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Don’t Be Short With Me

March 31, 2013

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This story is from Christina, a 26-year-old dance teacher in Boston, as told to Raz:  This is a series of emails between me and Connor, a guy I met on HowAboutWe.com: —————————— On Tue, Mar 19, 2013 at 1:47 PM, Christina wrote: Hey there, I got your message on howaboutwe, and I’d love to see […]

When Push Comes to Shove

March 26, 2013

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This story is from Brittany, a 26-year-old med student in Chicago, as told to Raz: When I was a freshman in high school, I had my first very kiss with Tyler, who went to another school. We started seeing each other, and I really liked him. (I mean, I had never kissed anyone before, so […]

Adventures in Cat Sitting

February 6, 2013

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This story is from Corey, a 26-year-old nanny in NYC, as told to Raz: I’m not a huge fan of online dating, but I admit, whenever I’m at a low point in my romantic life, I’ll hop back on good old OkCupid to boost my morale. During one time back on the online dating train, […]

Ass Man

January 30, 2013

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This story is from Laura, a 25-year-old vet student in L.A., as told to Raz: The new thing in vet school is apparently to join an online dating service—everyone’s doing it. So I jumped on that bandwagon and joined OkCupid. One of my first messages was from a guy named Ryan. We were only a […]

Brief Encounter

January 28, 2013

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This story if from Dahlia, a 28-year-old actress in NYC, as told to Raz: In hindsight I’m surprised I didn’t die after all the unwise decisions I made on my first date with Frank. We’d met online in Winter 2008. He was from Williamsburg, and invited me to meet him at the Blackbird Cafe. I […]

Playing with Fire

January 15, 2013

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This story is from Jane, a 33-year-old baker in NYC, as told to Raz:  Over the summer, I met Andrew on Match.com. On our first date, he was nice, but a little fidgety. Our dinner table had a flower and a candle on it, and he made a habit of nervously sticking the flower into […]

Now You See Him, Now You Don’t

January 10, 2013

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This story is from Brianna, a 25-year-old law student in Washington D.C., as told to Raz: I Met Dan through a mutual friend, Elyse, at a roof party. She said they’d dated a few times but hadnt really clicked. Dan and I, however, really clicked. Once he and I got to talking, we didn’t stop. […]