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Dating Skills 101: Sometimes People Say Things They Don’t Mean #atwys

July 16th, 2014

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Tweet Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Dijon99 : Comment: Two years ago a new coworker joined.  I’m single, him married 20+ years. We are expats and his wife lives in our home country. We became really good friends very quickly. We would hang out in a group or just on our own. After [...]

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If He Doesn’t Want A Relationship, Why Does He Act Like He Does? #atwys

June 12th, 2014

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Tweet Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Ashlea Comment: Hi, So I also tried the online dating thing. With one guy, I knew he wasn’t sure if he was ready for a relationship as he had not long been out of a seven year relationship. We had a fair few dates in only a [...]

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If They Wanted To Date You, They’d Be Dating You #atwys

June 8th, 2014

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Tweet Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): samantha : Comment: Stuck in an awkward mixed signal battle and I honestly just don’t know what to do! I was dating (occasional sex) with a guy after a bad break up. He made it pretty clear that we couldn’t be anything more than sex buddies as [...]

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The First Rule of Casual Sex Is You Don’t Talk About Casual Sex #atwys

June 4th, 2014

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Tweet Mandy over at xoJane wrote an interesting article today that I wanted to discuss. From the article: Step 1: Make it clear in your dating profile that you are open to a purely hookup scenario. Mandy is speaking specifically of Tinder, but I assume she means that this disclaimer should be included in any [...]

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To Succeed In Dating, You Have To Be Able To Ask The Tough Questions

May 6th, 2014

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Tweet Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Eyecandy Comment: I met this guy at work. When we first saw each other we both thought the same ‘He/Shes hot.” One day we ended up working a lot together and he started flirting with me. We ended up flirting the whole day together, having conversations and [...]

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Why is It So Hard To Just Go With It?

July 17th, 2013

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Tweet Name: Pilot Girl Comment: A few months ago I wrote in asking your advice about a situation where I cancelled a date with a guy I had just started seeing because he tried to reschedule our plans at the last minute. You suggested that I should have been more flexible and if I wanted [...]

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Yes, Casual Sex *Can* Lead To a Relationship

March 11th, 2013

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Tweet I have used OKCupid off and on for about three years. After a six-month relationship with a man I met on OKCupid ended, I took a brief break. When I came back I decided to shake things up a bit. I updated my relationship preferences to include casual sex…. I didn’t judge a man [...]

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Crowd Sourcing: Would You Go To a Speeddating Event To Meet an FWB?

March 1st, 2013

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Tweet I’ve been toying with this idea for awhile and I think I’m ready to go forward with it this month. Picture it: A speeddating event for people looking for short term dating. Also known as casual dating. Also known as Friends With Benefits.We’d target it towards newly single men and women ages 30-45. While [...]

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True or False: A Woman Can Get Laid Whenever She Wants

February 18th, 2013

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Tweet On the topic of women who seek casual/nsa/non-monogamous sex/relationships, G. writes: “I’d say there are two assumptions:  one is that a woman, no matter what she says, is always “looking” for a more-than-sexual relationship should one present itself and two, as you said, is that a woman can get “just sex” pretty much anytime [...]

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Can You Find The Real Deal On An Online Dating Site?

January 10th, 2013

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Tweet Name: Clare Age: 40 State: Belfast Question: I recently met a man I really like on line, I have lots of other guys texting me but I get a real buzz when this guy does, he is funny and articulate and when he phones to speak to me we are on the phone for [...]

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