Posts tagged "bad date"

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 definition of a no good, terrible, very bad first date -- so bad, that this woman endured her date's company until the bitter conclusion, just…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 29, 2014

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 -- but some so-called "bad" behavior is perfectly acceptable, with some caveats. Click on for nine times when it's okay to be a little wicked i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 8, 2013

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 olden day version of the “bend and snap” – thereby prompting him to retrieve it and engage her in some polite conversation. Today we play…

By: A New Mode / October 8, 2012

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 revived this morning, as I watched this classic episode, featuring dating show regular, Ken Scalir. (Apparently Ken has been around the dating show block quite…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / January 4, 2012

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 you weren't able to score on your date, you could still be a winner." [Shmitten Kitten]…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 12, 2011

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. Yes, I went on a date with a hobo killer--but that’s not why I stopped seeing him.

By: Julie Gerstein / February 11, 2011