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He winked at me – and I liked it!

Winks, blinks, nods- Tammy in Tiburon writes: Dear Page, I was 50, “a classic suddenly single” and actively doing ”romance research”(a.k.a. dating around.) I had met a long line ”nice guys,” however, I never met a keeper. Based on results, friends … Continue reading

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Loose lips sink ships and first dates.

Jeff  met Carly  online and they agreed to meet for lunch. She, the wealthy Marin divorcee-blonde, beautiful and after sharing a bottle of wine at lunch – turns out, was a bit of a tramp. Pre-wine, Carly was all about … Continue reading

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How to ruin a first date – 10 easy steps to dating debacles

Top Ten Buzz Kill Topics to Avoid on Your First Date In polite society there are certain subjects one evades and escapes. It’s what we do. Everyone knows a first date can be very much like that famous Charles Dickens line … Continue reading

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A loud-talker: First and last date?

My first and last date with a loud talker  We exchanged e-mails for a week before we spoke on the phone. He was entertaining – seemingly, we had a lot in common and good rapport. He (Dave, 55, Walnut Creek … Continue reading

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Sweet! Got a friend with benefits?

Tess, 39-perpetually, just got hired in the Housewares department at Macy’s. She is the self proclaimed ‘Blender Babe’ of the Kitchenware department. Her itsy-bitsy miniscule paycheck is overshadowed by the promise of ‘Benefits.” In eight- weeks, Tess will be granted a … Continue reading

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I see Red people… hearts, flowers, hugs and kisses

Cupid Made Me Do It! Here’s the great thing about  Valentine’s Day: You can – and should-  send Sweet Valentines  (snail mail, e-mail, text, OR  hire the airplane that pulls the banner) to everyone you know… Now is the time to  reach … Continue reading

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Virtual Virgin- online dating newbie?

Everyone’s got a ‘First Date Horror Story’ Hang around the water cooler long enough and you are bound to hear dating stories: the good, the bad and the very ugly. You’ll notice people love to repeat the horror stories. It … Continue reading

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Buyer Beware: Me Talk Pirate One Day…Scam artists afloat

Check out: Online dating scam artists abound Learning a new language can be challenging, in the best of times David Sedaris, my favorite humorist, describes his hilarious and futile efforts at speaking French in France in his book, Me Talk … Continue reading

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Hug, kiss, shake hands? First date protocol?

Oh, happy day… a date! The first date. It finally happened. After weeks of trawling online for a kindred spirit, you’ve connected with someone you rather like.You exchanged the requisite three e-mails, two telephone calls, and both decided upon meeting for the … Continue reading

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