• 2019,  Musings,  Relationships

    Musings: The BIG Question

    The question that everyone keeps asking me. I get it, it’s the perfunctory question that society tells us to ask someone who is recently-ish single. Akin to asking newlyweds when they are going to have children. Pls do not misconstrue this as saying this is right or what you should do, but its a societal norm — a norm we should be cognizant of and really ask ourselves if its a necessity. I know people aren’t asking for malicious reasons, they are just checking in with me. But it is awkward to answer, just as I’m sure it is a little awkward for people to ask someone else. What’s next?…

  • 2013,  Musings,  Relationships

    The Magical Word

    So, if you are like me at all, you may be inclined to do a little research before you try something new. Don’t get ahead of yourself, when I say a little, I really mean minimal, research. So, yes I did read a few articles on online dating. All I came out with was these same few tips: 1. Add a picture. 2. Create a fun username 3. Don’t be generic or typical Easy enough right? #1, boom, done! Then came #2, username – you don’t want to scare them away with things such as “tomboy” (no ridicule to my blog namesake), and you better not put your whole name as…

  • 2013,  Relationships

    And so it goes…

    Sometimes in life, there is a moment of what I guess I could call clarity. One instance that makes you think, okay, time to do something new or make a change. Two of my best friends, yes I have multiple (we can save that debate for a different blog post), have mentioned on-line dating. My pride has always been in the way of that. However, I don’t ever go out anymore, so what am I supposed to do? Work you say, well that would be okay if there were more than 5 people in my age bracket… That being said, and after coercing a good friend to start it with…