During this round of dating, I am learning some important lessons. Lesson #1: Go on more daytime coffee dates. They’re less of a commitment than a weekend evening and there’s no pressure to drink. Lesson #2: Stop going on dates with people you aren’t attracted to. Seriously. It’s a waste of time. My most recent […]Read more "The Native Nomad :: Groundwork Coffee"
You guys would be so proud of me. I finally did it. I went on a sober date. I think I’ve started a trend. I am seeing more guys who are choosing not to drink. Maybe because I’ve shifted my age range to 26-33 instead of 22-26, but I don’t feel like such an outsider […]Read more "Benjamin Button :: Townshend’s Tea"
I lied. I said I was going to reinvent this blog as an experiment in sober dating… and it would have worked if he wasn’t so goddamn attractive. I had been on Bumble for a few weeks but no one really make me excited. I was looking for that perfect rebound combination of spontaneous, silly, […]Read more "Jazz Hands :: Creepy’s"
It’s been 10 months since the “Happily Ever After” post about The Bro Next Door… and it’s been 5 days since we broke up. Without airing my dirty laundry (stop by Belmont Eco if you’d like to see that), I will simply say that it wasn’t the right time for us to be in a […]Read more "The Bro Next Door :: The Grand Finale"
This isn’t your ordinary Bros and Booze update. This one is a special guest post. It is long, but it’s worth the read. It’s coming straight to you from The Bro Next Door! Nice to meet you, fans! In case you’ve never heard of me, stop right here and start with the story of our […]Read more "Guest Post :: The Bro Next Door Tells All!"
(Stop right there! Don’t spoil the story. Start with my review of our first date here.) Since our first 3 dates had been fairly casual (one was a pajama party FFS), we wanted to go on a fancy pants dinner date. I obviously live in the same neighborhood as The Bro Next Door, so he […]Read more "The Bro Next Door (Part 4) :: Luce"
(This date review will make so much more sense if you start at the beginning! Read about date #1 here! And then catch up on date #2 here!) Whenever I visit a new city, I love to get the view from above. It’s a new perspective. Instead of walking the streets and seeing the individual […]Read more "The Bro Next Door (Part 3) :: Richmond Bar"