lot with believing in myself my life and I don’t really date, never had a boyfriend. I had a date at the weekend and it went well.  Met him online and he seems nice. He asked me out on a second drink […]

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How Do You Date With Anxiety?

September 21st, 2016

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  Name: EmEm : Question: What do men think of nervous women? I have a lot of social anxiety, and a past with trauma and attachment issues. Despite that I’m self-aware and actually pretty easy-going, low maintenance, and fun and interesting to be around. I want to date but find it hard to commence because […]

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Do You Call Out Their Old Profile Photos?

September 15th, 2016

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Name: Colleen Is it bad form to tell someone you can tell their profile photos are old? Last week I received an email from a  man on OK Cupid. He only had one photo on his profile and I could tell it was at least 5 years old. I replied and said I liked his […]

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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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The Trick to Successful Dating: Stop Caring So Much

August 22nd, 2016

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Name: Kelly Age: 43 State: AL Question: Hi, Moxie: I have a ? about online “fakers”, e.g. married men lying about their status. I have had a lot of dating experience, both from online and “real world.” Also been married before. My fear is that some of my bad past experiences are coloring my judgement. […]

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If He Says He Just Wants An FWB, Believe Him

August 10th, 2016

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  Name: donna : Question: i met a guy online we txted for 7 months before we met, (oct to may), he told me we were FWB, but his actions were antithetical to this, the first night we met at my house OK, it was sex and it was great cause when I finally met […]

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Are Second Dates A Thing Of The Past?

August 8th, 2016

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  Name: Anonymous : Question: Please, be tactful with your response. I went on a first date  (probably last) with someone I met online. I thought it was fabulous. Conversation was intellectually stimulating, and the guy really seemed interested in me, and even smitten. He asked me if I was seeing someone and what I […]

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Why Can’t He Get Any Tinder Matches?

August 4th, 2016

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  Name: Mike : Question: I seem to have a bit of a mystery when it comes to online dating. I am concerned that my problems are almost entirely based on looks. Now, I know I’m no oil painting (probably a 5 if I’m being fair to myself) but 90% of women I message will […]

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Why Some People Suck Less At Online Dating

July 22nd, 2016

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  A recent study published in the journal Social Network Analysis and Mining found men and women approach online dating differently, with men being more aggressive and less aware of their true attractiveness, and women being more self-conscious. “We found that males like to send a lot of messages to attractive female users, but they […]

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Does He Want to Get Back Together Or is He Just Horny?

July 18th, 2016

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Name: Anon Question: Hi Moxie, Looking for some “Tough love/Hard Truth” here as I feel I should be able to see this myself by now.  Unfortunately, I am being reminded that when one is emotionally close to a situation, it’s harder to see the truth/harder to admit what it is.  Thanks to you and the […]

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