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How Do You Compensate For Your Shortcomings In Your Dating Profile? #atwys

August 14th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Geoff : Comment: What advice would you give to 50 year olds in the online dating game? I sure hope I don’t have to do the alpha male David Deangelo  cocky-and-funny thing to get women interested in me. And, I also hope that the gals in my target […]

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Why Honesty & Online Dating Don’t Always Mix #atwys

August 13th, 2014

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Here’s an email I recently received in response to my OKCupid profile. Hey there, I hope you don’t mind me making a little suggestion? Please be honest about your age in your listing? Don’t lie about it and then fess up later. A lot of women seem to do that here and it’s a real […]

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Should You Ever Tell Someone The Real Reason You Won’t Date Them? #atwys

August 10th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): JW : Comment: What’s the etiquette when you meet someone for the first time via an online dating website, and you can clearly see he or she is much heavier than the pictures he or she posted online?  I’m not talking a few vanity pounds, I mean about […]

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Why You Should Remove Texting From Your Dating Equations #atwys

July 28th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Sunshine : Comment: Hello. Your advice is some of the best I have read online about dating. So I have been dating through the online avenue. I go on great dates, know not to go to fast after guilt and being blown off. But one common thread that […]

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If You Use Sex As a Lure, Don’t Be Surprised If That’s All They Want #atwys

July 26th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): blissix : Comment: I had a profile that had sort of a sexual tone to it, and I connected online with someone that I thought initially was a “player”: attractive, “high value” by Manhattan standards (37, lawyer, tall, athletic and aware of the fact (as he had mentioned […]

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Is This The New Way We Court Potential Mates? #atwys

July 9th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Charlie Girl : Comment: I’ve been online dating for about a year now, with some moderate success. Still looking, though. I’m open to casual or “let’s see what happens” dating, but FWB or hookups isn’t my goal or my first choice. I’ve noticed that on my dating site […]

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Is “Too Busy” Really A Thing? #atwys

July 1st, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Daisy : Comment: Hi Moxie! I moved back home to be closer to family and ended a looooong relationship that just wasn’t going anywhere.  After about six months of being single, I started online dating and have met some awesome people. There is one guy in particular who […]

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Dating Skills 101: Stop. Talking.

June 29th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Scarlett Comment: I met this guy online, we chatted, both not looking for a relationship, but not against one either. We decided to try being exclusive “special” friends. We met, texted for a while and then finally hooked up. We then got into a disagreement because he said […]

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How To Avoid Dating Burnout #atwys

June 27th, 2014

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lias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Felicia Comment: Hi moxie Texting. Sigh. I was all set up to go on a date next week with a guy I met on ok Cupid. He set me some messages and I replied fairly quickly and we were exchanging messages like they were texts. Nothing crazy just […]

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Is It Ever OK To Lie In Your Dating Profile? #atwys

June 25th, 2014

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The topic of transparency and online dating came up over at The Frisky yesterday, and it stirred an interesting debate. As I’ve said before, deception is an integral part of online dating whether we like it or not. It can be as innocent as fudging your age to as nefarious as scamming someone out of […]

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