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I’ll Be Back Soon, I Promise…

Happy New Year, everyone! And what says January 1 better than a renewed commitment to finding love through a series of winks, poorly written emails, and slightly drunk bar conversations? It’s New Year’s resolution time, which also means it’s internet … Continue reading

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Interested in Writing for It’s Not a Match? Now’s Your Chance…

OK, gang, so here’s the deal. The good news is that the book has sold really well, and is continuing to do so. If you’re wondering how to celebrate this admittedly shocking development, can I recommend re-buying the book? It … Continue reading

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Great Date Ideas If You Absolutely, Positively Refuse to Drink

Alright, fine, have it your way. Enough of you have written in demanding non-alcoholic date ideas that I suppose I should stop being such a jerk and give you what you want. As regular readers of the site (i.e. geniuses) know, … Continue reading

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My New Book, and The End of My Online Secret Identity

My name is Brian Donovan, and I am an online dater. For some of my readers, those who have been following my other writing on Thought Catalog, that’s not much of a revelation. I’ve written about it over there frequently. … Continue reading

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Question: Is This Man a Scumbag?

Loyal readers may remember Max, a man who caused quite a stir some months with a story about standing up his date. You should read the piece here, because it’s awesome, but the long and the short of it is: Max … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Match Travels…

We’ll be dark for a little while, kids, as It’s Not a Match moves to…Los Angeles! Crazy but true. More to come, but it may take a week or so. Until then, enjoy one of my old favorites, The Sex … Continue reading

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Internet Dating: Safety First!!!

As we all know, Internet dating can be a risky endeavor, and not just romantically. I mean, it’s one of the few romantic pursuits where ending up stabbed is a realistic possibility, so it’s wise to take care. To this … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Match will return…

After the New Year. Check back next week for a story about my Internet dating past coming back to bite me…on national television. I told you I was an idiot…

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The Internet: Where Crazy People Go to Date

I have been out on dates, friends, and they have come from the Internet. I’ve been on dates with doctors and nurses, students and teachers, athletes and academics. I’ve been out with black women, white women, short women, tall women, … Continue reading

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