Category Archives: Advice

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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How To Find the Ideal Internet Date Bar

Before I left New York, it had gotten to the point where there were many bars I simply couldn’t go in anymore. In some cases, it was court sanctioned. I’m prohibited from getting into details, but I will say that … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Want To Admit You Met Online…

“But where will I tell people we met?” I get that one all the time, from friends, from dates, from you guys. For some reason it’s everyone’s biggest concern: if I find some great while online dating, how will I … Continue reading

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What Not to Say in Your Dating Profile, Revisited

After all the emails and comments I got about last week’s post, What Not to Say in Your Dating Profile, it seems I touched a nerve. So here’s an earlier piece about the art of profile construction. I believe many … Continue reading

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What Not To Say in Your Dating Profile

I’ve always been reluctant to advise people on how to construct their dating profile, because there’s really only rule: be yourself. If you’re funny, lean on humor. If you’re an intellectual, don’t be afraid to talk about books, or politics, … Continue reading

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