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Stop Accepting Bad Behavior From Men

June 11th, 2017

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Name: liz silvia : Question: After a long break from online dating, I decided to test the waters again. I matched with someone on Tinder who stated at the outset that he was interested in casual but ongoing dating. Repeated hookups, in other words. Which I’m ok with. We texted for a few days, and […]

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Are You “Just The Tip” Dating?

June 1st, 2017

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Name: Annabelle : Question: I’m late to the online dating game. I’m 50, cute but not gorgeous, and been doing online dating with moderate success for only about two years. So, I don’t know what’s normal and not normal. Lately, something weird has been happening. Men who contact me first will ask me out, or […]

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Is Dating Broken?

May 22nd, 2017

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I decided last night that we’d no longer organize speeddating events. Ever since Meetup updated their policy and disavowed speeddating events, filling them has been a struggle, never more so than over the last few months.  As I said last week to another woman who organizes speeddating events who has also complained of a slow-down, […]

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Is She Doomed To End Up Alone?

May 16th, 2017

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Name: Sarah D. : Question: Hi there, I’m female, big city urban area, never married, well-connected, overweight but losing it, active, interesting, dog owner, family person, and getting better all the time. I was in a three-year relationship until four months ago (ended in a stressed fizzle of disappointment followed by complete silent treatment from […]

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Is Online Dating/Tinder/Bumble Still A Thing?

May 10th, 2017

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I’m curious to hear if people are still using Tinder, Bumble, OKCupid, etc. From the conversations I’ve had with people over the last couple of months, it seems like there’s a universal ennui of sorts floating around when it comes to online dating. What’s your story? Are yous still giving online dating a try?

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Is He Assertive or Just Angry?

March 28th, 2017

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Last year, I matched with a guy on Bumble. He had a full time job in one field, but was also a fitness trainer. Me being me, I asked him right off the bat (after he suggested we meet) if he was using Bumble to find clients. Bad move. He said he wasn’t, wished me […]

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The BS Reason OKCupid Removed The “Who’s New” Feature

March 5th, 2017

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  In “You’re Full of Shit” News: OkCupid decided to remove the “Who’s New” option from their search filter. Our main goal at OkCupid is to provide a positive, safe place for members to form substantive connections. While the Who’s New feature was a useful tool for a small part of OkCupid, on the whole […]

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Why Do Men Say They Want a Relationship If They Don’t?

February 23rd, 2017

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Name: Gracie Question: Dear Moxie, I was wondering what you think about men who include the line “I’m looking for a serious relationship” in their profile. I met a guy on match.com last February and that is what he put in his profile. We’ve been dating for a year now, and the relationship doesn’t feel […]

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Are Tinder, OKCupid, and Bumble a Waste of Time?

February 20th, 2017

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  Name: OKWTF Question: Is OKCupid finished as a dating site?  I reactivated after a two year hiatus and I’ve noticed the site has taken a dramatic downhill turn.  I was using Tinder and Bumble but I didn’t feel those apps gave me enough space to flesh out my personality (and learn more about a […]

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Should She Pretend To Love Working Out To Get A Guy?

February 13th, 2017

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  Name: Couch Surfer Question: I’m in a town that is well known for its amazing outdoor options (hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, running, climbing, mountain biking,  ski ing, snowboarding, and more…) and almost *all* the online dating profiles for men here seem to have a singular focus on ‘active lifestyle’, to the exclusion of anything […]

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