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Do Traditional Dating/Gender Roles Still Exist? #atwys

June 19th, 2014

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Tweet I read a blog post the other day that I’ve been meaning to write about but life has just gotten in the way. Anywhoo, this is the blog post and here’s an excerpt. I read an article today on a fellow bloggers Facebook page that was titled 8 Things Women Just Don’t Do Anymore [...]

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Saying No Is Not The Beginning Of A Negotiation #Yesallwomen

May 26th, 2014

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Tweet Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): PK Comment: Hi, I really like this girl (19yrs). She is a bartender in a local pub. I tried asking her out, but she rejected me because she has a boyfriend. Well, I am not kind of a guy, who gives up quickly. I don’t generally meet [...]

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You Don’t Get To Tell Me If I’m Sexy Or Not

May 9th, 2014

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Tweet As predicted, yesterday’s post got a ton of interesting comments. One of the points raised was the idea of misrepresentaion, especially as it has to do with online dating. Lexy Says: May 8th, 2014 at 4:55 pm e What kills me is how many guys who claim to be fitness & health nuts are [...]

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Over 35 & Single? That’s Okay

April 29th, 2014

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Tweet Note: I wrote this for another site about a year ago. When I was about 9 or 10, I decided that I would be married by age 27. I don’t know where I got that number. It sounded like a good age at the time. At 10 years old, I thought I was supposed [...]

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Are You Going To Settle Eventually?

April 9th, 2014

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Tweet Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Dating Man : Comment: Question for the ladies.  I have one friend who is a female who I had been friends with for up to 8 years.  During the time we knew each other we were platonic friends.  Years passed and when I was dating another women [...]

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Over 40 & Never Married: Is There Still a Stigma?

December 15th, 2013

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Tweet Name: Liz Comment: Dear Moxie, I’m 49, pretty,reasonably accomplished, and have a wide circle of friends. As for why I’m still single despite wishing I weren’t, the reasons are legion, and might include poor dating choices in my 20s, a demeanor that reads as unapproachable, too many years spent doing work that made me [...]

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How To Find a Man Who Can Handle Your Strong Personality

August 6th, 2013

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Tweet 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 [...]

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Do Women Spend As Much on First Dates As Men?

June 9th, 2013

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Tweet So according to you, the only women worth paying for are gorgeous model types? What if they’re a horrible date? Wow, well I think that says a lot about your attitude toward women. For myself, it’s not about “just wanting a free meal”. It’s about seeing how generous he is with his resources. I’m [...]

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Are You The Catch That You Think You Are?

April 30th, 2013

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Tweet Name: Sarah Comment: i’m 30, attractive, independent, confident, and have a successful job. I am the total package, but I can’t seem to attract the right guy for me. It seems that the guys I’m interested in aren’t interested in me and the ones I’m not interested in, like me. I’m actually trying to [...]

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READER RANT: When a Woman Says She’s “Traditional” What Does That Really Mean?

April 16th, 2013

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Tweet Name: Phil Age: 29 City: New York State: NY Comment: I’m one of the many on this site (as it seems) who has been enjoying (or not at times) what it’s like to be somewhat young, single and in NYC.   Overall, I’d have to say I’ve enjoyed my dating life in this city.  Sure, [...]

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