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Why Is It So Hard To Hook Up On OKCupid?

September 9th, 2013

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Name: Andrew Comment: I recently read your column comparing match.com and okcupid. I’ve used both sites. My experience was that I received far more view and shows of interest on match (winks & emails) from women on match than I ever did on okcupid. The response % to emails I sent was slightly higher on […]

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10 Great Things About Dating Someone Over 35

August 27th, 2013

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Because I do dating profile critiques and edits, I have multiple profiles on a few different sites. Since most of my experience revolved around OK Cupid, I decided it would be smart to get a feel for what Match.com has to offer. A few months ago I created a profile on Match to get some […]

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Beware The Man Who Just Wants To Wank To Your Boobies

August 25th, 2013

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It all starts very innocently. A really attractive guy drops a message in your inbox. After weeks of hearing from every slovenly looking dude within a 25 mile radius, you’re at first thrilled that this guy decides to hit you up. Oh. Wait. He lives in another state. Or another country. His profile says he […]

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Yes, You Can Lie About Your Age/Height In Your OKCupid Profile

August 8th, 2013

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Name: Jules Comment: Hi there, I recently turned 38 and am thinking about getting back on Match. I’m considering listing my age as 35 on my profile to give myself more of chance to be noticed when guys do a search. But I would disclose my real age in the About Me section and explain […]

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How To Find a Man Who Can Handle Your Strong Personality

August 6th, 2013

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Name: AC Comment: Thank you for reposting and enhancing your column on why women should be discerning about who they listen to when seeking dating advice.  I was struck by your comment on what it means when a man tells you that other men find you intimidating. It’s something I heard back in college and […]

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When Do You Tell New Mates About Your Baggage?

August 5th, 2013

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Name: Allison Comment: My dad took his own life at the beginning of this year.  I hadn’t been using my online dating account very much, and de-activated it for several months, since I obviously had other things on my mind.  However, recently, I have logged back in and started communicating with guys again.  Since my […]

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How Do You Avoid The OKCupid Flakes and Faders?

July 29th, 2013

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Name: Mj Comment: Dear moxie How do you avoid the guys that fade? Do you think it’s possible that some dating sites have flakier guys or is it my fault? I am as honest as possible on my ok Cupid profile and have lots of clear and recent (from this month or last month) photos, […]

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The Various Types of Online Dating Time Wasters

July 28th, 2013

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Name: Elle Comment: Hi Moxie! First, I’d just like to say how much I enjoy your writing. I may not agree with every single point, but your rational, honest approach to dating is refreshing and inspiring. So, a bit about me. The last time I had an OKCupid profile I was in college. The profile […]

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Just How Scary *Is* Online Dating?

July 23rd, 2013

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Name: Jaime Comment: Hey Moxie. As you know, I’ve read your blog for awhile now, but recently encountered something that I don’t think you’ve ever addressed. I’m on OkCupid as well as Plenty Of Fish, to expand my dating options. I don’t hide that fact at all (none of that “I can’t believe I’m on […]

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When Does She Tell Dates About Her Kids?

July 18th, 2013

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Dear Moxie, I have been on OKC for almost a year now and I have had several dates, some good, some bad, and one short term relationship. It’s been fun, mostly, and certainly a learning experience. I have been revamping my profile (clearing out questions, changing my username) and now I’m faced again with a […]

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