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Stop Letting Strange Men Talk Dirty To You

January 23rd, 2017

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If there’s one thing I’ve noticed in my 10+ years as a business owner, it’s that I get a hell of a lot less push back when I use the masculine (or assumed masculine) spellings of my name. (Chris, Christan.)  Through out my life I have been addressed as Christian. Even when I fill out […]

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Forever Young

December 30th, 2016

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Welp, it’s that time again. In less than twenty-four hours I will turn forty-eight. Yikes. Forty-eight. Yeah, yeah. Age is just a number and all that, but still. For the first time in many years, I skipped a period this month. No, I’m not pregnant.  I’m like 99% sure it’s perimenopause.  I mean, yeah, all […]

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Can You Be Single And Still Live a Full Life?

September 25th, 2016

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Note: I previously wrote this for another website right after my father died. I’ve never published it here. I have a playlist on my phone labeled “Story of My Life.” Included on this list are songs that I’ve always found to encapsulate various tipping points in my life. One of these songs is “Being Alive” […]

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Dear Dudes: Nobody Asked For Your Opinion On Our Bodies

August 9th, 2016

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Here’s an article making the rounds on Facebook http://www.littlethings.com/michelle-tinder-date-text/   From the article: Michelle went home excited about her date. She could tell it was successful and that the two had pretty good chemistry. But the next day, Michelle was stunned when her date from the previous night sent her a text message. She wasn’t […]

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Bumble & The Problem With “So What Do You Do?”

June 7th, 2016

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So, here’s a follow up article on that Bumble post from a few days ago.   Click the link up top to see the full exchange. Bumble did not misrepresent Connor when they called out his misogyny. But this message exchange proves that Bumble, well, wasn’t being  totally honest when they wrote that blog post […]

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What’s Wrong With Chasing A Guy?

May 11th, 2016

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  Name: Maria : Question: I was reading an article from a so called dating expert titled, ‘Are you chasing him and don’t even know it?’ She wrote in her article that if the woman initiates any kind of contact with a guy, as in asking him how he feels, inviting him to come over, […]

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Do You Have A Say In What Your Partner Does To Their Body?

March 9th, 2016

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  Name: WO7 State: New York Age: Comment: Here’s the background information. I met my current girlfriend over 6 months ago. I hate tattoos. I really loathe them. A woman’s natural skin is a beautiful thing. Tattoos are ugly and do nothing but mar its beauty. I understand that everyone feels differently about the issue. […]

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Why is Loyalty So Important To Women?

February 14th, 2016

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  Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Excalibur212 : Comment: Hi, this may sound like a silly questions, but could someone please explain why so many women in their online dating profiles write that they are either “loyal” or “fiercely loyal”? While I understand the literal definition of the word, the frequency with which […]

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Whateva, OKCupid – I’ll Do What I Want

December 10th, 2015

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    zodak Says: December 4th, 2015 at 4:28 pm e right, ignore the statistics about how men aren’t marrying anymore & pretend that it is girls who are choosing to stay single. even though she & you are still dating. nobody wants the type of girl you describe, and that’s why you’re single. i […]

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Dater X: Sips Tea & Yawns

December 8th, 2015

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New Dater X. I find myself completely unable to suspend disbelief at this point. She’s gone from no female friends to a ton of female friends, to being completely unable to pull a Tinder date to pulling, of all people, a bartender. I figured he was eager to get the hell out of there after […]

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