Posts in category "Chicago Single Scene"

Dear Chicago Men: Bring Sensitive Back in 2012

Dear Chicago Men: Bring Sensitive Back in 2012
Dear Men/Guys of Chicago (Regardless of Status*): I recently came across a study published by Chemistry.com that made me sigh a little. It called out the top 10 cities to find the Most Sensitive Men. And lo and behold… Chicago wasn’t on it! I won’t say this surprised me, exactly. After all, this isn’t the... Read more »

Couponing On A First Date? Attractive Or Not?

Couponing On A First Date? Attractive Or Not?
I’ll admit it: I’m a deal nut. Groupon, LivingSocial, Poggled… You name it, I’m a huge fan of it. (Something that isn’t so bad since men seem to find “frugal women” attractive, according to another old study) And, since my boyfriend Sav and I like to go out, I find great value in using them,... Read more »

Sexy Spring Fling Time, New Crush Time!

So spring is here (Well according to the calendar)…And while it may be taking its time to make itself known, it’s pretty much coming at us, and we start to think of all that heat that will soon be coming our way with summer… Admittedly, I’m convinced that the change in season means great things... Read more »
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Sexy Sundays at Steppenwolf Theater Bring Out Chicago's Sexiest Bloggers

While there are tons of things going on in the world of The RD, here’s the hottest (right now): this Sunday, at 5:30, you’ll get to hear her talk about the fine line between public and private when it comes to dating, sex & blogging. Tricky combination, let me tell you! Now the question is:... Read more »

Flirting Lessons & Fun at the One Night Only Concert Series

Alright, I’ll admit it: while I’m totally open to dating all types of guys and attending all sorts of bars and social scenes in Chicago, I, like many people just like what I like. For example, as an original New York native, I love watching baseball at a NY-friendly bar, so Gaslight in Lincoln Park... Read more »

Sexy Weekend Giveaway: Table at the Back on the Market Party

Unless you’ve been living under a rock (well, not really but whatever), you’re probably in the know that my pal Ana has been weathering a difficult break-up. And, after going through as much of the pain as she possibly could, she’s decided to celebrate her return to the dating scene in style THIS FRIDAY, September... Read more »
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She Says #004: Even more dating tidbits ladies wish men knew

In the early stages of dating (or even just meeting someone on a random night out), remembering a couple of little things can make the difference between a second date and a slap in the face. Not hard things to remember, mind you. But still useful little tidbits nonetheless.That’s what I’ve been calling “She Says”—... Read more »

Guys: When you ask for a date, the direct approach may make a better impression

One of the things that amuses me about guys is the way that they vary in the way they approach women, especially in Chicago’s single scene. I’ve been asked out all sorts of ways, which shows me a lot about a guy. And, the way he asks will determine whether I accept — of course,... Read more »

Tasting a little "Eye Candy": Notes on one sexy Chicago hot spot

Despite any loopy dating stories I may tell, I know Chicago has got some nice Eye Candy Potential — you know, fun, sexy spots where you can soak up its decor, admire the mixed crowd, sip on a few nice cocktails, listen to great music, do a little flirting… It basically combines all the must-haves... Read more »
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Some random notes about big city dating

In the time I’ve had the pleasure of dating in Chicago (I use that term partly loosely), I’ve come across many types of nights, guys, incidents and experiences that not only shape my experiences of dating, but also of sex, love and relationships into dating, especially in a big city. Basically, it’s all been very... Read more »