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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 […]

S.O.S.

April 22, 2013

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This story is from Christina, a 26-year-old dance teacher in Boston, as told to Raz: Back in August, I decided to kickstart my dating life again by pretty much accepting every date I got offered online. That was a bad decision. I agreed to a date with 46-year-old Mike. While I do tend to like […]

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, […]

Feedback From a Nice Jewish White Girl with a Naughty Side

December 14, 2012

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Continuing a fun tradition I started a while back (here), these are a few of the most awesomely bad messages I received throughout the month of November. The emails are in their entirety and have unfortunately not been edited at all. “So am I eventually going to get a message back? If not, let me […]

When I Was 17

October 17, 2012

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This story is from Jules, a 21-year-old student from Chicago, as told to Raz: This is the story of my first date. Funny thing was: I spent most of it having no idea I was even on a date.  I was 17, and my friend took me to a college party. I met a guy […]

Take Me Out With The Crowd

October 8, 2012

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This story is from Amy, a 27-year-old marketing associate in Washington, DC, as told to Raz: Zack and I met at a baseball game. He was cute and funny, but was about four years younger than me, which I normally would never go for. After the game, when he invited me over for dinner, I […]

The Great Sweatshirt Caper

July 11, 2012

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This story is from Lilian, a 24-year-old legal assistant from Boston, as told to Raz: Austin and I had been dating—well, hooking up—for a couple weeks when he invited me to a party at his acquaintance Victor’s apartment. He told me I could invite a friend or two, so I asked my roommate Christina to […]

Blame It On The Alcohol (Part 2)

May 18, 2012

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This story is from Kate, a 24-year-old merchandising assistant in NYC, as told to Raz: In case you missed Part 1 (which is right here, so you can just read it now), here’s what happened: Co-worker Simon is old but gorgeous. He sucks at showing up when he’s supposed to. I had too many cocktails […]

Blame It On The Alcohol (Part 1)

May 16, 2012

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This story is from Kate, a 24-year-old merchandising assistant in NYC, as told to Raz: When Simon, my coworker, asked me out, I didn’t even hesitate before saying yes. He was so hot. Like Ryan Gosling hot. And I got nervous and giggly just thinking about him. Plus, he didn’t even work in my department, […]

This Old Man

May 12, 2012

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This story is from Lauren, a 48-year-old lawyer from Chicago, as told to Raz: After my divorce, it seemed that every one of my friends had someone “perfect for me” that they just needed to set me up with. The problem was, these bachelors were almost always at least 15 years my senior. “Get used […]