Posts tagged "dating amelia"

Dating Amelia: Some Dating Rules I’ve Kept And A Few I’ve Ditched

This era of my Dating Amelia column (which has been a fixture on this site, off and on, for a couple of years) is not going to last long –…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 29, 2011 - 3:00 pm

Dating Amelia: Rewriting My Online Dating Profile

Last week I complained about the challenging time I was having on my latest foray into online dating. A little while later, Susannah IM’d to say: “You need to change…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 16, 2010 - 2:00 pm

Dating Amelia: Trying To Find Love Online Can Be A Real Downer

Allow me to be neurotic for a few hundred words.

I’ve been back on the online dating circuit for a grand total of 4.5 days and I already hate…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 11, 2010 - 2:30 pm

Dating Amelia: For Once I’m Not Being A Complete And Total Spaz

A wise Mind of Man once told me, “Generals are always prepared to fight the last war.” People — well, OK, I — try and work through the crap of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 30, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Dating Amelia: Happy, Finally, To Be Truly Single

The last time I went on a date was a month ago and it was decidedly “meh.” I deleted my profile off OKCupid because I was sick of getting new…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 21, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Dating Amelia: Closure Can Be Bittersweet

A few weeks ago I wrote about how I wasn’t sure if I was really ready to be dating again, that I was still dealing with the lingering effects of…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 1, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Dating Amelia: Maybe I Wasn’t Ready For This

I have a confession to make. I hate dating. Except for when I love it, and I only love it fleetingly, before my insecurities set in and I start to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 18, 2009 - 4:00 pm

Dating Amelia: Everyone’s Got Advice

Lately I’ve been getting a lot of advice. Solicited, unsolicited, much of it from female friends, most of it contradictory. Many of my female friends are in relationships, including my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 1, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Dating Amelia: My Last Bite Of Chicken Parm

“Tiggers should not date Eeyores,” DeVore said. “Tiggers can date Piglets, Piglets can date Pooh Bears, Pooh Bears can date Eeyores. Piglets and Roos can date, but Pooh Bears and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 19, 2009 - 1:00 pm

Dating Amelia: Kissing, Control Issues, & The Sneakerhead

Last week I had a new OK Cupid date, this time with someone who fit my type. You see, I have a type that I wish were my type: guys…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 18, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Dating Amelia: Is My Busted Engagement A Problem For You?

I never thought I would be in the position of dating with a broken engagement under my belt. I hope to never have another. As I’ve started dating again, I’ve…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 5, 2009 - 4:30 pm

Dating Amelia: How To Tell Someone You’re Not Interested

To be honest, I haven’t been in the position of rejectee very often. I dated this guy in college for a couple months who one day showed up at my…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 24, 2009 - 3:30 pm

Dating Amelia: Cuddle Fridays, Rude Boys, & Mr. Plaid Glasses

An update on the Doodler. I do no like, nor do I accept, guys sending mixed messages. According to He’s Just not That Into You, I’m supposed to read the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 20, 2009 - 2:30 pm

Dating Amelia: Red Wine + Tapas = A Clever And Dangerous First Date Activity

Ugh, ouch. Copious amounts of red wine and very, very, very tiny plates of food – genius way to get your date lubed up.

So, last night I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 7, 2009 - 1:30 pm

Dating Amelia: The Deal With Chicken Parm

For the last few months I’ve been seeing someone – Chicken Parm, as he’s been referred to a few times already — that I met on the online dating site…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 3, 2009 - 2:00 pm

Dating Amelia: Where Do I Begin …?

As many of you who have been reading The Frisky for awhile know, I was engaged for much of the site’s lifespan. I was with my fiance for four years…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 1, 2009 - 2:00 pm