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DFMO

October 22, 2013

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This story is from Ashley, a 24-year-old project manager from Madison, WI, as told to Raz: Right after college, I moved to a new city to start working at a software company. My roommate Lana and I went out for dinner and drinks on Saturday night to explore our new hometown. We grabbed sushi downtown and ended […]

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 […]

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 […]

Dude Acts Like a Lady

July 3, 2013

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Sure, I like a guy who’s in touch with his feminine side—who’s not afraid to cuddle or watch a romantic comedy—but Scott, a recent online find, had me actually worried about what might be between his legs. Why? There were four reasons: 1. The face. I told him I was going to my sister’s graduation a […]

Be Prepared

May 30, 2013

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Jon, an online find, treated our first date like a game of 20 questions, complete with well-thought-out, conversation-starting brain teasers that he’d clearly memorized many dates ago. What he hadn’t practiced, however, was how to seamlessly slip them into conversation. As soon as there was the slightest lull, he’d hit me with, What were you […]

A Grouper Is Not A Fish

May 7, 2013

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Grouper is probably the least creepy way to online date. Why? Your friends are with you the whole time. The main reason I started this blog was so I could say, “Hey friends, look how awful this date is going!” But on a Grouper, all I need is a safe word and I can easily […]

Stranger Danger

May 2, 2013

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This story is from Mario, a 24-year-old consultant in NYC, as told to Raz: When I got home from this little adventure, it was 4am, and I was exhausted. But I still realized that this story was too good to forget in a drunken haze, so I wrote it all down before passing out: On […]