Dating Blooper #1 The Spinach Profile

Your Profile Reads Like Spinach   Don’t get my metaphor? Well think of how bland a spinach salad tastes without a little dressing. Or how bleh cooked spinach is without a little oil and garlic.  That’s your profile if you haven’t added a little balsamic and oil and Dijon mustard.         Avoid These Profile Bloopers   Using lots of adjectives: Honest, Hardworking, Affectionate, Humorous, Attractive, Fun-loving. Trying to be sexy: “I love high…

Quick! What Do You Notice First?

What do you notice in the first few seconds on a first meet? His comb over? Her weight? This unscientific survey is brought to you courtesy of my friends (names changed) and acquaintances, all middle ageish and dating online. They were all asked the same question and yes, the sex card was played. Or at least mentioned. What Women Notice in the First 5 Minutes We pick up on certain things. Such as you asking…

It’s Just a Freakin’ Meet

Yes, I’m using the word freakin’ in the headline. Not to come off flip. I’m not saying that dating for the first time in ten or twenty years is like popping a few blueberries into your morning oatmeal. It’s just a freakin’ meet is an approach meant to put you at ease. In your head. Where it counts. Why? Because no matter how hilarious he is in email, no matter how cute her smile in…