Tag Archives: first date

The Dream Slayer Scenario

They smiled politely at the waitress, and waited for her to walk away after delivering their drinks, before they dove head first into the awkward conversation associated with a first date. “Abby tells me you’re a writer,” Maggie broke the … Continue reading

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How To Tell If Your Date Has A Crush On Putin

The interns keep nagging me about the fact that the blog’s inbox is overflowing with requests for a new dating tips post, Modern Philosophers. I love you guys, but you can be so demanding! Since I’m tired of the freckle … Continue reading

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Are You On A First Date Or In A Haunted House?

The Halloween Season has arrived in Maine, Modern Philosophers, and the All Hallows Society just send me an angry, somewhat threatening message to point out that I have yet to write a Halloween themed post. Since I don’t want to … Continue reading

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The Wedding Toast

Ryan leaned over to kiss his new bride, whispered something in her ear, and then reached for his glass of champagne. He stood up, tapped the flute several times with a knife, and a hush fell over the room.  All … Continue reading

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How To Tell If Your Date Is Not Going Well

It’s Saturday, Modern Philosophers, and some of you might have a date tonight. As we’ve established, the dating world is not an easy place to survive without a little help.  That being the case, it’s time for another dating tips … Continue reading

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What To Do When Your Date Reveals She’s A Time Traveler

I was out in the garage, tinkering with my time machine, Modern Philosophers, when I had the Deep Thought that it was time to write a new dating tips post. As time travel was on my mind, I thought I’d … Continue reading

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How To Tell If Your Date Is A British Spy

Happy Independence Day, Modern Philosophers! Many of you will be celebrating the Fourth of July at parties, where you will meet new people, and maybe make plans for a date. It’s time for another Dating Tips posts to make sure … Continue reading

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