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Hammer Time

June 27, 2012


This story is from Rebecca, a 25-year-old journalist in NYC, as told to Raz: After my first date with Alan, I really, really liked him. After several online dating disasters, I was thrilled, and became one of those girls who would check my phone every hour just hoping he’d called. When he hadn’t called after […]

Got Mole?

May 14, 2012


I have two moles over my upper lip, and I’ve always hated them. As a kid, I was even convinced that I would keep growing more and more of them until I was left with a mole mustache. I had recurring nightmares about it. While the dreams have subsided, my self consciousness about my “beauty […]

Bahama Drama

May 10, 2012


This story is from Megan, a 28-year-old writer in NYC, as told to Raz: I’m not usually one to venture into the NYC club scene, but when a good friend decided to have her birthday party at a nightclub in the meat packing district, I begrudgingly slipped into something small and sparkly and decided to […]

Red Solo Cup

May 8, 2012


You know what I like about online dating? That you can check off all your non-negotiables before you even agree to say hello. The first things I look for? Age, religion, politics, height (remember, I’m a heightaholic), job and written description (no typos please!). If someone sends me a message, I tend to check out […]

Missed Connection

April 30, 2012


This story is from Stephanie, a 24-year-old office manager in NYC, as told to Raz: It was my average terrible commute to work. The 4/5 train was so crowded that I was shoved up against the door. But I decided to make the best of it, cranking up the volume on my iPod and silently […]

Hungry, Hungry Human

April 16, 2012


Starting this blog (i.e. going on three times the dates I normally would) comes with its definite perks. Mainly, I get a whole lot of free dinners. But, as a general rule, I think just drinks for a first date is the way to go. After all, there’s nothing worse than knowing before you even […]

Confessions of a Heightoholic

April 12, 2012


I’m Raz, and I’m a heightoholic. Well, a recovering heightoholic. Also known as heightism, heightoholism is a common side effect of a very tall ex-boyfriend. Though I’m short (5′ 3″), it’s difficult for me to give any guy under 6′ a second glance. Online dating sites are probably among the most dangerous places for a […]

We Need to Talk About Kevin

February 17, 2012


I mentioned my first ever online date in a previous post, ”Risky Business,” but there was so much more that happened on that never ending date. My friends will forever refer to him as Sushi Boy because of this little doozy: So, Kevin was a nice Jewish “business man” from upstate. We’d emailed a little […]