Category: Dates & Details

This is where you can find the details of my sordid dating career. Yes, I’m kissing and telling, but we’re cool like that.

A Dating Story About Ugly Men’s Shoes.

I'll begin with a question for you, dear readers: What do you do when: You have a pretty decent date who is wearing a custom suit and looks pretty legit, but then you notice he's dressed in these shoes and you feel...

/ April 3, 2017
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

3 Ways to Make Her Ask You Out

Guys beat themselves up to no end trying to figure out how to ask a girl out. Approaching women can cause anxiety, especially if you're lacking in the area of confidence. But if you practice and put yourself out there,...

/ May 3, 2016
dating conversation

How to Keep the Conversation Interesting on a Date

Photo Cred: Greg Rakozy Whether it’s your first date, or a few dates in, or you’re spicing things up with a date night between you, there are topics and techniques to keep the conversation flowing. For example, when storytelling, try...

/ February 4, 2016

Cool First Date Ideas That Aren’t Really Cool

Let's set the scene people. You've got an upcoming date with someone new, you guys have texted and messaged back and forth feverishly. You have some stuff in common and already have an “inside joke.” The pressure to impress is...

/ January 21, 2016
Don't be like this guy...

How to DESTROY any 1st date night in 3 easy steps!

I get it – you don't want to go on yet another date because you can't bear the thought of one more magical time together. Don't worry I recently did an interview with the famous date night destroyer ‘Frank Badguy'...

/ October 20, 2015

Dating Secrets That Are No Secret

Dating is like riding a bike. Some of us power through it with little to no assistance, while others need a guided hand as we ease back into it after years away. Writing about the do's and the dont's of...

/ October 13, 2015

101 Things I Learned About Online Dating: Improvising Like a Jazz Player

Getting to the part where you ask someone out on a date is a sport. A serious fucking sport. It takes skill, emotional solidarity, and a keen sense of empathy. Ask, but don't be pushy; “let the game” come to...

/ October 4, 2015