Tag Archives: dating

  1. Nice guys finish last?

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    When I was in college, a friend of mine used the online handle “lastplace,” as in “nice guys finish last.” …
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  2. A rose by any other flower

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    The meanings of words and symbols change. Rarely today is the word “gay” used to convey merriment. The notion of …
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  3. Check. Mate.

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Ladies and gentleman, we begin this week with a brief theatrical interlude: Setting: Any restaurant, 2010. Two people are on …
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  4. E-breakups are egregious

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    I have a friend who broke up with a woman via Facebook. He insists that this is not technically true. …
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  5. Playing dumb is stupid

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Let me be blunt: To me, playing dumb is just plain stupid. Crafty flirting strategy or not, I cannot get …
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  6. Text me!

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    If I ever find myself back on the market, I’m toast. Not only would I have almost no idea how …
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  7. May-December… pervert

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    December 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    You can’t blame me for being concerned. When a friend described his new lady friend as “kinda young,” followed by …
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  8. The word of the day is legs…

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    October 17, 2013 by nooffensebut

    Did you hear about what went down last week? It was reported that a 20-year-old man was charged with indecent …
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  9. Online dating would scare the hell out of me

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    October 10, 2013 by nooffensebut

    How do two people meet? My grandparents met on a hay ride. My parents were introduced by a mutual friend. …
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  10. Navigating friends’ splits

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    October 9, 2013 by nooffensebut

    There are three kinds of breakups: There’s the kind where it’s all one person’s fault and he deserves to be …
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