Posts tagged "dating"

The 10 Stages Of Going On A Date

I make this way too hard for myself. Are you with me? Side story: My mom told me that my drawing style is “primitive.”                  

Stop Overthinking Everything

I am a chronic overthinker. Here’s the thing about overthinking. The more you think about something, the more likely it is that it will trip you up. My 8th grade teacher told our class that, in multiple choice tests, the first answer you circle is probably right. Statistically, questions that were “reanswered” turned out to... Read more »

How To Date A Dating Blogger

How To Date A Dating Blogger
When I mention to a guy that I’m a dating blogger, I typically get one of two reactions: 1) complete terror, and 2) overly excited. In talking to my dating blogger friends, it seems that I’m not alone. And it is a little different to date someone who is this degree of open about dating... Read more »
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How To Buy A Girlfriend For $1500 and 300 Sandwiches

How To Buy A Girlfriend For $1500 and 300 Sandwiches
It’s hard out here for a single woman. The thirst is real! While doing some research, my coworkers sent me two links this afternoon about the lengths two singletons are going to in order to find their matches. After which, my coworkers had to subdue me before I threw myself out the windows of our... Read more »

Don't Ask A Single Woman If She's Dating

Don't Ask A Single Woman If She's Dating
Don’t ask a woman with a slightly bulging stomach “When are you due?” Don’t ask a married couple “So when are you going to have kids?” And don’t ask a woman who isn’t wearing a wedding ring “Are you dating anyone?” This is what I hear when someone asks that: “Does anyone think you’re desirable... Read more »

4 Steps To Avoid The Friend Zone

We’ve all visited the dreaded Friend Zone. Heck, I probably have a couple time shares there. It doesn’t have to be that way! You can avoid the Friend Zone in these four not-that-easy-you’ve-got-to-be-willing-to-strap-on-your-big-boy-balls steps. Honestly, it’s scary…but, come on, you can do it. Be clear that what you are doing is “going on dates.”  It’s... Read more »
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You Didn't Get The Friends Approval. That S.U.C.K.S.

You Didn't Get The Friends Approval. That S.U.C.K.S.
You need to get the Friends Approval or your lady parts are going to be like an Old West movie at High Noon. Tumbleweeds. I was listening to the Brotha Fred’s Neighborhood morning show as I do every morning, when Brotha Fred told a story of major Bro Code infraction from a wedding over the... Read more »

Ask Ana: I've Lost Interest In Dating And The Chase

Ask Ana: I've Lost Interest In Dating And The Chase
A few weeks ago, I received a private message from a fan asking the following: What if we’ve tried so hard to find The One and failed so miserably and been so thoroughly destroyed by that One that all energy has been pulled from the chase. What if now we are content to sit back,... Read more »

It's Just A Little Crush

The idea of a crush is terrifying. Even the word “crush” sounds like it would be miserable. It’s not a “hug of attraction,” instead it’s what happens when you are run over by a bulldozer. Just. Ouch. Like most things that are scary, crushes are also exhilarating. It’s the same reason horror movies and Shark Week... Read more »
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Happy Repeal Day: How Prohibition Created Modern Dating

Happy Repeal Day: How Prohibition Created Modern Dating
Today is the 79th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition and, as it turns out, we have that super not fun period in American history to thank for modern day dating. Or so, I read in USNews. Before Prohibition, bars were reserved for men and…well…women of ill repute. When alcohol was no longer allowed in... Read more »