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Funny Girl Sex Guide: 7 Steps To A Terrible, No Good, Very Bad First Date

Once upon a time (a couple weeks ago), a woman (me) emerged from her self-imposed dating exile and went on her first date in months. What transpired was the very…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 29, 2014 - 1:00 pm

9 Times It’s Okay To Be A Little Wicked In Dating

Let’s be honest: few of us behave like perfect angels in dating or while in a relationship. Some wickedness goes too far of course — cheating is never cool –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 8, 2013 - 10:00 am

How To Escape From An Awful First Date

There was once a time when women’s sole initiative role in the human mating ritual involved nothing more than dropping a silken handkerchief in the presence of her objet d’amour – an…

A New Mode | October 8, 2012 - 5:50 pm

The Best Worst “Blind Date” Ever

You know what I’d like to see have a comeback in 2012? “Blind Date,” that ’90s dating show featuring scornful and snarky pop-up commentary. My interest in this show was…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 4, 2012 - 9:20 am

Let’s Play Bad Date Bingo!

As the saying goes, when life hands you lemons, make vodka lemonade. Likewise, when life hands you a bad date, play Shmitten Kitten’s Bad Date Bingo “because, hey, even if…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 12, 2011 - 10:40 am

Girl Talk: About That Time I Accidentally Went On A Date With A Hobo Killer

Earlier this week, I wrote about my flagrant disregard for Valentine’s Day. But a small (minor!) detail–a teensy admission about a particular ex of mine–seemed to garner the most attention.

Julie Gerstein | February 11, 2011 - 2:00 pm