die alone

What if I Die Alone?

Unless your end comes in the form of being with a lot of living people who all suddenly die at the same time, or within several hours of your death, you are going to die alone. Let’s get that out...

/ June 28, 2016
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Become the Man of Your Dreams, Part 1: Tough pills.

Be yourself. It’s sound advice that we’ve all received. I’ve raised a middle-finger when receiving this bit of tried-and-true wisdom. Well, that’s because that advice is only half-baked when in actuality the phrase should be: Become the man you want to be—then...

/ June 21, 2016
breakups

A Little Q and A

Breakups happen at the intersection of choice and consequence Six days ago, at an intersection, we walked different directions. You went your way, and I went mine. I can’t commit to you the way you want me to, and I...

/ June 12, 2016
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101 Things I Learned About Online Dating: Learning to Let Go

I wrote this back in December 2015. I never bothered to publish it until today. When we find a good thing we want it; when we meet someone with whom we have chemistry, we want to explore it further. Ultimately,...

/ June 10, 2016
glamping

Turn Date Night into a Glampout

A few years ago, my wife (then-girlfriend) Alex and I were invited, by her friend, to go camping. Being city slickers, neither of us had much experience camping, but we ran out to Wal-Mart to get supplies. Knives, a tent, camping...

/ June 2, 2016
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3 Smartphone Apps To Explode Your Dating Life Into Action

Tinder has been the daddy of online dating apps for some time. With millions of matches made each month, it’s still an essential app if you want to meet potential partners via your smartphone. But it’s not the only app...

/ May 31, 2016
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What to Expect When Dating a Foreigner

It wasn’t so long ago when my date and I nervously and awkwardly exchanged hugs in a dimly lit bar, grabbing seats at a table smiling at one another. My date wasn’t from “around here” and I knew that, but...

dating psychology

Psychology of the “Dating Game”

The Showtime television program, “Bullsh*t!”–Season Two, Episode Sixteen, 2004 (on youtube.com, September 30th, 2013), co-hosted by magicians Penn Jillette and Raymond Teller, reported on the billion-dollar dating industry. But is that industry worth the “billion-dollar” hype? The big game players...

/ May 26, 2016