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Date-onomics: Dating By the Numbers

October 13, 2015
Date-onomics: Dating By the Numbers

I want to wake up, in a city that doesn’t sleep And find I’m king of the hill Top of the heap   These little town blues Are melting away I’ll make a brand new start of it In old New YorkIf I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere It’s up to you, […]

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The Pervasive Sexual Objectification of Professional Women

September 18, 2015
The Pervasive Sexual Objectification of Professional Women

As a young professional in the 80s, I regularly fought off sexual remarks and proposals from mostly older and married male bosses. They frequently commented on my appearance and sexuality, which I can assure you was never on display in the office. HR was not tuned in yet to these sorts of problems, and the […]

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Bumble Empowers Women in Online Dating

September 16, 2015
Bumble Empowers Women in Online Dating

For months I’ve been ignoring the hype about Bumble, an online dating app founded by Whitney Wolfe less than a year ago. Wolfe co-founded Tinder but was pushed out after being sexually harassed. Bumble has gained a secure foothold among Millenials, though, and the young women I know are buzzing over it. I like what I’m hearing […]

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Chivalry and Dating Don’t Mix

September 9, 2015
Chivalry and Dating Don’t Mix

A new study explores the question of who should pay for dates and the results confirm what all recent research has found: Both men and women believe men should pay for dates. In fact, men believe this even more strongly than women do. This is illogical and unfair – to everyone! Chivalry and dating clash […]

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Great Sex Does Not Inspire Commitment

September 3, 2015
Great Sex Does Not Inspire Commitment

CG left a comment in the success story thread that is so epic and insightful, I have to share it. She hit on something I’ve never written about here, though I know all about it. She describes a trap that so many young women fall into – and it’s painful to hear. Here’s CG describing […]

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