Category: Dating

To the Creeps on the Bumble Dating App: Buzz off

So a few weeks ago, I found myself sitting in the airport waiting for my flight. To kill some time, I decided to open Bumble and browse a bit. Not really looking for anything serious, but hey, you never know.  Prince charming could always be after the next swipe. If you haven’t been on bumble... Read more »

Thirty and Single: Finding happiness underneath the pressure

So I’m going to let some of you in on a little secret. Being single and turning thirty comes with a hell of a lot of pressure. I know all of you out there probably have some feelings about turning thirty. And don’t get me wrong I am not trying two invalidate your feelings. This... Read more »

Single Girl Problems: I’m bad at “The Dating Game”

Single Girl Problems: I’m bad at “The Dating Game”
Once in a while, I vent to my girlfriends about being single. At 28, pretty much all your friends have left you behind for married life and parenthood. I’m sure they get tired of my complaining about it, but they get me back with the husband venting. It’s a nice balance! Lately, I’ve been hearing... Read more »
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Tinder: Not Just for Hookups?

Tinder: Not Just for Hookups?
I won’t lie. I did not want to write about Tinder again but I seem to have some sort of fascination with the app. I wrote on the subject twice before (see here and here) and they were some of my best-received blogs. In fear of becoming “the Tinder girl,” I haven’t written about it... Read more »

Being 28: The Best Year of My Life

Being 28: The Best Year of My Life
I’m 28. Just a short 18 months away from 30. I don’t have children. I don’t have a husband. Hell, I don’t even have a boyfriend. This is the time to panic right? This means my life is for nothing and I’m wasting away, right? WRONG. This was the best year yet. I turned 28... Read more »

Dating: How old is too old?

Dating: How old is too old?
I recently developed a crush on this older guy. Before I go on, let me break the news. It will never go anywhere and I’ll never let him know. Blogging, however, could end up spilling the beans. The guy was pretty much my dream guy from what I could tell with the exception of one... Read more »
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Online Dating: The Five People You Will Run Into on Tinder

Online Dating: The Five People You Will Run Into on Tinder
I’ve been on Tinder for a month now. Not really many promising options so I have no hopes that any of this will go anywhere.  In fact, I have more faith that I will be embarrassed a time or two by the guys that come across the screen. Here is my fair warning to you. ... Read more »

Tinder Dont's: How to get a sure swipe left

Tinder Dont's: How to get a sure swipe left
Have you heard of Tinder? It’s this new, well new to me, dating site. Basically, it is all about judging a book by its cover. Seriously. I don’t typically condone this behavior but it is what Tinder is. If you don’t like that, Tinder isn’t for you. Tinder displays a picture, name, and age of... Read more »