All posts by Anna Jorgensen

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

project: 50 first dates

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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Sexual Chemistry vs Emotional Connection

What's the difference between physical/sexual chemistry and intellectual/emotional connection?

The Difference Between Sexual Chemistry and Emotional Connection… This happened a few days ago … A guy on a dating site caught my attention! A rarity because 99.5% of the profiles I’ve read suck. Yes, that works out to 1 in 200 stand out in a good way. So, this guy has decent photos (not cheesy […]

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Dudes: What Not To Do If She Cancels Plans

Dating 101: This Week’s Top 5 Dating Tips For Shy Guys. Duet Right! This week’s dos and don’ts of dating include feedback from my own and friends’ dating experiences. Do confirm plans before the date. The day before, call. The day of, text. Why in this order? If she bails the day before, you can […]

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Fellas: Top 5 Tips To Rock Your First Date

Dating 101: First date, first kiss

Dating 101: Top 5 Dating Tips For Shy Men. Duet Right! This week’s dos and don’ts of dating include feedback from my own and friend’s dating experiences. Do ask her if it’s okay to order for her! Some ladies love this kind of chivalry, but others will find it chauvinistic. If you read her profile […]

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The Poor Man’s Way To Get To Date 2: Shhh

What's the difference between physical/sexual chemistry and intellectual/emotional connection?

Dating 101: Dating Tips for Shy Men. Duet Right! Even if she asks you out, you pay the first go. Whether it’s a coffee date (in this case my “date” ordered “a hot chocolate with whip cream”—raised eyebrow) or a 5-star restaurant. Hint: if you’re not sure it actually is a date, in my book—the man […]

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