• Do you pledge the same allegiance?

    This week was a little rougher for me. I don’t normally share a lot about my personal life with people that aren’t super close to me but here it goes. Recently, I tried online dating. I went on a few dates. They were…interesting. One in particular was with a guy that revealed that he was agnostic. As soon as I heard that, the image of an ox carrying a teetering yoke appeared in my brain (if you’re familiar with the Bible, you get that). So I knew this wasn’t going to work. I didn’t say anything right away. But when he asked me out again a few days later, I…

  • Single in Music City: Meet Mr. Doesn’t have a clue or a job

    I mentioned a few posts ago that I was going to start sharing some of my dating stories with you, so here goes the first one! I was matched up with a guy recently who actually took the initiative and messaged me first. He seemed okay at first, the conversation flowed well, no red flags. We chatted for about a week, I think, and exchanged phone numbers in the meantime. He asked me to dinner pretty early on, which is always a good sign. If they don’t do that soon, I start to think they aren’t real and that I need to send Nev and Max an email. This guy…

  • Top 10 things guys do that make me swipe left

    When you are participating in online dating, especially those with any of the “swiping” apps, a first impression is CRUCIAL. For me, you have about 2.3 seconds to convince me to read your profile and look at other photos. IF I do proceed with checking you out, there are a few things that can immediately turn me off. I swipe left if: You are not smiling. I’m not the biggest fan of my smile, but I still do it! If you aren’t smiling in ONE photo, that makes me think you need to get an attitude adjustment and I’m not up for the job! You’re flipping off the camera. C’mon,…