Posts in category "Single Scene"

Lessons From An Inappropriate Flirt

Lessons From An Inappropriate Flirt
Because my 20s have been sprinkled with a fair share of casual dating, I haven’t really been confronted by any situations in which I’ve noticed a woman deliberately flirt with a guy I’m seriously with. The way I saw it, in those cases when I didn’t expect to be with someone long, I tried not... Read more »

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 »

Kisses & Broken Hearts: What Does It Take For Lasting Love? (New Study)

Do any of us often realize what it takes to find lasting love? Sure, we can complain about all the “Wrong Ones” we have to get through… But it looks like now there’s some type of average of what it takes to find “the one”. And for women, it’s kissing 22 men, having four long-term... Read more »

Holiday Love Reflections: Don't Let The Past Dictate The Future

Now that we’re approaching the end of another year, it’s easy to start making checklists of what you can do differently in the hopes things will be better than they were before (hence, the idea of resolution-making). But, if you’re like most people, resolutions, while easy to make, are hard to stick to, mainly because... Read more »

In Dating, Always Ask And Never Settle

So, I’m going to share a (little) secret: Up until a couple of days ago, I’d been seeing someone. Someone that I was really excited about and that I thought had potential — which is why I kept mum on the situation, so that I could get a better handle on it. However, now that... Read more »

He Says #002: Dating Insights Guys Wish You Knew

If you’ve been following the RD, you’ll notice that on Fridays, I’ve been posting random tidbits from women and men on what they wish dating prospects knew before asking them out (“She Says” or “He Says”) While many of them are pretty open and shut, I figured these helpful reminders are cool, especially before hitting the weekend... Read more »

Notes from the single scene: Stay focused to land the digits!

Even though dating has its tricky points, being single and available for mingling can be a ton of fun. Especially when you’re talking about hitting up bars full of fresh, like-minded people, holding the beer on special (which I find in Chicago, tends to be tons of Miller Lite), and really just enjoying the flirtation... Read more »

He Says #001: Dating notes guys wish the ladies knew

For weeks, I’ve been posting those fun tidbits ladies wish guys knew that would help them on the dating scene or with that cutie they’ve been crushing on… Also known as “She Says,” it’s become a compilation of those things that make the difference between a simple meeting and an actual date. Last week, I... Read more »

Racial Stereotypes and Dating: Some food for thought

We preempt the regularly scheduled “She Says” (Which will be “He Says” next week) to bring you this bulletin… As a blogger & writer, I’m passionate to learn and break down as much as I can about all sorts of things, especially as it relates to dating and relationships. However, there are some things, for all the understanding... 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 »