One year. 365 days. 53 weeks. Several template revisions, three “About Me” rewrites, many lessons learned. 118 posts. 1,071 comments. Thousands of Spam messages. Encounters with an estimated 26 men. Total of 26 disappointments with men. Countless expletives. Many headaches. Several arguments. One heartache. Happy Blogoversary My Dating Hangovers! I’m not quite sure how to feel… Read More A Year of Dating Hangovers
“I’m going to have to buckle down and build a backbone because this really sucks!” My reply: “Come my child, let me hold you. I will reassure you that you’re not crazy when men confuse you, will comfort you when a man disappoints you and curse you if you keep asking me if dating is… Read More New Kids On The Block
It’s about time I start having some good news to share so guess who had a nice date this weekend? Yes, it’s true. A nice sunny day, good eats and great conversation with plenty of laughter is how Second Chance and I enjoyed a Sunday afternoon. You know there’s always a story behind the naming… Read More There’s just this one thing…
“Hi, I am on here because my boyfriend has recently left me for another man after I was loyal to him all year. I am bi but I haven’t been with a woman in a while.” Say what? I just received this message on POF from a man whose photo looked a little suspect, so… Read More Could I Date A Bisexual Man?
As promised, I’m sharing my experience with yet another hangover from this weekend, this post being sponsored by the makers of Zoloft and Seroquel. I introduce you to Sybil’s Brother, the icing on a prune cake made with nails and sawdust, the worst of the worst who showed his colors on Sunday like a… Read More 1-800-A-Weird-O
In this week’s episode of My Dating Hangovers, we feature stories from Comeback Charlie, Impromptu Text Date, Sybil’s Brother, Smoldering Incense and Simply Lame. Really, my encounters with men whether I meet them in person or online are worthy of an episode on your favorite soap opera. So how about a recap of this past… Read More Plenty of Failure
Okay, here’s something interesting that just happened. I’ve been bombarded with messages from this dating sight (remember, the sign up was only supposed to yield laughs and blog material), and occasionally, one catches my eye. You know, like Black Russian. So I’m reading through the message and am impressed by the fact that the guy:… Read More Dilemma
You never get a second change to get a first impression but if so many people are familiar with this old adage, why is it that people continue to fail miserably when it comes to creating a dating profile? For those of us who’ve had the pleasure or displeasure of delving into the world… Read More Top 6 Dating Profile Turnoffs
Hello world! Thought I’d better give a quick update on how I’ve been since I’m going on my 19th day free of ______.com. Yes, I was a little worried about not having new losers prospects to share on my blog – o – therapy but I realized two things: first, there will always be… Read More Getting my groove back and NOT on-line!
“Hi Carmen, I’m Joseph and you are absolutely stunning!!!! I couldn’t resist the urge to contact you after viewing your photos which show true beauty. Your eyes are very expressive, your skin flawless. I know your profile says you don’t respond if there isn’t a photo, but can I call you sometime anyway? I don’t… Read More Where is that profile picture??
For every one successful experience with a man, I have THREE unsuccessful experiences. Friday night’s guy? A hit. Sunday afternoon’s guy? A miss. I’ll take the blame for the latter because I did something I normally do not do – gave someone a second chance. A little public service announcement for those currently trying out… Read More You can help me unpack!
So it’s been a few days on this dating site, and so far, I am not impressed. In fact, I have already canceled and signed up again just as someone had shared they’ve done. Are these men desperate, joking or just plain retarded? The profiles are an absolute joke! The head lines (1StudMufN is the… Read More I Am NOT Impressed!
Hang·over • \hang-ô-ver\ •noun A person or thing left over from or influenced by a past age; Something remaining from a previous time or state. A let down, after a period of excitement Symptoms: – Fatigue, weakness, pain, headache, nausea and vomiting – Depression, anxiety – Irritability Now surely, everyone at some point (some more than… Read More What is a Dating Hangover?