In March, I came to Vancouver to meet Soleil for the first time, and spent six magical days exploring the city. In May, I ventured to Denver for StokerCon, and ate my way through the various restaurants while expanding my horror knowledge. I wrote about both of these events after they happened. The Getaway,… Continue reading Getaway With Soleil: Vancouver Part 1
While apps may make it easier than ever to meet and hook-up with any and every one to find a good match, to have casual fun, or to go out for a little while and then part amicably, that isn’t always the case. If we talk enough about people who are out every weekend… Continue reading Are You a Serial Monogamist?
Why, yes, this blog title’s is based off of One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish. I won’t be giving ideas for fun things to do, but discussing the types of dates that we sometimes fall into. These may occur at any stage of dating or during a relationship, and the level of… Continue reading Real Date, Zoom Date, Errand Date, Room Date
I’m not saying that dating apps killed romance as it was largely known, but, well, let’s say for every rose you’ll get a handful of thorns. For many people, dating apps such as Tinder, Bumble, or Hinge are the easiest and most popular way to meet, match, and date. Whether they’ve just moved to… Continue reading 5 Questions to Ask Yourself before Using Dating Apps
I’m what you might call a “long-term, repeat user” of digital dating. Back in 2012, I would write about my exploits with online dating and offer advice. Here I am doing it again. Since 2019, I’ve been using a variety of dating apps to chat and meet people, and escape reality. When I left… Continue reading My Experiences with 5 Dating Apps
The funny thing is if you give anything time your perspective changes. On December 15, 2018, I was heartbroken, sobbing to “All Too Well” in my car as I drove home after what felt like the end. It turns out that was only the beginning. On December 15, 2019, my friends and I… Continue reading Celebrating Two Years of Ms. Independent
One of the more difficult aspects of dating in the 21st century is the overwhelming presence and connectivity of social media not only in my life, but in the lives of people I may be pursuing. Obviously, as I grew up during this technology boom it’s changed and adapted multiple times and, due to… Continue reading Should You Keep, Delete, or Archive Past Relationships?
I was in the shower, the place where all good deep thoughts happen, when I realized—somewhere in the past couple years of dating—I had neglected something. You see, thanks to a very honest dialogue with my friends, I had immediately raised my standards on the people I matched with on dating apps. They didn’t… Continue reading Raising My Support Standards: Scraps & The Bare Minimum
Over five years ago, I wrote a short guide to moving in with your significant other. While I stand by most of the advice in that previous post, I figured it was time for an update and a bit of an overhaul since I have way more experience in terms of living with roommates… Continue reading How to Move-In and Live Together REDUX
This is the second in a series of posts about my experiences with dating apps. Before I focused on the “11 Reasons Why I Swipe Left” and this time I’ll be explaining why I, personally, am interested in a person based on the information they present in a dating profile. Now, based on the… Continue reading 11 Reasons Why I Swipe Right