Dating is hard work. Every single person I speak to says so. The emails, the texting, the phone calls, the planning and confirming can all be overwhelming. You’ve managed to work yourself up to something that resembles your shaving lather before you’ve even met her. You’ve narrated a story in your head and rarely does … More Your Authenticity Gets the Date
Women don’t hate you. No matter how many times you get knocked back or fucked over, you can’t give up on love. Taking rejection is part of the dating game. It’s actually a part of life which, if mastered, can bring you peace. I hear too many single men saying stupid shit about women based … More You Don’t Want a Girlfriend
I’m a dog. In fact, I think most guys are just dogs. I don’t mean a dog in the sense that women would like to describe us – akin to a dirty dog, but a simple, instinctual, pack-following, even obedient dog – more of the canine variety. I came to view myself as a dog … More Old Dog, New Tricks
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
FEMALE FEATURE Carrie Vallentine is a young writer from Sydney’s East The girls in the office usually chat about their love lives in the kitchen on a Monday morning. I try to stay away, as I’m currently single, and they ask way too many personal questions. Evelyn, a lovely but overly inquisitive accountant, asked me … More Don’t Be a Cheap Bastard
FEMALE FEATURE Sybarite is our Features Writer from London, UK It started after a few too many drinks on a school night. We were colleagues. Newfangled friends. Out for a “stitch and bitch” session after a demanding day at work. A South African guy was chatting me up in an old man’s pub you wouldn’t … More On the Road. On the Job.