Tag Archives: online dating

Why Does Dating Make Us Believe The Worst About Ourselves?

November 16th, 2017

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  There I was this morning, eating my Raisin Bran and getting my Chris Cuomo fix on CNN. Cuomo was interviewing a man who had participated in a pen-pal service for civilians and inmates. Cut to a woman in a jumpsuit behind bars gushing about the man she met through an online personal ad. The […]

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The Real Reason People Lie In Their Dating Profiles

November 13th, 2017

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I recently gave my friend an analogy to online dating…buying/selling a used car. Bear with me. No, we’re not objects ‘for sale’. However the process of identifying and selecting a mate is nearly identical to purchasing a used car. Picture an individual seller, trying to sell his/her car. They post old pictures. Avoid showing dents/rust/scratches. […]

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How Did She Not Know She Was Being Scammed??

October 19th, 2017

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Saw this moment on Twitter and had to post it here. A Catfishing With a Happy Ending https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2017/10/hook-line-and-sinker/542748/ Read this story so we can unpack it together. *Drums fingers on desk* *Checks time on phone* Ready? Okay. The short version of this story is that heartbroken Emma signed up for dating app Zoosk and met […]

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Why The Hot Guys Online Probably Won’t Date You

October 8th, 2017

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Furious : Comment: Moxie I’m at the end of my tether. I’ve just come off a dating site having had a 4 month stint. I decided the calibre of men on this site wasn’t for me and I would rather be pursued in person. I had 3 good […]

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How Not To Fed Up With Tinder & OKCupid

September 14th, 2017

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  Question: Hi moxie Texting. Sigh. I was all set up to go on a date next week with a guy I met on ok Cupid. He set me some messages and I replied fairly quickly and we were exchanging messages like they were texts. Nothing crazy just the usual banter. I said something about […]

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Why Doesn’t Online Dating Work For Him?

September 11th, 2017

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Name: Akira I’m a straight guy living in LA and I’ve been on and off Okcupid and other dating apps for the better part of four years. I can’t say I’ve ever had a single ‘long term’ relationship from it at all. I’ve had many dates over the years and have managed to have a […]

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I’m Tired of Messaging. How Come Nobody Wants To Meet Anymore?

August 22nd, 2017

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On my way to the gym I unmatched all six matches in my Tinder inbox. Then I went to OKCupid and hid my profile. In the past two weeks I’ve made five matches on Tinder and one on OKCupid. Not one of them resulted in an offline date. Every single one of them faded. To […]

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Don’t Fall For OKCupid’s Latest Scam

August 9th, 2017

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Name: AC : Question: Yesterday when I logged into my Okcupid account, there was a notice from the site administrators stating they have removed the “Who’s Viewed Me” section from the site.  While I don’t remember the exact wording, their reasoning was along the lines of “now only the users who really want to contact […]

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Dating When You Feel Less Than

August 7th, 2017

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I hate being unmatched on Tinder. Hate it.  You get the little push notification of a mutual match, you swipe on it to get to your inbox annnnddd….they’re gone.  The only worse feeling is getting the match notification, giving it a few minutes to allow them the time to swipe through your photos and unmatch […]

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The Sneaky Way Men Get Casual Sex

July 9th, 2017

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Name: Alexis Age: 43 State: CA Question: I recently had a blind date that went well with a lot of good conversation, laughs and both of us stating a desire to see each other again. And yes, he told me he was very attracted to me physically and we kissed and were a bit affectionate […]

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