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Love, life, and sex in the suburbs
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Who Pays

December 29, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Who pays for a date can be awkward for both the man and woman. Here are my thoughts on the subject, with a few helpful tips for the guy.

Bad Advice

December 14, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Dating advice columnist Mark Evan Katz tells women “Don’t do anything” when it comes to dating. Women really get that one wrong. I sure do, and so do my friends. I’ve learned my lesson.

Bad Passes

December 07, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

There are rejected passes and then there are horrendously bad passes. Here are some examples of bad ones. Would you care to tell me yours?

Misunderstanding

November 30, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

The world of dating is an obstacle course to maneuver. Sometimes mixups happen, as documented here.

Write, or Wrong?

November 02, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs, Writing

I write about my past relationships with men. How can I do that without worrying about hurting them? And what kind of silly man would date me, a writer?

High Maintenance? Moi?

October 26, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

Bob suggested I was high maintenance. Wrong. Here’s a definition of high maintenance and a defense of why I believe I am not.

Downhill

October 19, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

I dread having a boyfriend who skis. It’s not that I don’t ski…it’s that I can’t stand the humiliation that comes with skiing with someone else.

Dog’s Best Friend

October 12, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

What can a dog tell you about prospective boyfriends? Maybe nothing, maybe everything.

A Three-Week Engagement

September 28, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

My parents got engaged after six weeks, and they’ve been married for over 50 years. Is six weeks—or less—a long enough courtship to lead into a successful marriage? Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Hear BetsyG’s thoughts on the subject.

Flirtual Reality

September 14, 2008 Category: Sex in the Suburbs

BetsyG’s friend Jackie made the classic mistake of thinking she had something going with a guy she knew electronically. How do you avoid the perils of e-mail relationships? BetsyG explains in this essay.

 

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