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.

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

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