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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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Where’s The Line Between Flirting and Harassment?

April 3rd, 2017

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First, I was embarrassed. Was Babyface being sarcastic when he told me I looked nice? Did I actually look ridiculous? Was I trying too hard? Should I wear looser clothes? Is it because I wear make-up that he thinks I’m looking for that kind of attention? All my worries boiled down to one premise: that […]

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Never Give a Man More Credit Then He’s Earned

January 2nd, 2017

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Name: Anabelle : Question: I recently met this amazing guy at a party. After talking to him all night until 5am and having a blast, we went back to his place and of course, hooked up. It was amazing! We stayed up all night talking too.. about our favorite books, favorite breweries and all our […]

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Is She Coming Off Too Desperate?

November 3rd, 2016

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Name: Jennifer : Question: I have been single for about 7 years; the guy was a drug addict, fresh out of prison, who cheated on other girls with me (while dating a bunch of them at the same time), lied (he was really 33, but said he was 26 – a 15 year age difference […]

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Can You Be Single And Still Live a Full Life?

September 25th, 2016

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Note: I previously wrote this for another website right after my father died. I’ve never published it here. I have a playlist on my phone labeled “Story of My Life.” Included on this list are songs that I’ve always found to encapsulate various tipping points in my life. One of these songs is “Being Alive” […]

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Why Some People Suck Less At Online Dating

July 22nd, 2016

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  A recent study published in the journal Social Network Analysis and Mining found men and women approach online dating differently, with men being more aggressive and less aware of their true attractiveness, and women being more self-conscious. “We found that males like to send a lot of messages to attractive female users, but they […]

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What’s Wrong With Banging 22 Year Olds From Tinder?

June 19th, 2016

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          Name: Roberta : Question: Hi Moxie, I am in my 40’s, and have been married for 12 years. I have a question that is more about friendship. About a year ago, a woman transferred into my department. She is very beautiful – she is 39 but looks not a day […]

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What’s Wrong With Chasing A Guy?

May 11th, 2016

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  Name: Maria : Question: I was reading an article from a so called dating expert titled, ‘Are you chasing him and don’t even know it?’ She wrote in her article that if the woman initiates any kind of contact with a guy, as in asking him how he feels, inviting him to come over, […]

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Why Do Men Get Away With Being Assholes?

April 25th, 2016

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Name: Dragon Lady : Question: Hey Moxie, I’ve been a longtime reader of your blog and have become a big fan of most of your advice over the years- you’re just about always right in your advice columns!  Perhaps this question is burnout related. I’ve been online dating in a major Northeastern city for a […]

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Do You Have A Say In What Your Partner Does To Their Body?

March 9th, 2016

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  Name: WO7 State: New York Age: Comment: Here’s the background information. I met my current girlfriend over 6 months ago. I hate tattoos. I really loathe them. A woman’s natural skin is a beautiful thing. Tattoos are ugly and do nothing but mar its beauty. I understand that everyone feels differently about the issue. […]

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