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OkCupid University: Etiquette 0500

By On May 7, 2013

Welcome to another installment of OkCupid University!  In case you missed it, you can find my intro to OkC post here. Many of the most common question I get asked about online dating revolve around etiquette.  A lot of myths still abound about male/female interaction, and since the majority of my friends are heterosexual, that’s what I hear the most…

Personal & Advice

My Thoughts on Dove’s “Real Beauty” Sketch Video

By On April 28, 2013

Have you seen Dove’s latest Campaign for Real Beauty video?  If not, go take a look. First of all, I know there are 1,000,001 posts out there already about Dove’s Real Beauty campaign, both positive and negative.  After watching their most recent video, I had a thought that I haven’t seen addressed yet. The entire thing hinges on how other people…

Articles & Essays / Sex & Relationships

Dating and Friends

By On January 26, 2013

I’m going to put this right out there: Some people suck at having friends and dating at the same time. Have you ever had a friend who just completely disappeared after meeting Mr./Ms. Right(Now)?  Maybe you’ve been that friend.  Maybe you currently are that friend.  Stop that asshattery right this instant. I get it, and I’m happy for you.  You’ve met…

Dating & Relationships / Personal & Advice

Living and Loving Arrangements

By On July 17, 2012

Darlings, the last week has been absolutely 100% different from what I anticipated. Until last Thursday, I was planning to move into my apartment in one of the nice, safe, but boring neighborhoods of Pittsburgh.  I would be moving at the end of the month, living with two guys I didn’t know (but who seemed very sweet from our brief…