Posts tagged "dating story"

Dater X: Easy Does It

Where to start? This week began with a wine-soaked meal with my ex, ended with another softball game with Mr. Firework, and found me spending time in a national park,…

Dater X 3.0 | July 21, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: The Best Worst First Date Ever, Because Of Course

Talk about “Ask and you shall receive.”
After last week’s uncomfortably confessional post, I decided I better put my money where my mouth is and get out On the Hunt.

Dater X 3.0 | July 14, 2015 - 11:30 am

Dater X: More Like Dater S-E-X, Right!? High Five!

Some bloggers take great delight in burying the most important or exciting bit of information at the bottom of their post, click-baiting you into scrolling paragraph after paragraph of self-indulgent prose to get

Dater X 3.0 | July 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: Don’t Block The Box

Do you ever feel like everyone’s out to get you?  This week has been like that, at least when it comes to my dating life.  The city has been nothing…

Dater X 3.0 | June 23, 2015 - 1:30 pm

Dealbreaker: I Got Called A Bitch On A Virtual First Date

For basically all of my adult life, I did not “date” in the conventional sense. I can count on one hand the number of times I went out to dinner…

Lauren Gitlin | May 4, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Girl On Girl: On Tinder & Women Objectifying Other Women

I have 876 matches on Tinder. I love Tinder. I’ve met some of my favorite people via Tinder, but sometimes, Tinder feels cheap. That feeling creeps up on me when…

Morgan Cohn | April 1, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Girl On Girl: Casual Dating Sucks No Matter What Gender You’re Into

There’s a thought process that being a lesbian is easier. Because women understand other women, they communicate better, and they’re exempt from the patriarchy. Yeah, right.

Morgan Cohn | March 24, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Girl Talk: If You’re Going To Date All Your Friends, You Have To Save Certain Things For Marriage

“A city of a million men, and you only bone out-of staters,” is my friend Meredith’s favorite thing to say to me. She’s not wrong – in a year of…

Beejoli Shah | March 16, 2015 - 1:00 pm

10 Math-Inspired Pickup Lines In Honor Of Pi Day!

Today is March 14th, Pi Day, and in honor of this nerdiest of holidays, we thought we’d help you infuse some math swagger into your flirting game. Because come on,…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger & Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 14, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Told Me I Needed To “Be Happier”

On our last date, we sat next to each other on the floor of an Afghan restaurant, sharing a plate of kaddo bourani and a bottle of wine. He looked at…

Allison McCarthy | March 11, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Girl On Girl: The Lesbian Obsession With Straight Women

In a time where female empowerment is so important and so celebrated, it’s absurd to me that women can still objectify other women for their own sexual validation.

Morgan Cohn | March 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Wanderlust: I May Be Smitten, But I Will Not Be Your Educator

I’ve written before about “distancing myself From white people” to avoid being constantly subjected to racial and cultural insensitivity. After years of dealing with well-meaning, but often ill-informed or inexperienced…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 2, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Dater X: Over And Out

Laying in bed watching “Grey’s Anatomy” last week, I started wondering, as I have during nearly every episode recently, why the show has continued for so many seasons. All of…

Dater X 2.0 | February 18, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Dealbreaker: The Third Wheel Hated Me

The girl was great: Tyler, a bright-haired activist who confessed her crush on me after a feminist burlesque show. The dates were great: a Valentine’s Day dance party in a…

Camille Guillot | February 17, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Dater X: V-Day & The L-Word

Valentine’s Day is juuuuust around the bend, and in unusual circumstances for me, I can actually celebrate it this year with, GASP,  a man. I’ve always been a fan of…

Dater X 2.0 | February 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: Jumping Head First Into Head-Shrinking

I’m happy to report that I went to my first successful therapy session this week. When I walked into Lauren’s cozy New York City office, I felt immediately at home.

Dater X 2.0 | February 4, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Dater X: A Penny For Your Thoughts

It’s been a few years since I’ve seen a therapist, but with the new year comes new self-discovery. Just last week, I bit my ring fingernail down to a three-centimeter…

Dater X 2.0 | January 29, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Dater X: Love Is About Choice, Not Chance

I’m convinced that 2015 is going to be a year of learning for me. We’re only a few weeks into the new year, and I like to think I’ve already…

Dater X 2.0 | January 21, 2015 - 12:20 pm

Dater X: My Relationship Goal For The New Year Is To Be Secure With Me

In my last post, I shared with you a comprehensive list of guys I’ve dated, slept with, or come in contact with over the last year, and the lessons I…

Dater X 2.0 | January 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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