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The Subtext Of An Entire Relationship In 4 Minutes

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Dating subtext decoded!

In this video “Speed Dating,” Emma Koenig breaks down everything we’re thinking but not saying throughout the course of a relationship. From the first date (“I think it’s important that the phrase ‘I’ll do whatever you want to do’ is said by both of us at least five times”) through post-breakup (“Can we bump into each other at the movies with our new casual sex partners we’re kind of dating but not really?”), there’s a whole lot of subtext that goes on. Enough to make your head explode. This is frighteningly accurate. We daters really are odd, odd creatures. [You Tube]

Girl Talk: The Loner Gets Talked Into Speed Dating

Last week, I set out to interview “Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger. My plan was to go in, impress her with my wife-ability, and be home in time for wine and “Parks and Recreation.” So I’m still not sure how, an hour later, I found myself sitting on a bar stool, roped into speed dating by the kind people at HurryDate.com. “There’s an odd number of men,” the publicist said, rationalizing why I needed to participate.

Being a serial online dater, I have had my share of awkward first dates. I liked the idea of spending five minutes with someone, rather than wasting a whole night to realize we were incompatible. Plus, I thought maybe I might meet a few people I wouldn’t necessarily think to go out with. Even though I had the lowest of low expectations, I was still sweating and self-conscious. Are they noticing how big my head is? Can they smell me sweating? Keep reading »

Friday Quickies!

  • The dos and don’ts of speed dating. [Tango]
  • The things guys think they need to keep from their girlfriends. [DearSugar]
  • The winners of a sex haiku context. Ha. [DailyBedpost]
  • CandyKirby’s answers to Cosmo readers’ questions. [CandyKirby.com]
  • Who’s having the most sex. [Shine]
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    Friday Quickies!

  • The tenth way of identifying a tranny? Her big hands. [Asylum]
  • Us Weekly teaches you how to starve yourself just like a celeb! [Jezebel]
  • If you’re not going to be able to eat at Beijing’s penis restaurant any time soon, drool (or vomit) over some photos of its dishes. [Spiegel]
  • Seven reasons why one woman is becoming a polygamist. [Divine Caroline]
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  • The Daily Squeeze: Naked Flights, Cougars Find Love, And Online Dating Science

  • A German travel agency is offering a flight for nudists. For about $735, passengers can fly from Erfurt, Germany to Baltic Sea resort Usedom in the nude. They’ll have to keep their clothes before boarding and disembarking, but who can resist “flying free?” [Yahoo!]
  • Pretty soon there will be loads of Demi/Ashton-type couples running around. A speed-dating event taking place in NYC in February will pair up rich, older women with younger boy toys. More than 5,000 men applied to be included in the event. [Brisbane Times]
  • What’s behind online dating sites like eHarmony and Chemistry.com? Algorithms, baby. [NY Times]
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