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50 First Dates—First Date #11 & #12: Online Dating in Calgary

Dating in Calgary — Looks vs. Charisma: Who Wins? The first afternoon I move into my new pad in sunny Calgary, Alberta, I go on a date because online dating in Calgary is fun, right? Riiight?  (By the way, there’s a coupon code somewhere in this long, but informative, post!) Let’s backtrack just a smidge … […]

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Project 50 First Dates—First Date #5: Smoke Signals

Is Smoking a Dealbreaker? Dating site: match.com Age: 50s Kids: don’t think so. Work: management In all fairness, it was my fault. I didn’t read his profile. Or maybe I did, and I can’t remember because they―dating site profiles―start blurring together after a while. Hey, don’t judge―this is honesty. Anyone on a dating site long […]

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Project 50 First Dates―First Date #3: Facetious Financier

My third official first date for social study “Project: 50 First Dates.” Dating site: match.com Stats: Mid 40s, no kids Profession: finance “Hey, did you used to be in real estate? … Never mind, I Googled you … [something about a risqué Halloween costume from a decade ago …].” I’m thinking: Oh, shit. (And) He’s hot! (And) Wait, I’m […]

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Project 50 First Dates—First Date #1: The G Man

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Project 50 First Dates — AJ: Master Dater I had my first official date for this social study—official in that I told him the what’s-what and he agreed to meet me. Dating Site: match.com Age: mid-50s Kids: two; grown & gone Work: government; upper management We agree to meet at a lounge-y—uh, well—lounge near my […]

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