What are your dating standards?

Let’s take a moment to talk about DATING STANDARDS Sticking to my dating standards during the pandemic has been difficult, or rather, I’ve been lazy. Bypassing the tinder texting phase and almost instantly sharing my phone number, bypassing my social media non-share practices and sharing my online life with a stranger, bypassing the feel-the-vibe-out phoneContinue reading “What are your dating standards?”

A Covid fling and it’s permanency

As we slowly get back to normal life only time will tell if your Covid fling will last. Oh yes, I’m talking about that companion we had to FaceTime with through the night, to go on physical distance walks with, to text during the day when bored af. How will these relationships fair once we’reContinue reading “A Covid fling and it’s permanency”

It’s like looking in a mirror

Anytime I find myself in the bathroom of a new beau, I give myself a second look in the mirror. It’s that “here we go again” kinda look. And in each bathroom mirror I think “maybe this is the one? maybe this is the last time I’ll catch myself in the mirror of a newContinue reading “It’s like looking in a mirror”

covid kisses confession

I’ve kissed three people during the pandemic. How many have you kissed? Now before you judge me, just understand that I: am almost 35-years-old am living with my mom was dumped pre-Covid hold questionable career choices It is not a time for me to also be single. And if you ask me, this whole quarantine,Continue reading “covid kisses confession”

Covid & the changing dating landscape

Well, I’m glad to say I kept some of my fat clothes. There’s a definite expansion in my waist these days, and it might be from stress eating! Right now, it’s all about being comfortable, and with the world turned upside down, it’s easy to get swept away in news-fear and anxiety. We are turningContinue reading “Covid & the changing dating landscape”

isolation boredom + dating momentum

There’s something to be said about maintaining the momentum when online dating, especially now during COVID. We are faced with many matches and an urge to make a connection with someone and perhaps even sustain said connection all while we’re stuck at home. If the connection wheel is a spinning and you let it slowContinue reading “isolation boredom + dating momentum”

the fast and the furious – Covid dating update

“Dating” during Covid is like the fast and the furious. So many connections, so many future plans for dates but you know talk is cheap. Am I just being cynical? If not, then I’ve agreed to a number of dates, but it’s easy to commit when you know no real commitment actually exists. The lengthContinue reading “the fast and the furious – Covid dating update”

emotional pain > physical pain

I think some people don’t understand just how painful a breakup can be. Often times, friends and family of the afflicted will provide advice like: “you can do better”, “your ex ain’t shit”, “there are plenty of fish in the sea” and a slew of other things meant to help you out. Don’t get meContinue reading “emotional pain > physical pain”

the recovery process

With exercise, as with in life, it’s necessary to take time-outs to recover. When you’re benching 75 lbs, for example, you must take a rest after 8-12 reps, for at least 30-90 seconds, maybe longer depending on your body. We do this so during the next set, we can come at it from a preparedContinue reading “the recovery process”