I Can’t Wait to Go on My Next Match.com Date (Said No One Ever)!

Online dating can be like a black hole that sucks you up, spins you around, plays with your head and then spits you right out to try and figure out what just happened while recovering from your head injury. Ok, fine, that description may be a little dramatic. One can find a few upsides to online […]

35 Love Lessons Learned

To all the men I’ve dated….thank you. Thank you for joining me on this rocky yet exhilarating journey in life and in the pursuit of love. Whether you were in my life for a day, a week, a month, a season or for years, I am grateful for every one of you. Because every experience with another human being teaches […]

Rules of Engagement: Ten Tips for Fighting Fair in Relationships

The beginning of every new relationship feels like you’re floating on a rainbow candy cloud of endorphins. You’re both on your best behavior; and that’s easy to do because you’re starting with a clean slate. There are no past resentments or hurts – yet. However, in the course of everyday life, conflict inevitably arises and the […]

He Chose a Summer in the Hamptons over LOVE!

As fate would have it, I met a man twenty years my senior; and while I was hesitant about the extremely large age gap at first, my concerns started to melt away as I began to fall in love with his warmth, strength and kind heart. He treated me like a man should treat a woman – and […]

Texting and Dating. Do the ‘Write’ Thing: Part Two

The advent of the smartphone and the Internet means that we now lead two lives: our ‘real’ life and our ‘phone’ life. Many of us treat our devices like an appendage, keeping them within easy reach at all times so that we can check in and out of our real life and phone life throughout […]

My Top 10 Worst Dates of 2015

As 2015 comes to a close and another year of singledom is logged into the books, I reflect on the cast of male characters that bounced in and out of my life this year. ‘Zero Game’ Medical Student Guy This  guy looked like he had it all going on. He’s handsome, articulate and he’s studying […]

The Impact of Lopsided Gender Ratios on Dating

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College-educated women who are looking for a committed relationship are up against a multitude of challenges in today’s dating culture. The most daunting is the fact that we have a deficit of college-educated men. According to the new book ‘Date-Onomics’ by Jon Birger (a Brown educated writer and former senior writer for Fortune and Money […]

Get to Know XO and Wink Text

What’s the Meaning of the XO and Wink Text? These shortcodes are attention grabbers. XO SMS Signage XO has historical significance for it has been around since the days of letter writing or even earlier. Now in modern times, XO is simply SMS slang to mean hugs and kisses as a friendly gesture. If you […]

10 Ways To Tank On Your First Date

When it comes to dating, sometimes it is more about what you DON’T do versus what you DO. It takes time to build chemistry and trust in a relationship and all it takes is a moment to throw it out the window. If you are hoping to make your next date go the distance, here […]