13 Aug 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 10 – Chapter 6

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See below for parts 1-9… In my studies, I did come across a few books that spoke to me in my own language: The Real Rules: How to Find the Right Man for the Real You by Barbara De Angelis, Ph.D., If the Buddha Dated, by Charlotte Cassel, Ph.D., and Care of the Soul, by […]

29 Jul 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 9 – Chapter 6

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See below for parts 1-8… When things do get serious, talk of marriage can be a delicate subject. I wondered how men felt about living together before marriage. 80% of men feel it’s a good idea, and “would encourage it.” And of the married and divorced men in the survey, only one thought it was […]

21 Jul 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 8 – Chapter 6

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See below for parts 1-7… Now let’s get down to the real burning questions. How far should you go physically on the first date? Rule 15 warns that “No More than Casual Kissing on the First Date” is acceptable. I also wanted to know if “going further” has been a deal breaker or changed the […]

16 Jul 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 7 – Chapter 6

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See below for parts 1-6… So much has already been written and talked about The Rules, it’s an easy target. It’s been examined, quoted, praised, reviled and spoofed at every turn, but with good reason. A set of rules, in my opinion, sets you up for disaster. Once again, I turned to the men to […]

17 Jun 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 6 – Chapter 6

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See below for parts 1-5… Date Like a Man by Myreah Moore and Jodie Gould contained some good information. I appreciated the fact it went straight to the point, especially in the chapter, “How to Have Sex Like a Man: Sex Tips from Men That You Can’t Live/Date Without,” where they go from the difference […]

27 May 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 5 – Chapter 6

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See below for part 1-4… A good way to get beyond the advice gurus: begin with a healthy belief in yourself. It is important to always follow your heart and gut, and much more important to do what feels right to you than to do what the media, or other people tell you to do. […]

15 May 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 4 – Chapter 6

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See below for part 1-3… First I gave them a sample from Date Like a Man: Step #1: Date Him. Do you like the guy? Do you think that you have a lot in common? Go out with him two or three times to see if you click. Let him woo you. Step #2: Disappear. […]

1 May 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 3 – Chapter 6

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See below for part 1 & 2… Date Like a Man by Myreah Moore and Jodie Gould contained some good information. I appreciated the fact it went straight to the point, especially in the chapter, “How to Have Sex Like a Man: Sex Tips from Men That You Can’t Live/Date Without,” where they go from […]

25 Apr 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 2 – Chapter 6

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See below for part 1. A good way to get beyond the advice gurus: begin with a healthy belief in yourself. It is important to always follow your heart and gut, and much more important to do what feels right to you than to do what the media, or other people tell you to do. […]

9 Apr 09

Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel: Part 1 – Chapter 6

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Chapter Six from my book…. Dating Books Debunked Let’s face it: a date is a job-interview that lasts all night. The only difference between a date and a job interview is: not many job-interviews is there a chance you’ll end up naked at the end of it. — Jerry Seinfeld There are many places to […]

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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  • You Can Win… Tell Us Your Worst Bad Date Story

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  • There’s an App for That?

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