Tag Archives: online dating

He Wasn’t Angry or Assertive. He Was Just a Douche.

April 1st, 2017

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Friday came and went and this guy never followed up with me about tonight. I will bet any amount of money he was waiting for me to follow up with him. You know, to see how serious I was. Oh well. Guess I failed his second test. Let’s talk for a minute about how this […]

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Is He Assertive or Just Angry?

March 28th, 2017

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Last year, I matched with a guy on Bumble. He had a full time job in one field, but was also a fitness trainer. Me being me, I asked him right off the bat (after he suggested we meet) if he was using Bumble to find clients. Bad move. He said he wasn’t, wished me […]

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The BS Reason OKCupid Removed The “Who’s New” Feature

March 5th, 2017

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  In “You’re Full of Shit” News: OkCupid decided to remove the “Who’s New” option from their search filter. Our main goal at OkCupid is to provide a positive, safe place for members to form substantive connections. While the Who’s New feature was a useful tool for a small part of OkCupid, on the whole […]

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Why Do Men Say They Want a Relationship If They Don’t?

February 23rd, 2017

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Name: Gracie Question: Dear Moxie, I was wondering what you think about men who include the line “I’m looking for a serious relationship” in their profile. I met a guy on match.com last February and that is what he put in his profile. We’ve been dating for a year now, and the relationship doesn’t feel […]

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Are Tinder, OKCupid, and Bumble a Waste of Time?

February 20th, 2017

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  Name: OKWTF Question: Is OKCupid finished as a dating site?  I reactivated after a two year hiatus and I’ve noticed the site has taken a dramatic downhill turn.  I was using Tinder and Bumble but I didn’t feel those apps gave me enough space to flesh out my personality (and learn more about a […]

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How Do You Avoid Dating a Liberal/Conservative?

February 17th, 2017

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There’s really nothing like matching with someone on Tinder or OKCupid only to discover through messaging that they vote with your opposing political party. While how one identifies politically has always been a bone of contention, never has the issue been more volatile than it is today. As I swiped through profiles yesterday, I came […]

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Should She Pretend To Love Working Out To Get A Guy?

February 13th, 2017

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  Name: Couch Surfer Question: I’m in a town that is well known for its amazing outdoor options (hiking, camping, fishing, kayaking, running, climbing, mountain biking,  ski ing, snowboarding, and more…) and almost *all* the online dating profiles for men here seem to have a singular focus on ‘active lifestyle’, to the exclusion of anything […]

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Avoid The Dater With All The Deal Breakers

January 10th, 2017

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Name: Rebecca State: CT Age: 43 Comment: Hi. I am back in the dating pool for the first time after finding out I have HSV-2. Putting myself out there on dating sites feels like false advertising. I’m going to meet up with a really interesting guy for the first time next week who has no […]

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If They Don’t Look Like Their Photos Do You Bail?

December 15th, 2016

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This article popped up in my Facebook feed the other day and I thought it might generate some interesting discussion. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4022554/Woman-left-huge-bill-Plenty-Fish-date-eats-expensive-meal-flees-restaurant-blocks-her.html So many red flags. SO MANY. But nothing was more suspect than the fact that this guy invited the woman to a high-end steakhouse on a first date without meeting her. (I can’t tell […]

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Why Do Many People Only Date Younger Men & Women?

December 12th, 2016

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Name: Jay T : Question: When I look at women on-line that are in their 30’s they are for the most part willing to date their age and up to 10 years older.   Now compare that to women in their 40’s and early 50’s that want to date someone (typically) 10 years younger and (usually) […]

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