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What Not To Do On A Blind Date

I screwed up last night. Bigtime. I had a date with the last of the eHarms batch. Mr. Grand Finale and I had been playing phone tag for months. Finally we nailed down a date and time. 8:00, Opia Lounge. But first I pre-partied at a Glamour BBQ in the West Village, and that’s where the trouble began. Here’s what went down on my blind date.

Woman looking at reflection in mirror

Are You Looking To Date Yourself?

Everyone knows that there are lots of fish in the sea. Some fish travel in schools and enjoy the security of being identical to their underwater neighbors. I always preferred the beta fish, however; colorful and unique, the beta fish swims alone and exudes individuality. Just like the beta fish that attacks any gilled creature that resembles his reflection, Carbon Copy and I were doomed from the start. The pond simply was not big enough for the both of us.

Is The Recession Changing Men's Values?

Is The Recession Changing Men's Values?

"I feel like in the time that I've been laid off, I've become a family man," he continued as I listened while stuffing my mouth with sustenance from the hen. "Maybe I've been growing that way anyway, but being laid off has given me another level of awareness. It makes me want to be somewhere where you can hear the roosters crow—like back in Puerto Rico."

Does Casual Sex Screw Up Emotional Intimacy?

Does Casual Sex Screw Up Emotional Intimacy?

NPR.com published an article a few days ago titled, "Sex Without Intimacy: No Dating, No Relationships." We're all supposed to analyze whether or not stable, long-term, monogamous relationships are on the way out due to our casual college-like view of sex into adulthood.

Reasons For Breaking Up

Why He Dumped You: 5 Potential Reasons

No longer content to just smile and start over, women want answers from the men who waved them goodbye. Luckily, one male writer was brave enough to offer up a few suggestions as to why guys dump girls they dig. We're not saying we agree with them, but listen up ladies. You'll need to know how to deal if on the receiving end of one of these excuses.

Kate Hudon and A-Rod

A List Links: Faux-Breakups And Unlikey Hook-Ups

Doug Reinhardt is ready to take Paris Hilton back. [TMZ] She told him she loved him and had made a mistake by breaking up with him. She was texting him all night and then showed up at his house at 4 AM this morning, banging on his door. Apparently Doug succumbed to her charm.

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Best of YourTango: Blogs, Questions And More

Look at that pretty little face! Yes, we're talking to you! That's because this week YourTango was all about you. From our advice on why technological compadibilty is important to your blogs are sex education and your questions seek advice, there was only one thing on our minds this week: You! But, just in case you were too busy developing an narcissist complex than would put Narcissus to shame, here's this week's best.

So You're 28, Time To Get Married?

So You're 28, Time To Get Married?

Today we stumbled upon a Huffington Post article about how being single and 28 can make you relationship itchy. Oh, excuse us. Single, 28 and a woman. Anyway, the writer says 28 was a "massive turning point" for her. That year she found herself single at weddings and bridal showers, and laments feeling lonely when she didn't have anyone to share a dance with.