I Was Dying In A Hospital Bed And My Boyfriend Ghosted Me

I Was Dying In A Hospital Bed And My Boyfriend Ghosted Me

For any of you that are unaware of what ghosting means, it’s when your significant other basically falls off the face of the Earth. Essentially, you never hear from them again. Or they are done with you and don’t even offer you the courtesy of an explanation. Are they dead? Did they join a cult? […]

Getting Down And Dirty With The Basics Of Online Dating

Getting Down And Dirty With The Basics Of Online Dating

For people of a particular generation, the idea of online dating seems terrible. It brings to mind images of an underworld of dodgy date prospects and risky situations. As such, we’d never even consider this as a way of meeting men. But, when you’re on the dating scene in the modern age, online seems to […]

Is Traditional Dating Dead?

Is Traditional Dating Dead?

After an 11-12 year hiatus, I have been back in the dating pool for 5 or 6 months now. And I have to say, it’s been a rude awakening. Dating is so much different now than it was in my 20s. Sooooo much different. And, honestly, I am having a really hard time trying to […]

Online Dating And The Fallout Of Being Catfished

Online Dating And The Fallout Of Being Catfished

When I moved into the dating pool, it was after a sudden ending of a relationship I had been deeply involved in. Sadly, it was also a start and stop relationship. We’d be intensely into each other, then have a falling out, then try it again. When it ended, however, there hadn’t been any falling […]

I Was In A Controlling Relationship And Didn’t Even Know It

I Was In A Controlling Relationship And Didn't Even Know It

Last month I ended things with a guy who I had been seeing for a few months, on and off. I say on and off because that’s exactly what it was. We would be on one week, off the next. Constantly. It was really quite ridiculous and childish, looking back, and I am not quite […]

Online Dating And My Personal Catfish Experience

Online Dating And My Personal Catfish Experience

I feel like most of you know what catfish means as in terms of dating, right? If not, check out this show stat from MTV and then get back over here. So, anyway, I have been dating online for years. I did it in my 20s, then I was married to Jay for the entirety […]

Telling The Truth About Online Honesty And Dating

Telling The Truth About Online Honesty And Dating

I’m back, and it seems just in the nick of time since Dawn announced she’s taking a break from the world of online dating. Never fear: I’ll continue to try to entertain you with my own experiences, both comedic and tragic.

Why I Shut Down My Online Dating Profiles

Why I Shut Down My Online Dating Profiles

As many of you have probably already read about, I decided to try online dating again after being out of the dating pool for about 12 years. We also try to keep it fair over here, so if you haven’t already been following along, be sure to check out Rafe’s experience online dating as well. […]

The Guy Side: Starting Online Dating at 40

The Guy Side: Starting Online Dating at 40

Recently, Dawn announced she had returned to the dating pool and started writing about her experience with the world of online dating. At the same time, she asked to see if she had any friends who wanted to write about the topic from the male perspective. This was an incredibly wise move on her part […]

Ghosting – Have You Ever Been Ghosted?

Ghosting ~   Yesterday I learned about a new thing called “ghosting.” What the heck is that? Well, remember the good old days when you you spent all afternoon getting ready for a hot date and your suitor never even bothered to show up {I use the term “good old days” loosely}? You were stood […]