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Life After Dating: Bitter, Party Of One

Wendy Stokesby:

A few years ago, I had a Big, Terrible Breakup. I’d been living with a guy, whom I loved, wanted to marry and raise kids with. …

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Dater X: Missing Him Or Missing The Idea Of Him?

Wendy Stokesby:

Well, I successfully made it through Valentine’s Day without needing Xanax or calling an ex-boyfriend, so I’d say it was a great success. But before I …

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Girl Talk: Finding Closure After A Non-Breakup

Wendy Stokesby:

It’s really difficult to talk about the end of a relationship when you haven’t exactly had a breakup. “Well, how did it end?” someone inevitably asks. …

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Dater X: So This Is What Easy Feels Like

Wendy Stokesby:

When GQ and I met up at a trendy Italian restaurant on our second date, he immediately reminded me how different he is from other guys …

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Life After Dating: Cohabitating For The First Time In More Than A Decade

Wendy Stokesby:

So you’ve finally found The One (or at least The One For The Foreseeable Future) and you’ve committed to a serious relationship. Now what? In our …

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Dealbreaker: I Got The Runs

Wendy Stokesby:

I met Cute Train Guy en route back to New York just after Thanksgiving. (I’m nothing if not completely uncreative with my nicknames.) With the annual tradition …

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Girl Talk: How I Beat My Past Self At Its Own Crappy Dating Game

Wendy Stokesby:

Guys, I went on a date this weekend. Thrilling, right? And on that date, I met a guy. Whaaaaaaaaaaaat? This guy was like a weird, magical …

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Dealbreaker: She Was A Compulsive Liar

Wendy Stokesby:

Whenever I start dating someone new, they become acquainted with “The Big Three” — the three ex-girlfriends who impacted my life in the most negative ways …

Entertainment

How Not To Find Your Missed Connection

Wendy Stokesby:

I respect Joe’s enthusiasm about connecting with Eileen again. However, a lady usually doesn’t love it when a guy she’s met once STALKS HER IN HER …

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5 Surprising Ways Your Job Influences Who You’re Attracted To

Wendy Stokesby:

Last year, we did a “Best And Worst Careers For Love” survey which highlighted, among other things, that the five worst careers when it comes to …

Love & Sex

6 Major Differences Between Gay And Straight Dating (According To A Bisexual Woman)

Wendy Stokesby:

I’m bisexual, so people like to ask me how dating ladies is different from dating guys. (I also get a lot of “Wanna have a threesome?” …

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Dealbreaker: My Long-Distance Relationship Didn’t Have Trust

Wendy Stokesby:

Two years into our relationship, Rick* received a verbal offer that would send him 2,500 miles away. I couldn’t fathom how we could possibly have a …