I was raised to be a lady, so I’m going to refrain from using a host of colorful words that would adequately represent how I feel about this question. Because, no, I’m not going to try to act “dumber.” I mean, seriously? I thought society had progressed beyond women having to hide their intellect and education.… Continue reading FAQ #5: Have You Tried Not Acting So Smart?
Yes. And thank you for reminding me of that fact because I need more affirmation about one of my greatest fears; I really appreciate it. Excuse me while I go hyperventilate into a paper bag somewhere. Honestly, I don’t understand why people think this is an appropriate question. Do they not understand how callous and… Continue reading FAQ #4: Aren’t You Afraid of Being Alone Forever?
Oof, this question can go so many ways. At the root of this question? Yes, I am definitely picky. And proudly so. First off, there is nothing wrong with a person who has high expectations for the person with whom they plan to be with for the rest of their life. I’ve known too many… Continue reading FAQ #3: Are You Just Picky?
You know, when I get asked this question, it’s actually sort of offending and goes partially along with the “Why are you still single?” question. Yes, I haven’t had a serious relationship. No, it doesn’t mean there’s something wrong with me. So stop treating me (and others) as though this is the case. I once… Continue reading FAQ #2: You Haven’t Had a Serious Relationship?
Oh my goodness, if I had a dollar for every time someone asks me this, I’d have a down payment for a really nice condo in Chicago. I mean, I get it, you think it’s a compliment. Because society has conditioned us to believe that if a woman is attractive with a pleasant enough personality… Continue reading FAQ #1: Why Are You Still Single?
As I’ve gone deeper and deeper down the rabbit hole of dating, I’ve come to expect dates of an unfortunate or ridiculous nature. But I go on them anyway because, at some point, I will find the guy who ends the need for this blog. At least, that’s what I keep telling myself. I meet… Continue reading March 2018—The Time A Guy’s Line of Questioning Got a Little Too Personal
Texting is an amazing technological invention. Rather than having to play phone tag with someone, you can easily send off all the information and let the receiver respond to you in their own time. With how busy everyone I know seems to be, texting has made it less complicated to make plans than trying to get… Continue reading February 2018—The Time a Guy Caused Me Permanent Side Eye