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Seven Different Types of (Single) 35-Year-Old Women

October 27, 2010


Caveat: Like the last one, this is by no means an exhaustive list. 1.  The Careerist The Careerist spent her entire twenties in school, or working 65 hours a week on the Hill for $30,000 per annum.  Now she is midway up the career ladder and consumed with climbing even higher.  She thinks about dating, […]

Six Different Types of 35-Year-Old Men

October 24, 2010


(See the ladies get their typecasting with Seven Types of 35-Year-Old Women) 1.  The Unicorn The Unicorn is totally normal and well-adjusted.  He has a good job, and makes a decent living, but is not a workaholic.  He likes his family, but doesn’t live with them.  He is funny, and well-informed, and cooks a mean […]

Sneak Peek: Upcoming Post-Dating Blog Posts

October 20, 2010


Seven Signs that You’re a Spinster Cats: Charming Companions or Complete Abdication of Your Hopes and Dreams? Your Uterus and You: The Many Ways You Have Let Each Other Down Grammar Pet Peeves and Why Having Them Implies Healthy Superiority Reality TV Marathons and the People Who Watch Them Wearing Sweatpants Does Being in Love […]


October 20, 2010


And then we came to the end. Lieu broke up with me last night.  I know, the most stunning thing about that statement is that he still had the option, that I let him be the one to make the call after his less than stellar behavior of late.  But I did; I am either a complete […]

The Great Dating Experiment, One Year In

October 12, 2010


I wasn’t blogging when the Great Dating Experiment began, but as near as I can figure this is the one year anniversary of my first date.  Which was a disaster. Since then, I have been on 22 first dates.  Of those, 12 have at least made noise about a second date, and I’ve seen 8 […]

Dear Me: Review the Rules Edition

October 11, 2010


Dear C_girl, I am a 35-year-old single woman.  Until October of 2009, I hadn’t been on a date for over six years.  Now, I’ve been dating a guy for ten months.  He is recently divorced and pretty emotionally damaged from it.  I think I love him, but he treats me like I barely exist most […]

Things I Figured Out First, For the Record

October 6, 2010


1.  Have you ever thought about whether we all see color in the same way?  Like maybe, when the preschool teacher starts waving around flashcards, what you see as yellow I see as blue, but we learn to call it the same thing, and draw the same associations (blue=cool, red=warm) and we never learn that […]