Monthly Archives: June 2012

“THAT Guy” – Mr. Soapbox

Alright… if you’re just now joining us, we’re returning once again to the real-life chronicles of Sarah’s dating life.  In this episode of our “THAT Guy” series, we’re exploring the world of those men who feel the strong need to … Continue reading

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Personal Shopper?

So – did you know that you can have someone on Match.com write your profile FOR you? Yup, for $42.63, some mid-level someone in some office somewhere will take your tidbits and turn them into a bio.  They’ll also rewrite your headline.  Sigh…  This … Continue reading

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They’re worth 1,000 creepy words…

Profile pictures.  Yup.  It’s time for the talk. Here are some that are not recommended.  And….to be clear…. When I say “not recommended,” what I really mean is, [pumps her fists angrily into the air] “WHY?  Why do people think … Continue reading

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Tips & Judgmental Musings…

Here are a few thoughts and tips for the men out there creating online dating profiles: (in no particular order) – If you’re wearing a hat in all your profile photos, …the jig is up.  We know you’re bald.  Own … Continue reading

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“THAT Guy” – Mr. McSmarmy

SO… interspersed throughout my broadly judgmental musings on dating, I thought I’d include some personal accounts of particular men (names will be changed…. obvi) or archetypes of men.  I’ve asked some friends to help contribute to this sub-series, so we … Continue reading

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Its Called a Contraction… (yes…Im going for irony)

I’d like to propose that online dating sites provide a few more “demographics” on the profiles.  I definitely want to know the usual stats:  Height, Weight, smoker?, Faith, etc. but – how’s about adding a basic intelligence quotient?  It wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Man Shopping

So, after a heart-breaking, gut-wrenching break-up last winter, (I like to start things out on a light note)… I decided to try online dating.  I had briefly used “ChristianMingle.com” before, which is where I’d found my ex-boyfriend (we may hear … Continue reading

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