Tag Archives: Texting

Is He Spilling The Beans About Their Sex Life?

March 4th, 2014


Name: Cindy : Comment: February of 2012, I became friends with a man I met at work. (I work in retail, so he was a customer.) When we met it was obvious that we were both very attracted to each other, but when he asked for my number I turned him down. He gave me […]

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Lying Is An Essential Part of Dating

February 3rd, 2014


 Name: BNina Comment: My friend and I took a weekend trip. One night at a bar we met these two guys from the east coast. I ended up hooking up with one of them. Because of time/circumstance I had to go back to my hotel and he didn’t “finish off” but he asked for my […]

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Why Do So Many Guys We Meet Online Want To Text ???

January 1st, 2014


Name: Nia Comment: Hi I’m an avid reader of this blog and find that your advice is on the money. I have done some revising of my “dating myths” and decided to put an add on a dating site recently. I did my best to show what I was bringing to the table, be feminine […]

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Why Don’t Guys Just Cut Things Off Instead of Fading?

December 3rd, 2013


Name: Lucy Comment: I am super annoyed by this guy’s texting habits!!! We’ve been on 2 dates since mid-October (he lives in Boston and I like coming over, since the scene in Providence sucks), and until now I haven’t cared very much, but my no 1 prospect dried up, so I moved him up the […]

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What Do You Do When An Ex Publicly Calls You Out?

December 6th, 2012


Question: What’s your advice to a man who was recently blasted on OK Cupid and Twitter (by username) by a woman he dated a few times? I met A. through OKC. She mentioned in her profile that she wrote for a website/blog. My curiosity got the better of me and I asked for the link. […]

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Dear Ladies: Stop Pretending You Have Standards

November 16th, 2012


I had a similar experience recently and agree with Moxie’s assessment. Went out on a first date with a guy, had a great time (he was actually better looking in person than he was in his photos, which rarely happens). For the second date, he texted me *asking to come over to my place* so […]

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When Online Dating Goes Bad

November 15th, 2012


Here’s an article that inspired this weeks #swexpert Twitter chat.   Over the space of about 2 weeks, I must’ve spent over 20 hours talking to this man. He told me about the death of his ex girlfriend Laura, his best friend Paul who was brain-damaged, an alleged affair he had with a popular daytime […]

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Having a Man In Your Life Is Just a Bonus

November 13th, 2012


Name: Trudy Age: 42 State: Question: Had a date with a 46 yo man from a site a month ago.  It was the best first date ever.  Although I didn’t find him physically attractive, mentally he was amazing – intelligent, well travelled, fun and most important of all, I could relax and be myself with […]

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The Importance of Identifying Polite Rejections & Reading Social Cues

November 8th, 2012


Name: Shannon Age: 34 State: New York Question: I have been communicating with a guy I met on eHarmony for about two weeks. He likes to have long (about one hour) telephone and texting conversations.  I do not. We are meeting for the first time tomorrow. I think it’s odd that he wants to talk/text […]

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Top 10 Ways To Avoid Getting Stood Up or Blown Off On A First Date

October 24th, 2012


A profile review client emailed me the other day. She and a man from OKCupid had been trading emails and made plans to meet on Sunday night. She showed up at the assigned location and waited. And waited. Her date never showed up. She sent him a text message telling him she arrived and the […]

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