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I knew I needed to get out more, but I was cheap, so the idea of ponying up $49.99 to Match.com filled me with nausea. I had tried it three times previously: men from California inquired if I wanted a long distance relationship, mysterious men who wouldn't give their r...

Specific details have been omitted to protect the innocent (pssshhhhhh whatever).

 

His picture wasn’t that clear on OKCupid. Before I left my Silver Lake apartment to venture Eastward, I took one more quick scroll through his posted photos on the matchmaking website. Th...

 

I had a crush on a girl I worked with at a theatre. She was 23; I’m 30.  One of the things that drew me to her at first, besides being beautiful, is that she is a total Star Wars nerd.

I found every excuse to go and talk to her at work. Though I noticed...

 

Meeting a guy at a bar is always a gamble. When I met Mr. Presumptuous, we were at one of my favorite bars on Halloween. The decor was very Zombie-Tiki, if you will, and the crowd included people from all walks of life. Throw in some 90's Rap and Hip Hop and it made f...

 

In my years of dating, I had never had a truly horrible experience in which I was mistreated, lied to, disrespected, etc. I've only dated three guys my entire 28 years of life, and while they didn't work out, there are no hard feelings. Throw that all away when I met...

 

A few years ago in Chicago, I was suffering from a fever and tried to cancel my third date with a prospective long-term girlfriend who was having a going away party.  She was going away for a training that would last for three weeks. She had invited her closest friend...

 

Although I'm currently dating a great guy, I've had my ups and downs in the dating game before we were together. The most memorable was with a guy I met at the airport. We were both flying home for Thanksgiving, and after a good old flirt and chat, we realized that we...

When I moved to Los Angeles as a young twenty-something I was ready to take the fashion world by storm. I was smack in the middle of Hollywood and I couldn’t wait to explore it. I always knew dating in Los Angeles would come with a learning curve, but it turned out to...

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