"Dude, your eyes are awesome! I usually get compliments on mine, but seriously bro, yours are freaking amazing." My inbox on facebook contained this odd message about a week ago. Facebook is not a dating site. I'm not on any dating sites right now. Have not been on a dating site in about a year. … Continue reading Burner Bro
For some reason that I'm not entirely sure I can explain, while surfing from site to site doing research on Scwhinn hybrid bicycles last night, I found myself on the website of the college I attended. It was a bizarre place to land during a search for something completely unrelated. The kind of thing that … Continue reading Check Your Messages
Jode was a boy. Age nineteen. He sent me a message on a dating site. I'm not sure which one it was, but it was definitely a dating site, and not a hookup app. This I know for certain, because I do not use, have never used, one of those. His message was sweet. Telling … Continue reading Texting Jode
New Year's Day is here. Time to make the list of things to accomplish in the next twelve months, but also to look back on the past, and not just one year. This is a time when romance springs to mind, as in romantic partners. Romantic partners of the past. If you are single, as … Continue reading Ian
Mitch and I have not met, although I know who he is. We connected once, briefly, online. Years ago. His photo was handsome, his profile perfect. “Do they make guys like you single? I thought your type came out of the box already with a boyfriend.” He wrote back. “Haha! That is the nicest compliment … Continue reading He’s a Dream
My roommate and his boyfriend have reached the stay at home phase. They've been dating for six months now, are both in their twenties, and usually hit the town on a Friday night and I don't see them until Sunday. Not anymore. Now they stay in. He lives with his folks, in a large house … Continue reading Whaddya Say We Just Stay Home?
It was a dating site that brought me my last boyfriend. There was a time when I would have never admitted that, but I guess now I'm happy to acknowledge that it actually worked. The online profile I spent so much time editing, and fine tuning, and tinkering with, did the trick. He was cute. … Continue reading Just One More Night