Exposure in the Land of Romance

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Yet, every time I do this, I feel empty. Even with someone who, like I said, is perfectly fine. I could really like them. I could see how someone would love them and maybe sometimes I think I could see myself loving them too. Maybe I'm just not ready to deal with being responsible for someone else's feelings. Maybe I am afraid of rejection. Maybe ever since … [Read more...]

Okcupid Supports Love by Rejecting Mozilla Firefox

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GOOD NEWS! Valleywag recently reported that Okcupid has been redirecting Mozilla Firefox users to other browsers in a show of support for LGBTQ folk! A while back, Mozilla’s CEO Brendan Eich financially supported Prop 8, a California proposition that banned gay marriage in the state. TechCrunch covered the controversy that ensued after his private donation … [Read more...]

Weddings and Social Media: Keep It Simple, Stupid

These people look like people who own smartphones and if they love you they will probably take your picture.

Yesterday morning I was sipping on my coffee and nearly dribbled on myself in disgust when I came across this garbage:  Now You Can Get a $3,000 “Social Media Concierge” For Your Wedding. So apparently the W Hotel is offering someone who will “livetweet” (a term that always makes me laugh, as all tweeting is live) your wedding, as well as “[curate] a … [Read more...]

Yes, Yes! You Should Be “That Girl”

Relationship Advice: When to Be That Girl

One of the bizarre things about being in a relationship: Friends come to you for relationship advice, even when you may not be entirely qualified to give it. I ended up in a relationship when I did pretty much everything “wrong,” or so I thought at the time. My entire dating experience improved exponentially when I stopped giving a single fuck about being … [Read more...]

Does OkCupid’s Profile Boost Feature Actually Work?

So, who needs a boost?

It's no surprise, but OkCupid is my preferred site of choice, just nudging out How About We. Both services are great. OkCupid is free, though and remains a quality service. Over the last several months they rolled out a new "profile booster" feature. Seems simple enough. You pay them a couple bucks, you can get to the "head of the line" when folks are … [Read more...]