Posts tagged "Single Scene"

Drinking, Food and Dating: By the numbers!

Drinking, Food and Dating: By the numbers!
We, as daters are entitled to having our own preferences. Especially when it comes to what turns us on… And especially what turns us off. But admittedly, it seems like we’ve set way too many for our own good. A survey released recently by TODAY.com and and Match.com reveals just how deep our preferences run — and you... Read more »

What Do People Really Think About Marriage?

What Do People Really Think About Marriage?
Sure — there have been more break-ups in Hollywood than any teen soap lately… And it seems that less people are rushing to the altar (although I will personally be attending a slew of weddings this summer)… Which may make you wonder whether the institution has become a joke. But, does that mean it’s worth... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

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 »

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 »
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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 »

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 #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 »