Professional Dater

When I was married I was in counseling and the counselor got me hooked onto journalling.  I had a lot of things to process at the time.   I remember how great it felt to focus in on one thought and get everything related to that thought out on paper.  The counselor complimented me on […]

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Dating is Exhausting…

I was born in 1979 and grew I up in the 80s and 90s.  I remember the days before everyone had a cellphone.  To have a private conversation you needed to have a kitchen phone with a cord on it long enough to make it into the bathroom.   Even then you were hoping not […]

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Block Upon Request

I saw this meme online and I thoroughly enjoy questions like these that provoke thought.  This question speaks more to who I was and less to who I am.  Point of fact I did cut people out of my life without the request for the sake of my relationships.  I am neither proud nor have […]

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Date Night: Billiards Bowling and Darts

I want to have a weekly post about places to go.  This does not have to be a first date and I am going to attempt to review specific places of business. You don’t have to be any good at any of these things.  Simply being open to doing something different that what you’re used […]

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Dating IceBreaker Hello, Its Me

Greetings, salutations, or hello.  An introduction, an opener, a pickup line, whatever you want to call it. it is the beginning of a conversation.  Some of us are decent conversationalists making it easy to strike of a conversation with almost anyone not everyone. So you swiped in the appropriate direction and you got a match […]

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Dating IceBreakers Common Interests

Greetings, salutations, or hello.  An introduction, an opener, a pickup line, whatever you want to call it. it is the beginning of a conversation.  Some of us are decent conversationalists making it easy to strike of a conversation with almost anyone not everyone. So you swiped in the appropriate direction and you got a match […]

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Not Looking for a Hookup?!?

Okay Ladies, we know you’re not looking for a hookup. You can stop wasting character space on your dating app profiles inserting that tag line. I have chatted with women these last months that have had that on their profiles, then after a day or two ask me directly when we were going to hook […]

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Dating IceBreaker All I Want

Greetings, salutations, or hello.  An introduction, an opener, a pickup line, whatever you want to call it. it is the beginning of a conversation.  Some of us are decent conversationalists making it easy to strike of a conversation with almost anyone not everyone. So you swiped in the appropriate direction and you got a match […]

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Dos Don’ts: Who Pays

I am going to try to start a new segment for dating tips.  Each segment will include a Do and a Don’t.  The Dos are generally common sense and intended to be helpful.  The don’ts are to add a bit of irony and humor in opposing the do. Do… Be financially stable enough to date.  Going […]

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Dating IceBreaker Introductions

Greetings, salutations, or hello.  An introduction, an opener, a pickup line, what ever you want to call it. it is the beginning of a conversation.  Some of us are decent conversationalists making it easy to strike of a conversation with almost anyone not everyone. So you swiped in the appropriate direction and you got a […]

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