23 Oct 10

Saturday’s Memoirs: Adventures in Bad Online Dates — Angry Guy

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By Kimberly Wharton So I’m on this online dating site where the only pre-requisite for ‘matching’ is based on whether or not you have a car. This guy popped in, who was somewhat attractive, although it was hard to tell since his only profile picture was blurry. He was an electrical engineer, which I respect, […]

23 Oct 10

Friday’s Fashion Dating Do or Don’t? — Turtlenecks…

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By Juliette McGough Why is a turtleneck one of the worst articles of clothing you could own? Because you literally look like a turtle when you wear one. Whoever decided to add a tube of extra fabric to the neck of a shirt should be exiled from society and sent back into the wilderness of […]

21 Oct 10

Thursday’s Thoughts From a Bartender: He’s Asking Me Out – But Invading My Personal Space

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By Jack Elliot It’s your safe little bubble against the outside world. It’s your haven from strangers around you. It’s your zone. It’s your sanctuary. It’s personal space. But all too often, I’ll witness as these fragile personal space bubbles, and most often those belonging to women, are popped and trampled on by eager, overbearing […]

20 Oct 10

A Woman’s POV: How it Makes Me Feels When…. Being Alone

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How It Feels When…. I am Completely OK Being Alone By Dani Katz If we channeled all the energy that we, as a species, put into seeking love outside ourselves – be it trolling for snacks at the farmer’s market, hunting big game on personal site X, or dolling up to pose boozy and available […]

19 Oct 10

Tuesday’s Topic: What Happened to Wooing?

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By Kari DePhillips What happened to wooing? Two words: “Jersey Shore.” On a recent episode, the Situation was all a flutter (as “a flutter” as he can be) over a girl he just met in a Miami nightclub. As a way of sharing personal information the girl said, “I’m from Canada.” To which the Situation […]

18 Oct 10

Sasha Speaks — Answering Your Most Private Dating Questions

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Sasha Speaks 10.18.10 “Dear Sasha I’ve been dating this girl for the past few months. Things are pretty serious, we’ve slept together and say ‘I love you,’ and it’s all great, except that I used to go out with her friend and that makes things a little tense and weird from time to time. How […]

18 Oct 10

Date Song Pick of the Week: Toots & The Maytals – Love Ain’t Going to Let Me Down

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Toots & The Maytals – Love Ain’t Going to Let Me Down (Bluesfest 2009 Ottawa)

16 Oct 10

Saturday’s Memoirs: Adventures in Bad Dates — Ukuleles

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By Kimberly Wharton So I signed up for an online dating service, since all my friends back home said I had to try it. They assured me it was mostly nice guys who simply haven’t had the time to meet women. I later learned this means some of them may not have actually SEEN a […]

15 Oct 10

Friday’s Fashion Dating Do or Don’t? — Hawaiian Shirts…

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By Juliette McGough Listen up men. Hawaiian shirts have never been cool. And if you are trying to impress a woman on a date do not, I repeat, do not wear one. Not only will a Hawaiian shirt age a man ten years (and place him into friend territory) but it also disqualifies him from […]

About Jennifer Kelton

Jennifer KeltonI did not wake up one morning and say “hey I think I’d like a man use my sweater like a towel, write a candid dating book, become a dating expert, the CEO and founder of a social dating site and have three blogs.”

All of this has happened in a slow burn and here I am. The good, the bad, the mistakes, way too many tears shed to count, lots of wine and oh my goodness a huge learning curve that leaves me much of the time saying, “I’m sorry but this is all new to me.”
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