Tag Archives: FWB

No, Seriously..When Did OKCupid Become So Awful?

April 12th, 2015

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I mentioned some time last week that I was starting to give OKCupid the big ol’ side eye.  While this particular online dating site was always a bit trolly, there’s been some kind of massive cosmic shift in the last few months. I’ve used Match as well and was unimpressed mainly because the Match profile […]

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Stop Saying You Want An FWB When You Really Want An LTR

November 9th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Michele Comment: Does it look like he would be interested to date me or will we never get out of the FWB zone We have been seing each other for almost a month now, once or twice every week. I felt really ok with our FWB relationship, I […]

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

July 16th, 2014

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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 a […]

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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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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 couple […]

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

June 8th, 2014

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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 he […]

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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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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 profile. […]

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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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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 getting […]

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Why is It So Hard To Just Go With It?

July 17th, 2013

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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 to […]

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Yes, Casual Sex *Can* Lead To a Relationship

March 11th, 2013

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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 if […]

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

March 1st, 2013

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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 I […]

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