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Ghosts of Boyfriends Past

Every once in a while, Emily S. will pop up under the “People You May Know” header on my Facebook homepage. I know Emily S. alright — she’s the fiancée of my ex-boyfriend. As in the ex-boyfriend I moved to

venezuala_l

Ghosts of Boyfriends Past

Every once in a while, Emily S. will pop up under the “People You May Know” header on my Facebook homepage. I know Emily S. alright — she’s the fiancée of my ex-boyfriend. As in the ex-boyfriend I moved to

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How Not To Kiss

Each Tuesday, I guiltily visit ABC.com to watch the latest episode of The Bachelor. Let me explain: 1) It makes me feel proud to have not (yet) turned into a desperate, catty young woman keen on public humiliation, and 2)

ben kiss

How Not To Kiss

Each Tuesday, I guiltily visit ABC.com to watch the latest episode of The Bachelor. Let me explain: 1) It makes me feel proud to have not (yet) turned into a desperate, catty young woman keen on public humiliation, and 2)

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Girl Talk

I was recently granted access to a Google document named “OKCUPID << gone horribly wrong!” where nearly 50 women document their good and bad dating experiences with certain screen names: “Despite his alleged MFA in creative writing, this guy only

girltalk

Girl Talk

I was recently granted access to a Google document named “OKCUPID << gone horribly wrong!” where nearly 50 women document their good and bad dating experiences with certain screen names: “Despite his alleged MFA in creative writing, this guy only

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Pulling Weeds

Sure I’ve got my short list of things that I’m looking for in a mate: ambition, openness, playfulness (and chemistry), but there is also one very important question that I must ask myself when dating someone: would this person get

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Pulling Weeds

Sure I’ve got my short list of things that I’m looking for in a mate: ambition, openness, playfulness (and chemistry), but there is also one very important question that I must ask myself when dating someone: would this person get

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Dinner at Heirloom Cafe

I just went to Heirloom Café in the Mission for the second time, this time on a date, and was again blown away by the food, service, wine list and atmosphere. Wood tables and low lighting make it a great

Screen Shot 2012-01-07 at 6.51.12 PM

Dinner at Heirloom Cafe

I just went to Heirloom Café in the Mission for the second time, this time on a date, and was again blown away by the food, service, wine list and atmosphere. Wood tables and low lighting make it a great

Too-Good-To-Be-True

Too Good to Be True

I was talking to a friend this week and she said that every apartment advertised for an unbelievable price inevitably has something wrong with it when she shows up — a shared bathroom down the hall, no windows, a weird

Too-Good-To-Be-True

Too Good to Be True

I was talking to a friend this week and she said that every apartment advertised for an unbelievable price inevitably has something wrong with it when she shows up — a shared bathroom down the hall, no windows, a weird