Posts tagged "Single in Chicago"

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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

She Says #005: Another round of dating insights ladies wish men knew

It’s Friday and time for another round of tidbits ladies wish men knew! If you’re catching up: On Fridays, I’m posting up little tidbits ladies wish men knew in the early stages of dating and courtship. Basically, little tips that turn it from a first meeting into (maybe, if you’re lucky) a series of dates!... Read more »

In a case of boy meets girl, attraction matters

On a night out, it’s not far-fetched to say that when a woman finds a guy she’s physically attracted to, she’s more than likely doing everything she can to make sure he knows she is into him. Have it be a smile or getting touchy feely, it’s a matter of making sure he knows what’s... 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 »

In love, flames simmer, but sparks don't always die

In the time I’ve been immersed in the single scene during my adult life, I’ve learned a few random lessons, like: how a hot outfit does wonders for your confidence on a Friday night; or how it’s still possible to have a high school type crush as an adult; or, how the ever dreaded beer... 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 »
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