Datebook: Where the Bizarre World of Online Dating Comes to Life

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In this ever increasingly fast-paced world, who hasn’t had at least some experience with the horrible/wonderful world of online dating?  During the early parts of the relationship with my boyfriend Eric, we would often commiserate together over the many ridiculous online dating experiences we both had before meeting each other (thankfully in the wild – not … [Read more...]

Kelly Seal and Her New Book Date Expectations

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Recently I had the chance to interview writer, journalist, and award-winning dating blogger Kelly Seal about her new book Date Expectations: A Guide to Changing Your Dating Life and Finding Real Love. Perhaps you've read some of Kelly's sage dating advice over on Huffington Post, Digital Romance, or her own blog. If not, here's an opportunity for you to get … [Read more...]

A Friday Night Date Gone Badly…

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I sat there, in anticipation of my Friday Night Date, at the bar admiring a glass of La "La Cuveé des Piche" (it sounded pretty rad, so I ordered the fucking thing) and couldn't look away from how the light played with the wine, as it peeked through the deep red colors. I swirled it around, inspecting it as if I had the first fucking clue as to what I was … [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...]

Introductions: A New Addition to the Urban Dater

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Once upon a time, I met your dashing Urban Dater host Alex in a dark corner of a whiskey bar in Downtown Los Angeles, long after many attempts at getting together and chatting online. After a couple of drunken conversations of living vicariously through Alex’s dating foibles and lamenting the hilarity (and inanity) of so much common dating advice, joining … [Read more...]