The Day We Stopped Being “Friends”

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I'm not sure when it happened. Was it Tuesday? Maybe a week ago, or a random Sunday morning, as you curled up on the couch, with your laptop. Whatever the day, you made a conscious effort to remove me as a "friend" on Facebook... This whole non FB friend thing isn't news. I wrote you to congratulate you; I wrote you as if it was the "normal" thing to do. … [Read more...]

Stemmy’s Romantic Tweets

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So the Urban Dater has a Twitter Follower, @stemmy55. He's among our most cherished followers, too. I fell that over the last year or so I've really been able to connect with him and what motivates him... https://twitter.com/stemmy55/status/400287045836214273 and https://twitter.com/stemmy55/status/400649235189600256 More than that, Stemmy has … [Read more...]

Perspective is Everything.

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My friends were there laughing. I'd just told them how I'd had a threesome with a cute woman and her chihuahua (not really, but the chihuahua really makes for a good punchline) and they were rolling. "Really!!?" they asked.  I went on to tell a couple of other woeful dating stories. Again, to more laughs. My friend, Dee, rolled her eyes as her best friend … [Read more...]

Ask the Urban Dater: Shit or Get Off the Pot Edition

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Alright, so here goes... a guy and myself (a girl) started off as friends with benefits. It took forever for us to actually get to the point of us hooking up, and it all started by a lot of texting. Which made it all feel like the start of a relationship, we've only had sex once, but we still do other stuff all the time. Then we decided to end things because … [Read more...]

A Game of Horomones, OkCupid Experiments…

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I've said it before, the OkTrends blog is a fucking goldmine of information... When they post shit. Their last post was more than a couple of years ago. Naturally the lack of updates is kinda shitty. But who cares, right? It's OkCupid! On July 28th OkCupid posted a new article regarding an experiment that they'd been running over there. The article is an … [Read more...]