Project 50 First Dates — First Date #2: Slouchy Stargazer

My 2nd Official 1st Date for Project 50 First Dates Like The G Man from First Date #1 (see blog), SS is another gentleman I’m impressed by because … he’s got the balls to go on a fake date, the openness and optimism to “see what happens” and the generosity to share and receive: his story […]

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How To Find The Right Woman On A Dating Site

How Do I Find The Right Gal Online? “What’s your selection process?” Jane asks me the other day. “[Your] journey to find the the right guy to date.” Jane is the founder and owner of Matchmaker for Hire and, obviously, a matchmaker. She tells me, “The biggest complaint in the real world of dating is […]

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The Best Places To Meet Women (For Shy Guys)

Where Are The Best Places to Meet Women? Whenever I’m asked by shy guys where the best places to meet women are, I say, “Online dating sites.” And then they sigh, or roll their eyes, or slump their shoulders—or all of these things—and say, “I tried online dating and it didn’t work for me.” And then I […]

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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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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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