Tag: dating advice

Last-Minute Dates: Spontaneous or Disrespectful?

March 17, 2015
Last-Minute Dates: Spontaneous or Disrespectful?

How do you feel about last-minute dates? Does a late invitation mean spontaneity or disrespect? Earlier I was speaking with reader Madeleine, who was telling me about a date she’d been on this past weekend. Bo texted her at noon Sunday, saying, “Hey if you don’t have plans already, how about meeting up later? We could […]

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The Heart Wants…What the Penis Wants?

June 13, 2013
The Heart Wants…What the Penis Wants?

Reader Apple left a comment today that I thought was brilliant re the timing of sex: Really, it comes down to a woman having the balls to say: “I don’t care what your penis wants if you don’t care what my heart wants.” The actual line I’ve always used in real life is: “I don’t […]

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Matthew Hussey on Men and Commitment

June 6, 2013
Matthew Hussey on Men and Commitment

I just finished reading Matthew Hussey’s Get the Guy, and I have to say it’s about the best book on dating and relationships I’ve ever read. I’m not alone – his rating on Amazon is a 4.8 out of 5. I strongly encourage you to buy it here.  (Speaking of ratings, he’s adorable – sort of […]

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The One and Only Way to Avoid Being F*cked Over

May 30, 2013
The One and Only Way to Avoid Being F*cked Over

Hi Susan, I really find your forum very helpful, and I think I already know the answer to my question, but I am going to ask anyway. I have been dating this guy for four months. We met online but he is amazing. We both live in Brooklyn and he owns his own custom made […]

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How to Meet Guys After College

May 14, 2013
How to Meet Guys After College

“What good is sitting alone in your room? Come hear the music play. Life is a Cabaret, old chum, Come to the Cabaret.”   Fred Ebb, Cabaret   “Eighty percent of success is showing up.”   Woody Allen   A reader writes: I’m 25 and sad to report that these issues seem to persist well […]

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