The Trials and Tribulations of Tinder

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I swiped right, and then those magical words appeared on my phone, “It’s a Match!”  It’s kind of exhilarating to see who thought I was attractive enough to swipe right.  Now here comes the tricky part: will this hot guy actually message me or will our match go into the Tinder abyss?  I was fortunate enough to receive messages from pretty attractive men, but that is pretty much where it ended.  So if you ask me, Boston Tinder has left plenty to be desired.  The only success stories I can share from this experience are the encounters that I wish I could make up. Read more

How do I tell my boyfriend I need a break?

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Wanting a break from your boyfriend isn’t a great feeling. In fact, it’s a totally sucky one. Really sorry you’re going through this. But, fear not, I’m here to help. And, per usual, I have some tough love for you. If your big question is, “How do I tell my boyfriend I need a break?” my big answer is, “You absolutely don’t tell him.” Hear me out. I think you’ll get it if you keep reading. Read more

Daily Horoscopes: October 24, 2014

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ARIES.

(March 20 - April 18):

A partner or loved one enters a rough patch.  You’ll want to solve all his problems overnight, but take things on a crisis-by-crisis basis.  It may not be as bad as all that.

TAURUS.

(April 19 - May 19):

It looks like you’ll be dealing with prickly relationship issues thru November.  It won’t always be fun, but at least it’s healthy. Read more

Daily Horoscopes: October 23, 2014

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ARIES.

(March 20 - April 18):

You aren’t in a position to throw your weight around and this is a good thing.  It forces you to exercise a different set of muscles – namely the mental kind.

TAURUS.

(April 19 - May 19):

Have you been entirely above board?  Hopefully the answer’s yes.  If not then you could find yourself in deeper trouble than you know. Read more

Fall Cleaning

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Over the summer, I accumulated a lot of junk: an unhealthy addiction to purchasing hardcover books, cheap pairs of shoes I never wore, and a lot of empty wine bottles that should probably be recycled. Summer is rough, you guys. Add all of that junk onto the junk I already own, and I’m not totally sure how I manage to fit my entire life in a 7x10ft room. Especially considering my closet only fits half of each hanger inside of it. Why is Spring the only season that has a designated cleaning period? I’m bringing it back for a much-needed Fall Cleaning. Read more

3 Tips to Up Your Online Dating Game!

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Remember when online dating was something people did behind closed doors?  It wasn’t so long ago that dating online was seen as taboo. People feared the dreaded criticism of seeming desperate or dare I say pathetic. For the most part, those days are gone. Today if you’re single, chances are that you’ve been Tindering on your lunch break along with your friends. Read more
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