There are a few things you should know about how to respond to some online messages.… Read More Respond, Ignore or Block?
He’s giving me that look again, rubbing on my leg and talking dirty to me. I know what he wants and don’t know if I can stomach another round with him. In fact, the last time I almost reached towards the nightstand to get B.O.B. and this was while we were having sex. I have… Read More Can Incompatibility Be The Problem?
We might have a winner! We might have a winner! We might have a winner! In case the point isn’t being emphasized enough, I think we might have a winner so let’s just call him Winner! Last night’s date was a smashing success and even better, the feeling is mutual since we ended the night… Read More Great First Dates
The short version of my recent meet up: He messaged me, I responded. He responded, then I responded and we exchanged numbers and he then texted to me and I responded and he said let’s get together later, and I said okay to a meet up at Starbucks which I hate for meet ups, we… Read More Stay Away From This Guy
Rule #1 of having a friend with benefits – don’t catch feelings. Rule #2 of having a friend with benefits – don’t catch feelings. If only there was a manual for how to successfully carry on with this type of thing. Too bad I never thought to read 10 Simple Rules to Maintaining a Successful… Read More Breaking the Rules
An overwhelming instinct to protect myself from certain situations that can be detrimental to my well-being has suddenly kicked into overdrive. This is really just a fancy way of saying whenever I’m feeling like the situation with a man is a little confusing or uncomfortable for me, the anchor comes up and this old ship… Read More Stop Over Thinking, It’s Just Great Sex
I’m caught up in this vicious cycle where the levels of frustration are so bad that I say to hell with it all. I take down all of my decorations and pretty pictures, and might even leave some threatening note before finally ending things for good. After a couple of weeks or so, boredom usually… Read More We broke up, but I’m back…
Why do men date low maintenance women?… Read More High Standards, Single Women
Last week’s date marked the first time I’ve gone out with a non-black man and while one “quick” meet up will never allow me to claim an interracial dating experience, at least I was open coerced enough to have tried it. During that excruciating hour and eleven minutes with the hangover I’ll call Guido, a… Read More He Didn’t Wear Heels
“So um hypothetically speaking, let’s say you and I keep doing this right here you know and after about three months we’re in a really cool place. Does that mean you’ll eventually close out your dating account or do we have that conversation when you feel like you’re ready?” Blank stare. “I’m ready, you know what… Read More 3 Signs the Date Wasn’t So Great
If someone is struggling with an addiction or having suicidal tendencies, there’s help. One call to a dedicated number can offer support, fresh perspectives and hopefully prevent someone from doing something they’ll end up regretting. So why in the hell has no one ever created a crisis hot line for dating? You know we need… Read More Girl, Don’t Send That Text!
Nothing is constant but change and this concept most certainly applies to dating. Over the last ten years or so, the rules of the game have changed drastically and this isn’t just because online dating is now one of the most popular ways to try finding that special someone but our society is now a… Read More Throwback Dating
In less than 24 hours I’ll be celebrating my 40th birthday and I’m soooooo excited! A small part of me wants to bitch and moan about being single, not having a snuggle bunny at the end of the night after I’m all sweaty and tipsy but to hell with any of those negative thoughts. I’ll never understand why… Read More 14,608 Days
Do you have any specific skills or abilities that seem quite useless to most people but may end up being helpful in other cases? There are several in my repertoire that make support my fabulosity and one happens to be the ability to remember every face and while remembering specific details about him/her; details that the… Read More Some Things I Can’t Forget
I ran across a little blurb that said “If your past calls, don’t answer because it rarely has anything new to say”, and wouldn’t you know that in about 10 minutes, I had received a random text from one hangover and a missed call from another. The moons and the stars must have been in… Read More When Your Past Comes Calling