Tag Archives: plenty of fish

Just Because You Had Sex With Them Doesn’t Mean They Owe You Anything

May 25th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): CH Comment: I met a marine off this website called Plenty of Fish. We texted for a couple of weeks and then met in person. We connected very well so i thought. The mistake i made on my end is i slept with him that night. What confuses […]

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Online Dating Rule #1: Not Everybody You Message With Is Actually Interested

April 27th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): Penny : Comment: I’ve had a lot of bad online dating experiences and I’d be grateful for a perspective specific to them. I am a little picky about who I talk to online as I want to know the person has seen something they like about me specifically […]

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How To Draw The People You Want To Your Online Dating Profile

April 13th, 2014

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Alias (DO NOT USE A REAL NAME!!): hp : Comment: I just want to find the same as what I am offering..why so hard? I am a male, 46, professionally employed, articulate, athlete and physique to match that, world-traveled, and live a very healthy lifestyle. I am trying to find a partner/girlfriend for a relationship […]

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Dating Red Flag 101: Beware The Person Who Showers You With Compliments

January 3rd, 2014

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Name: GI_JANE Comment: So over the last few years I’ve been really working on myself, and now I am getting dates with men I like. However, I’m seeing a new pattern now, almost all the guys I end up likeing end up disappearing on me fairly early in the dating process. Usually after date 2 […]

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Why is Online Dating So Full of Faders & Ghosts?

December 22nd, 2013

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Name: Carmi Comment: So I joined OkCupid in hopes of finding someone who shared the same interests and ideals as I do. I gave up with dating in the real world as I had endured so many terrible guys and experiences, and so my friends suggested to check it out online as a couple of […]

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Stop Trying To Scare People From Dating Online

November 26th, 2013

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I’ve read a number of articles lately that discuss whether or not to give your phone number out to someone you meet online. As usual, my head exploded because of all the special snowflaking and Stranger Dangering. It’s very easy to get caught up in all of the warnings and horror stories. But it’s important […]

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How Do You Get More People To Notice/Respond To Your Dating Profile?

November 21st, 2013

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Name: Dori : Comment: Desperate or Practical? Dear Moxie, A quick question, which hopefully is relevant to some of your readers. I decided to try creating a profile on match.com They offer two options: regular and deluxe. The price difference is negligible and deluxe option offers various nice features, but one of these features was […]

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Never Go Full Crazy

November 18th, 2013

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Name: Sharon : Comment: I’m 38 years old. 2 years ago my mom past away about the same I ended a 17 year relationship with my guy. I was grieving the loss of my mother and my boyfriend, and very insecure and uncertain about my future. 6 months later I reconnected with a old crush […]

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Why Do We Cling To Dead End Relationships?

November 15th, 2013

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Name: Sarah Comment: I’ve been dating a guy for a couple of months (met on OKCupid, but have many mutual friends) and it was great. I mean, GREAT, great! But he moved 4 hours away (that was planned, I learned about it soon after starting to date him) and I am here. Oh, we’re both […]

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The Savvy Dater: How To Keep Your Online Dating Options Open

November 10th, 2013

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Name: Nicole : Comment: Hi Moxie, found your blog a few months ago and it has been a huge help – thank you! I’m 34, divorced after a 10 year marriage to the man I’d been with since I was a sophomore in college.  I signed up for an online dating site a few weeks […]

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