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Boston is Small 2.0

That awkward moment when you bump into that guy at the gym who you went on a date with ages ago and who never texted back. Also you see him on the regular at the coffee shop he works at. No eye contact!

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Boston is Small

That convoluted moment when you realize that one of the latest followers on your semi-secret OTHER Instagram account is the ex-wife of that dude you were texting with last year who asked you on a date and then flaked on you. Hmm.

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Hmph

I haven’t posted a dating update in a while, but not for lack of material. This isn’t going to be an update as much as a comment: being stood up sucks. In fact, it blows. That’s all.

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The internet is ruining my dating life

This: http://thoughtcatalog.com/anna-goldfarb/2013/12/8-ways-the-internet-cell-phones-and-social-media-have-ruined-dating/ I will admit, I have been known to screen grab some text exchanges with exes, before I delete their info from my phone. Those texts are the modern-day version of love letters. Which is kind of hilarious, and sad, all at the same time. Instead of a beautifully thought-out and written yellowing letter, […]

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Dating Files #13

Dating sucks. Yup. That’s pretty much it.

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Dating Tricks

This article has some good things to remember when dating: http://thoughtcatalog.com/2013/9-tiny-essential-dating-tricks/#Hjw6THZvr8yEJKZM.01 I particularly like the ones about complimenting others as well as yourself, and choosing wisely. Be self-confident in who you are, and don’t be shy about telling the person you’re dating why you like them. And don’t, DON’T, get caught up in dating someone […]

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8 Awkward Dating Moments

For those of you who might not be in the know about all things online dating related, there are many more sites out there than just eHarmony and Match.com [full disclosure, I’ve been on Match in the past but not eHarmony since I’m way too lazy to fill out all those questions]. For example, I’m […]

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Learn to read

If I write in an email: ‘I prefer not to text with someone before we meet up’, what do YOU think is the correct response? A: ‘Sounds good, let’s make plans to meet up’ B: ‘No problem, I respect your decision’ C: ‘Would you care to text?’ Or, D: ‘Would you care to text?’ [Me: […]

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Spontaneity

I was spontaneous tonight. I’m in a new city, far from home, no friends in this town. My one free night and nothing to do. So of course I reverted back to what I do best, and had a date with a local. I almost bailed at the last minute but decided to just go […]

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A Tip

Dating Tips for Dudes: Don’t post a picture of a girl licking your cheek. Just… No …

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