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.

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

Lazy Sunday Afternoon Date Ideas

Lazy Sunday Afternoon: No Mind For You Or Your Partner To Worry Lazy Sunday Afternoon: No Mind For You Or Your Partner To Worry Sunday Morning. It’s perhaps the perfect morning of the week. Unless you’re suffering with a sore...

/ May 27, 2015

Breezing your way through a first date

Once upon a time I went on dates. I’ve always struggled with word date. It sounds so formal, and formality and I don’t mix. Let’s just go with – once upon a time I went for dinner with men who...

/ May 7, 2015

How Honest Are We?

You could hit me with a red flag and said, “I just hit you with a red flag,” and I still wouldn't take the hint that I was in a bad situation. I am a hopeful romantic. Red flags for me are...

/ December 2, 2014

Stemmy’s Romantic Tweets

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… @theurbandater I LOVE...

/ August 20, 2014

Choking a First Date in Front of Yogurtland…

I don't know what's gotten into me this past month…Clearly I should stop dating. Clearly. But I won't. So what the hell? I don't know; I'm in a weird place. During the last couple of dates I've been on I've...

/ May 6, 2014
buying flowers, sending flowers, romantic flowers,

An Idiot’s Guide to Sending Flowers

Flowers: they’re undeniably romantic, hugely impressive and every girl loves receiving them – but how do you pick out the perfect bouquet? Follow these top tips and you’ll be on the road to flower success in no time! On a first...

/ March 25, 2014
does age matter

Does Age Really Matter When Looking To Date Someone

Dating and online relationships have attained new heights with the massive proliferation of online dating sites. With divorce rates on the high, we find more and more singles, both women and men over 50 years of age, feeling free to...

/ August 29, 2013