Interpersonal Communication

September 24, 2013

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This story is from Eliza, a law student in NYC, as told to Raz: It was the beginning of my first year of law school, and, in some of my more boring classes, my girl friends and I played a game where we made lists of those in the room we’d be willing to sleep […]

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Island Getaway

September 10, 2013

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My friends and I spent Labor Day weekend on Fire Island. Our first night there, after a rousing game of Musical Chairs Flip Cup (You’ve never played Musical Chairs Flip Cup?! You’re doing it wrong.), we headed out to the bars. Our chosen bar’s dance floor was almost completely empty. But we were all riled […]

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Sexnado

September 4, 2013

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This story is from Sofia, a premed student in Seattle, WA, as told to Raz:  I have to admit, I was looking for a one night stand. I met Ryan on OkCupid and he seemed pretty cool. He was a computer science and applied math double major at Berkeley and I definitely find intelligence attractive. […]

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Wipe the Smile Off My Face

August 27, 2013

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Here’s a doozy so big and so intense that it deserves its own post. I received this brief little message on OkCupid at the beginning of last month: “Gosh, your smile <3” Then, 18 days later, after no response from me: “Gosh, am so in love with your smile ❤ Could imagine waking up every […]

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The Replacements

August 20, 2013

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This story is from Sam, a 27-year-old student from L.A., as told to Raz: I went to a club with Jessica, a girl I’d been hooking up with. After a night of dancing, I assumed we’d be heading back to my place. But when I asked if she wanted to leave, she got a mischievous look […]

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Recent OKCupid Gold (Nothing Gay Though Because I’m Straight.)

August 6, 2013

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Ok guys, I’m not saying that every message you’re sending me on an online dating site needs to be an individually crafted personal ode to why I’m the perfect girl for you. In fact, that sounds really creepy. More often than not, a simple “Hey, how are you?” does the trick just fine. With that […]

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Once a Bully, Always a Bully

July 8, 2013

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This story is from Scott, a teacher in Connecticut, as told to Raz. A couple weeks ago, I went on a date with a coworker. We met up at a bar and chatted about nothing for a while, just like any first date. Eventually, we got onto the topic of work—the first thing so far […]

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