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Ah, the awkwardness of the first date. There’s nothing quite like it. At least in a job interview (where the awkwardness is about equal), it’s acceptable for the employer to ask questions designed to root out crazies. Yet on a first date, where the ‘candidate’ stands to wreak more havoc ...Read More →
He’s not going to show up for the first date swinging an axe with swastika tattoos in plain sight. And since men are 3 times as likely to be psychopaths (clinical term: antisocial personality disorder) and narcissists (which I’m calling psycho), I’ve chosen to use the male pronoun for this ...Read More →
I know, I know, the whole topic is cringe worthy. But frankly, if you were following the clichés, I wouldn’t be hearing about so many people having the one-and-done. I want you to have a second date! So open up. Here comes your medicine: DO show your date that they have ...Read More →
The days and weeks on the heels of a breakup are, for me at least, memories branded in searing pain. Time, which generally flies by, is suddenly measured in minutes, not days. My energy, the stuff that I often dial down so as not to overwhelm the person who happens ...Read More →
Dear Dr. Darcy: I just got married this past summer to my girlfriend of 3 years. She’s very close to her family to the point that we vacation with them every summer (just locally at the beach). This year, someone came up with the idea to vacation together mid-winter, which ...Read More →
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