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Is It a Red Flag If He’s Too Available?

September 19th, 2017

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Name: Ss16 : Question: Hi Moxie, I got back into the online dating game after ending a very painful relationship over 5 months ago. I averaged around 1 or 2 dates a month. Just like everyone else, the experience has been exhausting. Most guys I met have not been bad, although chemistry was rare. Recently […]

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First Dates Are No Place For Your Sexist Bullshit

September 9th, 2017

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Raise your hand if you think that men should still pay for dates.  (Don’t worry, I’m going to tell you why). pic.twitter.com/ytoWfwTwXf — James Michael Sama (@JamesMSama) September 8, 2017 I’ve said time and again that I think dating coaches are a joke and a half and that nobody should pay them, and this is […]

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How To Make a First Date Super Awkward

August 2nd, 2017

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Name: Skyler : Question: Dear Moxie, I have a money question that may have already been addressed on this site, I am not sure. So last month I met a new guy and he asked me out for drinks. For our first date we went out to a high end bar, and when the bill […]

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Is He Being Flirty or Just Friendly?

May 31st, 2017

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  I arrive at the Lower East Side bar about an hour into the soiree. By then, everyone there had consumed at least one cocktail and had loosened up. I decided to use the knowledge I’d gleaned from a Whiskey tasting a few weeks before and ordered a finger’s worth of Johnnie Walker on the […]

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Why Oversharing on a First Date Is a No-No

May 21st, 2017

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  Name: Jaclyn : Question: Dear Moxie, I have recently reentered the dating scene and have so far experienced several first dates that have led to nowhere. My question is, how soon is too soon to reveal personal information about one’s past? When I am on a first date, the guy will inevitably ask if […]

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Where’s The Line Between Flirting and Harassment?

April 3rd, 2017

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First, I was embarrassed. Was Babyface being sarcastic when he told me I looked nice? Did I actually look ridiculous? Was I trying too hard? Should I wear looser clothes? Is it because I wear make-up that he thinks I’m looking for that kind of attention? All my worries boiled down to one premise: that […]

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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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No Guy Is This Cheap

May 26th, 2016

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  http://nypost.com/2016/05/25/cheap-bros-have-found-a-new-way-to-get-out-of-paying-for-dates/ So much for chivalry. Venmo, a peer-to-peer payment app founded by PayPal and popular with millennials, isn’t just letting 20-somethings split cab fares and utility bills — it’s turning guys into really stingy dates. Shaquan Bailey, a 22-year-old caretaker, was thrilled when a guy she met online invited her out for their third […]

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This Just In: It’s Okay To Not Be Desperate For a Man

April 13th, 2016

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  Name: Lily : Question: Hi there– Long time reader, recently back on the dating scene and just dipping my toe into things again. I met a promising guy online and contacted him, and he was johnny on the spot emailing me back-. We traded emails and then switched to IM for a couple days […]

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How To Ensure You’ll Never Get a Second Date

March 27th, 2016

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  Last week, I had a blind date whereby she slowly but surely insisted that I meet her at the place she wanted (which was totally fine with me) but with her friends present (her introducing me when I arrived). I felt so uncomfortable like while they were asking me questions right away like they […]

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