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No, Dating Is NOT Like An Interview

March 14th, 2016

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Name: Naima : Question: Hi! I’ve checked out your blog and see that you recommend not to include what you’re looking for on a dating profile. But I’m curious, what do you think is the best response when a date outright asks what you’re looking for? I get this question often and I find it […]

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Are People Sick Of Traditional Online Dating?

March 13th, 2016

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  This is why I can’t be bothered with online dating anymore.  First, this jizz bag sends me an email and doesn’t even have any photos on his profile that show his face. Then he follows up his first irritating email with another one as though he was entitled to a response despite making zero […]

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How Not To Deal With Harassment On OKCupid

February 16th, 2016

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  Here’s something interesting from The Frisky. I’ve been doing the online dating thing for a few years now, and after having suffered through one inappropriate message that did nothing other than objectify me too many, I started explaining to men why “Holy fuck, you’re sexy” or “You’re hot” were not appropriate ways to approach […]

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Was He Just Looking To Sext?

January 5th, 2016

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  Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Patsy Comment: Online dating was something I never thought could work for me but I thought I have to give it a go. I met a guy online and we have been talking online for a few weeks. Very cute guy and we seemed to connect on […]

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Poly, FWB, Casual Sex – How Do You Find It Online?

December 20th, 2015

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  Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Lady : Comment: I’m married, polyamorous, and looking to meet new partners. I mostly use online dating apps. In my profile I state that I am married, ethically non-monongamous looking for a FWB, I want us to genuinely like each other, be open and honest, and respect […]

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Why Do They View My Profile But Not Message Me?

December 13th, 2015

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  Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Meghan : Comment: I’m new to the whole online dating/match system, and was wondering if someone could explain to me how to take it if a guy views your profile but never emails?  Should I take it to mean they aren’t interested and I shouldn’t bother messaging […]

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Sometimes a Red Flag Isn’t a Red Flag

December 9th, 2015

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): CC : Comment: I’ve been online dating for the past couple of months, and been on a few dates (some better than others).  However, I notice that some of the guys I talk to on these sites like to ask if “I’ve had any luck or been successful” […]

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Should You Mention Sex Or Income In Your Dating Profile?

July 6th, 2015

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): KfromBoston Comment: I have been online dating for two years now. It’s been hard to find a guy that fits my profile. I am very active and energetic. I want someone who can keep up with me. I also have a very good career that pays well. I […]

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Awkward Online Dating Scenarios To Avoid

April 28th, 2015

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I can remember reading a man’s profile once and came across something that gave me pause. He answered the question “Are you an honorable person” by saying that he wasn’t an honorable person int he past but was “working on it.” Intrigued by his “refreshing honesty” and curious to see just how much he’d admit, […]

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Sick of Getting OKCupid Messages From People You’d Never Date? Here’s Your Answer

April 20th, 2015

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Last week, OKCupid launched a new feature called Incognito.  The option allows users to “hide” their profile completely from searches. The only people able to view your profile are those you message or view yourself. If you check out someone’s profile and don’t like what you see, you can revoke their access to your profile. […]

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