Browsing All posts tagged under »Online Dating«

The Great Escape

May 14, 2013

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This story is from Christina, a 26-year-old dance teacher in Boston, as told to Raz:  OK, I have to admit, I may have been the “bad” person on this date. I agreed to see a new exhibit at the Institute of Contemporary Art with a guy I’d met online. It seemed like a more active […]

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 […]

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 […]

WWASKD (What Would A Serial Killer Do?)

April 16, 2013

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Because it’s been a while (two whole months!) since I’ve done one of these posts (and because men just won’t stop sending me these terrible things), here are the ten most awesomely bad online dating messages that have recently come across my inbox.  “hey, What are you up to this weekend, would you like to […]

Dating? There’s an App for That

April 4, 2013

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You’re on Tinder, right? Seriously? But anyone who’s anyone is on Tinder! “What is Tinder?” you ask. Tinder is online dating on crack. It’s OkCupid meets Grinder. Better yet: It’s speed dating meets Angry Birds. With Tinder, you can quickly flip through potential guys in your area on your iPhone, while you watch TV or […]

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 […]

The Line Is a Dot To You

March 18, 2013

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Brett was an OkCupid find. Online, he seemed well-educated and sweet. In person, it turns out, he was more of an ignorant asshole. Here are a few examples of our first date conversations: Raz: “A friend of mine is going through a bad break up, but the best way to get over someone is…” Brett: […]