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What Do So Many Men Like To Talk About Sex On a 1st Date?

April 23rd, 2012

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I have gone on 5 dates this year that were disasters. Immediately (within the first 15 minutes )they asked or hinted that they’d like to sleep with me before even making decent conversation. – Ariel I have tried before and seem to attract very sweet, attractive men who don’t know how to take care of […]

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Do You Come Off Like a Dating Slut?

April 19th, 2012

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I’ve been reading this blog for the past hour or so and came across an interesting snippet. I simply had tea with a man who asked the same cliché career-related questions as nearly all the men before him. But things did get a bit more interesting when I told him why I never studied writing […]

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Avoid The Online Dating Attention Seeker

April 16th, 2012

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A couple months back, I received an email from a man online in response to my profile. He opened his message by saying that my profile had “no wiggle room” and that I’d be a “tough haggler.” He then asked me if I was “so set in my ways.” He ended his note by referring […]

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The Serenity Prayer for Online Daters

April 9th, 2012

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Name: Rosie Age: 36 Website: Question: Hi Moxie In the past week, I’ve had a few dates where the person has revealed a huge dealbreaker, such as dishonesty, drug use, or a major health or lifestlye issue they are not willing to address. Date 1: Advertised himself as 45 years old, with pictures of a […]

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Why Men Call Us Crazy & The Sh*t Tests They Hate

April 7th, 2012

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Here’s a situation that brings me back. I was reading this article this morning, about a date that went really well and then imploded within 24 hours. Both parties where at fault, but of course the woman in question doesn’t see that.Her rant conveniently leaves out telling details that probably led to the demise of […]

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Please Have a Job…And Other Things That Don’t Belong In Your Profile

April 4th, 2012

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Here’s a list of statements, disclaimers and requests that will likely make someone click the back browser when viewing your profile. 1. I Have a Job, Please Have One Too – Hmm. Somebody has been burnt by a few gold diggers. Either that or they are terribly impressed with their 150K a year job. What […]

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Why Did They Lose Interest So Quickly?

April 4th, 2012

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Mox: I have to respond to your last post b/c you stated that you “haven’t been groped” while on a date. I’m sure you were referring to me. Also, I wanted to illustrate the problems that online dating presents. True, I tend to mouth off about that and kissing women.  However, I think you and […]

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Has Dating Become Harder?

April 2nd, 2012

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On his way home from a date the other night, my friend M. was telling me that that was the first time in his history of online dating that he literally want to down his drink, pay the bill and skeedaddle. “I can honestly say that I have never had a ‘bad’ date from online” […]

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How To Win at OK Cupid Dating

March 31st, 2012

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So you’re using OKC to troll look for dates. Or “dates.” Here’s what you need to do to beat the fatigue and get ffline. Update Your Profile Regularly – The problem with OK Cupid (or any other dating site) is that, in order to stay at the top of the searches, you need to update […]

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Some OK Cupid Questions You Shouldn’t Answer

March 30th, 2012

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Here’s a list of some OKC questions that you’d better off skipping. YMMV, of course.   How long do your romantic relationships usually last? Anything other than 12+ months is a bad answer. 0-6 months makes you a liability. Say you’ve started seeing someone you really like. As far as you’re concerned, how long will […]

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