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What do I do when okcupid intersects real life?

So, I was always terrified of this happening, but then I got over it. Well, it turns out I was right- eventually, if I stay on okcupid long enough, I'm going to hit the end of single men my age in my city. [more inside]
posted by quincunx on Apr 17, 2014 - 38 answers

He likes me... or he likes me as a friend...

I met a guy recently and interact with him in a school and social context. How do I figure out if he wants to date me, or is just happy to have a new friend in an area he recently moved to? [more inside]
posted by Chaussette Fantoche on Feb 20, 2014 - 13 answers

No more drama, plz

How can I handle this situation with a minimum of fuss and hurt feelings? [more inside]
posted by bookgirl18 on Nov 24, 2013 - 14 answers

A careless Facebook friend request has caused some larger problems

Hey guys, help me resolve this awkward situation that started with a Facebook friend request and has now blown up out of proportion. [more inside]
posted by ashkenazy on Sep 16, 2013 - 39 answers

Dating while socially awkward

I'm no good at conversation. Should I bother with dating? [more inside]
posted by enigmatologist on Jul 10, 2013 - 26 answers

Can I ignore this email without being an awful person?

Got an email from someone I dated very briefly, some time ago, which unsettled me. I have not replied, and don't want to, but I still feel somewhat guilty about ignoring/blocking this person. Please help me walk the line between "honoring my inner Gavin de Becker" and "being kind of an asshole to someone." [more inside]
posted by like_a_friend on Apr 16, 2013 - 48 answers

Call me once you've forgotten why you didn't like me

Is reconnecting with casual dates/flings ever a good idea? [more inside]
posted by modernserf on Oct 8, 2012 - 6 answers

My new roommate just declared: no dates can ever spend the night here.

My new roommate just declared to me that there is a rule in our apartment: No dates are allowed to ever sleep over. Can you help me figure out how to have a productive discussion about this with her? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 14, 2012 - 64 answers

Dating, for a messed up obese guy

I was (am?) socially broken, and had (have?) crippled my self-confidence, as well as my body. Help me fix me. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 3, 2012 - 31 answers

Like Being a Teenager

Still feel comfortable, happy and awkward around him. How can I stop the awkward part? [more inside]
posted by InterestedInKnowing on Jun 25, 2012 - 5 answers

I'm 26 going on 14.

How can I act on this silly schoolgirl crush? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 4, 2011 - 16 answers

Socially awkward girl seeks rejection tips.

Socially awkward girl seeks rejection tips. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 4, 2011 - 12 answers

Awkward Girl tribulations

I'm a queer girl who would like to ask another queer girl out on a date. I have never done this before. How do I do this without being stupid? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 23, 2010 - 12 answers

No more...Ms. Nice Gal?

How do I become less "sweet" and more upfront about what I want? [more inside]
posted by themaskedwonder on Jan 7, 2010 - 44 answers

How to maintain my sense of self while dating?

How do I maintain my sense of self while dating? [more inside]
posted by plungerjoke on Mar 9, 2009 - 10 answers

I need a first chance to make a first impression

What should I put in my first email to someone I found on an online dating site? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 1, 2007 - 32 answers

Did my roommate ruin my date?

My roommate had loud sex in the apartment while I had a guy I'd *just* started dating over. Totally rude, or fact of life? Specific details inside. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 8, 2006 - 25 answers

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