Category Archives for 50 First Dates

How To Find The Right Guy On A Dating Site

Find The Right Guy on a Dating Site – Really? “What’s your selection process?” Jane asks me the other day. “Your journey to help women find the the right guy on a dating site?” Jane is a matchmaker. She tells me, “The biggest complaint in the real world of dating is about the journey to […]

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50 First Dates—First (Not) Date #9: Why Do I Keep Picking Jerks?

“Nice” Guys Finish Last? Hurt People Hurt People? When people suffer within, they share their pain with “out.” (They take it out on the world.) Dating Site: Plenty of Fish Stats: Early 40s, no kids Work: [Leaving private for his sake] I debated whether or not to post this, wondering, “Is it my ego that needs […]

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50 First Dates—First Date #9 Almost: How To Break Up With Someone You Just Started Dating

How to Break Up with Someone Dating Site: n/a; met in “the real world” Stats: Never married, no kids, one dog Career: Entrepreneur, medical field I met Red—a fellow fire-top—at a social event I attended with friends. He was sitting at a table next to us with a bunch of his friends. I noticed he […]

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50 First Dates―First Date #7: Long Distance Dating?

Dating site: POF (I think) then Facebook 2010 (!) with a follow-up last week (!!) Stats: Early 40s, no kids Work: Building / Architectural Designer Things to contemplate when considering long distance dating or a long distance relationship … I have no recollection of chatting with Seattle Sailor, but it was six years ago after all. […]

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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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