Forced Intimacy at the Beach

Forced Intimacy at the Beach  This vignette comes to you courtesy of a beach run in at 8th street, which is where I hang. Reading books and doing other nerdy things. So I’ve been taking my own advice — going out of my way to talk to nice guys, regardless of the attraction level I…

Just Cut Him

Dating tip 12: My male fans want me to announce that “Women keep score, while men don’t.” Okay. So now what? My advice is to quit doing bad things that we need to remember forever.  My current unrequited crush has only done one thing that is un-erasable. One thing in 7 months, depending on how…

Relationship Resource: Evan Marc Katz

Best Dating Advice Guru: Evan Marc Katz. Great news! A man who says you don’t have to wait 90 days to get it on. You can sleep with someone as soon as you want to, as long as you are prepared to handle the consequences of it not being a relationship in the morning. All…

Throwing Negs is so 2005

Dating tip 11: Boys, you all need to quit with the “throwing negs.”  That’s so 2005. Quit insulting girls. Stop trying to show how funny you are by mocking us.  Try it boys, try talking to a girl the way you’d talk to a hot female boss. Respectful.  Don’t fight  with me like I’m your…

Listen Worthy Song: Ruin by Cat Power

I’ve been to Saudi Arabia, Dhaka, Calcutta Soweto, Mozambique, Istanbul, Rio, Rome Argentina, Chile, Mexico, Taiwan, Great Britain Belfast, to the desert, Spain, Tokio Some little bitty island in the middle of the Pacific All the way back home, to my town . . . Bitching, complaining when some people who ain’t got shit to…

My Pheromone Party Experience

Author holds her favorite “enchilada” shirt. Photo by Anna Cox  Escape the Bubble: Head to a Pheromone Party Yes, yes, and yes. It’s like that, but no. So what’s a pheromone party? Short answer: you sleep in a clean shirt for 3 nights in a row, bring it to a party in a bag, and…

2012 Year of the Nice Guy

Dating tip 10: Ask out nice guys.  Quit pouting to yourself, “Nobody like me.” As my mom would say,   ”That’s a lie from the devil.”  Plenty of guys like you.  You are busy ignoring them for hot guys who, in turn, ignore you.  After all, 2012 is year of the nice guy. It is our…