10 Men Not To Date In 2010

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Love, Self

Ten guys you might want to blacklist from your dating scene this year.

Is it just us or was 2009 filled with screwy dates with men you'd never want to, well...


Right here, right now, it's time to throw down and end this vicious cycle of bad dates. Now that a new decade has dawned, here are 10 fellas I'm going to downgrade from black book to blacklist—and never allow to grace my single life again. In order of unsuitability: Lemondrop: I Fell Too Hard For My Sugar Daddy

10) The Daredevil
Why: Because I bleed enough each month for both of us, adrenaline-head. And I'm over men with a need to go 90. On their motorcycles. In freezing rain. Or take on the double black diamond when they've never actually strapped on skis before. My days of scraping men up off the sidewalk are over. In 2010, there will be no more games of playing nurse to his knucklehead. "Hey, watch this!" doesn't have to end with a trip to the emergency room. Wear a helmet. Lemondrop: Why We Love Bad Boys (Even When We Know Better)

9) Summer of '69
Why: Because it doesn't matter that you can run a six-minute mile if you remember Vietnam. Studies have shown that children of fathers 40 and older are at higher risk for autism, schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and cancer. Wait, there's more. Despite what your Summer of '69 may claim, studies have shown that male fertility diminishes with age. Oh, joy! While we ladies may experience occasional bouts of bitterness about our biological tickers, at least we can rest assured that we aren't the only ones winding down. 

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Written by Isabel Pen for Lemondrop.