Posts tagged "dater x"

Dater X: Taking Turns, Investing Equally

This week, I found myself in a position with Scar Twin that I’ve never been in before (and no, I’m not talking about sexual positions— that’s a story for another…

Dater X 2.0 | August 27, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: Let’s Get It On

I know, I know, you’ve all been waiting with bated breath to find out if Scar Twin and I got it on. And BOY, DID WE.

You see,…

Dater X 2.0 | August 20, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: To Bang Or Not To Bang?

In the lifecycle of dating, there’s a black hole smack dab in the middle of “I’m talking to someone” and “He’s my boyfriend,” that I like to call Exclusivity Limbo.

Dater X 2.0 | August 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: Moving Right Along, Looking For The Red Flags

In dating, it’s always important to smile, laugh, respect each other and feel a mutual connection, but until now, I can honestly say I’d forgotten what it feels like to…

Dater X 2.0 | August 6, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: My Date With A Gentleman

It brings me great pleasure to inform you all that I’ve gone on another successful date with Scar Twin.  After our first date, where I oh-so-gracefully mimicked JLaw’s Oscars fall…

Dater X 2.0 | July 30, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: Of Course, It’s Too Early To Know If He’s The One

For the past 10 months or so that I’ve been sharing my love life with you as Dater X, my search for a soul mate has gone from a persistent,…

Dater X 2.0 | July 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: A Great Date & An Epic Fall

It was only a day or so after things crashed and burned on my date with Jack when OKCupid emailed me a “match,” alerting me that someone was interested. After…

Dater X 2.0 | July 15, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: Three Strikes, You’re Out

Last week, I went on my first date with Jack, the young publicist I met through work. And after I tell you all what occurred on that date, I’m confident…

Dater X 2.0 | July 9, 2014 - 12:20 pm

Dater X: My First Younger Man?

To give you all an update, my Stage Five Clinger is still clinging. After several days without hearing from him, which was of course the desired result from our very…

Dater X 2.0 | July 2, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: We’ve Got A Stage-Five Clinger, Folks

Like everybody else in America, I decided to jump on the World Cup bandwagon last week and headed to a bar after work to catch a game with friends. When…

Dater X 2.0 | June 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: Getting Back On The Horse

The first week after a breakup is always the most difficult. The rejection is fresh and the sting still burns, which makes it that much harder to remind yourself that…

Dater X 2.0 | June 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: A Breakup I’ll Never Forget

It went as perfectly perfect as a breakup could go, I suppose.

Only a few days after my last Dater X post, when I told you all about…

Dater X 2.0 | June 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: Getting Over The “What Ifs”

I’m sure you’re all wondering what happened with the whole Andrew/Marky Mark situation, and I’m going to get to that—I promise. But before I do, I want to thank those…

Dater X 2.0 | June 4, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: I’ve Got A Case Of The “What Ifs”

For the first time in a while, I feel like I’m entering into a relationship at a healthy, comfortable pace. Things with Andrew are exactly where they should be: we’re…

Dater X 2.0 | May 28, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: State Of The Union

I’ve always been told that true love will find you when you’re least expecting it. I’ve always thought that was a load of bullshit. Like I’m supposed to believe that…

Dater X 2.0 | May 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: Rethinking The Ex-Factor

To say I was shocked when I saw my ex-boyfriend Don’s name pop up on my phone last month is an understatement. But since then, we’ve been casually chatting, exchanging text messages…

Dater X 2.0 | May 14, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: When Exes Intimidate

It’s been a month to the day since I met Andrew, my surprisingly charming OKCupid run-in who recognized me and introduced himself out at a bar. We’ve been hanging out pretty…

Dater X 2.0 | May 7, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: What “Happily Single” Means To Me

A few weeks ago, I abandoned my practice of ruthlessly hunting down a husband like a poacher on the hunt for ivory tusks in favor of focusing on my own…

Dater X 2.0 | April 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: Height Or Flight? On Ditching My Dating Dealbreaker

When it comes to dating, I have a lot of preferences. I’d prefer to end up with someone who shares my religion, my political views and my musical interests. I’d…

Dater X 2.0 | April 23, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: An Unexpected (And Surprisingly Pleasant) OKCupid Run-In

The other night when a number I didn’t recognize flashed on my phone, I decided to answer the call and was greeted with a cheerful, “Hey there, it’s Andrew.”

Dater X 2.0 | April 16, 2014 - 12:00 pm