Monthly Archives: June 2013


Don’t date a girl who cheated on a guy to be with you. If he doesn’t hold the door for you, give him the boot. Don’t date a guy who has a history of sleeping around. If he doesn’t honor the ‘two day rule,’ he’s too eager. Don’t hangout two days in a row within the first few weeks of dating and don’t do it at his apartment and don’t have sex and… Hold up. […]

The Rules are Broken


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About six months ago, I did something out of character (mom, don’t read this!) – I met a girl out at a bar an imbibing establishment and took her back to my apartment. Or, more accurately, she left the establishment and followed me home. And since I’m a stand-up guy who hates to disappoint, I allowed her to accompany me back to my residence. Normally, I wouldn’t have done that. But I let her because […]

A Little Shop of Horrors – In My Bedroom


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Always the insecure, validation-seeking mommy’s boy, I (half) jokingly asked my mother if she was proud of me the other day. “Of course I am, sweetheart,” she said. “I just hope you find somebody is all.” Which means “blah blah blah blah blah to all of the great things you just said, but you’re still single.” Ouch.

Dating Apathy



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As recently as three or so years ago, the notion that I could date a mom still had an American Pie mental image attached to it. The assumption being, of course, that getting with a mom meant getting with a friend’s mom, which was more of a novelty than an actual option. (You’re safe, guys.) That is, until MILFs became part of a new demographic – late 20s, early 30s divorcees with a kid or […]

Dating a Mom