Category Archives: Advice

Why Do Daters Pull The Fade Out?

We’ve all had it happen at least once. You’re dating someone and things seem to be moving at a perfectly nice clip. You see each other once a week or so, hooking up here and there, and generally having an … Continue reading

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How to Cook Dinner For Your Date in 25 EASY Steps

As we’ve said many times, you should not/must not/can not go to dinner on a first internet date. It’s expensive, takes too long, and locks you in for an hour with someone you might want to murder before the Bloomin … Continue reading

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Meeting in a Bar vs. Meeting Online: The Ultimate Showdown

A group of psychologists recently released a study that says meeting a date in a bar can be far more effective than encountering someone online. Which is great news, because it clearly means we’ve cured all mental illness, otherwise why would … Continue reading

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Is Bad Grammar a Dating Dealbreaker?

Its my first time writing a profile, but I guess I’ll give it a shot… Your gonna laugh when I tell you this, but my favorite thing to do on Friday night’s is play Scrabble! Their is this amazing pizza … Continue reading

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The Worst Things to Do on a First Date

You guys keep emailing me and asking what’s the best thing to do on the first date. And I appreciate it, I really do. It’s nice to wake up in the morning and see so many messages in the It’s … Continue reading

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Web Dating 101: Always Trust the Worst Picture

Let’s say you’re going out on a date with Meg Ryan, but have no idea what she looks like. Maybe you’re not a big movie person, or maybe you’re not a big shitty movie person, but the point is, you … Continue reading

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Can You Take an Internet Date to a Wedding?

Bringing a date of any kind to a wedding is risky. On paper, it should be a fun weekend. I mean, there’s fancy clothes, an open bar, and food that someone else paid for. It’s like going on a date … Continue reading

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Can You Tell Someone Their Email Sucks?

It’s never happened to me because, well, I write amazing emails. Or rather, I write one amazing email, change it a bit, then send it to a ton of different people. But apparently there is a new trend of vigilantism … Continue reading

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Men: Don’t Talk About Sex in Your Emails

Surely you’ve read last week’s groundbreaking post about people who discuss sex in their dating profiles. I’ve been contacted by some very important and people, and talk is we’re up for a Peabody. (Disclaimer: May not be true.) But I’ve … Continue reading

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Don’t Talk About Sex in Your Profile

“I like to sleep naked.” “I’m looking for a guy who knows how to play rough.” “My nipples are really sensitive.” “I’m not all about sex, but I can’t usually sleep unless I’ve had it.” “Tell me what turns you … Continue reading

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