The Meet Market

I recently read a book titled, Dollars and Sex (Allen & Unwin) by Dr Marina Adshade and was intrigued by her market-driven summation of online dating. As someone who has had success with online dating, and seen others suffer in the labyrinth, the concept of seeing this option through an economic lens was edifying. Adshade proclaims that our checklist mentality is … More The Meet Market

He Ticks All the Boxes

Women have subscribed to an objective checklist mentality to dating. It’s no longer enough for a relationship to grow organically. Men are judged by a set of intangible attributes – a mental code of must haves – before a single glance or word has been exchanged. Admit it, you’ve heard that cringeworthy phrase, “He ticked … More He Ticks All the Boxes

LAID BARE: Review

FEATURE – BOOK REVIEW Editor’s Pick What a fool believes, he sees. Jesse Fink, author of LAID BARE: One Man’s Story of Sex, Love and Other Disorders was a fool. A fool for love for really quite a long time. In truth, he probably always will be. And after much soul searching – through the … More LAID BARE: Review

Report Card

It had been a while. Time to get back in the saddle. I found someone who seemed okay through an online dating service. On the first date, we chose to have a Thai dinner in Newtown. We talked and had lots in common. She had a good job working for a magazine. Good taste in … More Report Card