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All about dating. First dates, three years into a relationship, Tinder, and more.

Rachel Newcombe2 years ago
From Boys to Men
I'm really young - just old enough to drink in the States young. Taylor Swift has a song about my upcoming birthday. But I've always been an older soul, and it has been commented on multiple times tha...
Maurice Bernier2 years ago
Once, Twice, Three Times a Lady!!!
I am an OLD man. I am merely 61 years old. Okay, I am not a fossilized redwood tree, but I have been around the block so much that I am almost dizzy. My head, however, is still connected and very func...
Lara Alice2 years ago
Second Love
Then, one rainy afternoon, I met him by chance on the street near my house, and he got himself under my umbrella to say hello to me. "You live around here?" he asked me. "I live over there, in Carlos da Maia street," I pointed. "What are you doing here?" "I went by Joanna's place, but she's not home." "Is Joanna your girlfriend?" I asked. "More or less," he replied. "Are you going home?" "Yes, what about you?" "I'm gonna get soaked all the way to my home!" he laughed. "You wanna wait a while in ...
Kelle C Rosa2 years ago
When I Loved an Expectation
A few years ago during a visit to my grandmother's house, in another state, I met a guy who I thought would be my soul mate, I would not say love at first sight but there was something about him that ...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 21
At the Beginning of December, Manon was well enough to come back to work. "I have to admit," she told Marianne and Anna, "It was nice to be home but after a while, I got bored." The day was busy one a...
Maurice Bernier2 years ago
The Perfect Lady... for ME!!!
If I heard it once, I've heard it a billion times. "Nobody is perfect." Uh huh. I heard it. So what? Maybe nobody is perfect to them. Maybe they don't believe in perfection. Who knows? To me, I look a...
Danni Greer2 years ago
He Loves Her; He Loves Her Not
Her name was Maria and she was a good sister. She was a strong person who could do anything she ever wanted to do if she put her mind to it and pushed herself. There's a song from an old musical that ...
Signs That You're Making an Ass Out of Yourself on a Date
Back in the day, I had gone on a date with a guy who we'll call Max. Max seemed to be a good-ish guy with a lot of issues when it came to both manners and behavior — many of which ended up becoming ve...
Irina Orell2 years ago
Matching with the Nice Guys: A Tinder Guide
So you finally got a Tinder account. Maybe you're curious, maybe you're looking for a hookup, maybe you are tentatively trying to get back into the dating game. Maybe you have no freaking idea why you...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 20
Augustin retreated into his cell at the end of the day with a newspaper he had managed to get ahold of. Nights were simultaneously the best and worst time of the day. They were somewhat more quiet and...
Yvonne Glasgow2 years ago
Five Tips for Dating a Musician
The musician I am currently dating isn’t the first musician I ever dated, but I intend for him to be the last. Not because I wouldn’t date a musician again, but because I finally found a good guy. Thi...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 19
It was a rainy afternoon and Charles saw nothing better than to take a nap. The air in the bedroom was warm, dry, and heavy. Adèle was taking a bath in the bathroom off of the bedroom and chattering o...
Duece Confucius2 years ago
7 Ways To Know You're Toxic
I'm just going to go ahead and say it. Recognizing our own toxicity can be challenging. Sometimes we don't really have the vantage point to see, and sometimes we just keep turning our head because we ...
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Jodi Bunch2 years ago
Empty Eyes
I stared in the mirror of my bedroom. I was absolutely disgusted with myself. Maybe because everyone else was disgusted with me? Me and my empty, black eyes. Black all the way to the middle where they...
Uncle Johnny?
Dating as a millennial is like trying to find colors in a black in white film; frustrating and pretty impossible. Typically, you have three options: You can download Tinder, POF, OkCupid, and every ot...
Rachel Lesch2 years ago
Retribution: Chapter 18
The chill of autumn came unexpectedly at the beginning of October after the unseasonably summery weather they had received that September. It was only then that people noticed the leaves changing colo...
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Pen Princess2 years ago
How To Make Long Distance Work
Long distance relationships are hard, but despite what everyone says they are not impossible. I am the proof. In fact, with all of the negatives that people had put in my head in the months leading up...
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Helen Kirkby2 years ago
Age Gaps in Relationships
Let's get right down to it: how important is an age gap in a relationship? The answer can either be simple or quite complicated and like all matters of the heart, it will ultimately depend on the indi...