Tag Archives: Relationships

How To Date Someone Who Won’t Wear A Mask

I’ve been getting a ridiculous amount of emails asking (demanding!) that I write a new Dating Tips post, Modern Philosophers. To be honest, I was confused by the requests.  Wouldn’t it be irresponsible of me to encourage people to date … Continue reading

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Thanks For The (Horrible, Unwanted) Memories

One of the ways I’ve been keeping myself out of trouble during this period of intense social distancing, Modern Philosophers, has been to record old movies to watch when I need a good distraction. Yesterday, I viewed Clear and Present … Continue reading

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You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling

I’m beginning to think I’m horrible at dating, Modern Philosophers. I know what you want to say:  It took you this long to realize that, Austin??? Good one.  All joking aside, though, I was giving it some thought this morning … Continue reading

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The Halloween Party

He sat off in the corner, all by himself, on a beat up couch that seemed as forgotten by the homeowners as he wanted to be by the other party guests. He was dressed in a tuxedo and looked quite … Continue reading

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Keep Your Promises!

One of the quickest ways to send me crawling back into my introvert’s shell, Modern Philosophers, is by breaking a promise to me. I don’t trust easily, so when you betray my trust by going back on your word, I … Continue reading

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The Ben Franklin Contingency

Mark and Ian, a couple of thirtysomething guys, sat across from each other at the table next to the front window of the coffee shop. It was raining pretty hard, and since they both liked the rain, they’d chosen their … Continue reading

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Rewriting The Dream

I decided to eat breakfast out on the porch this morning, Modern Philosophers. It was a perfect summer morning.  Clear blue sky.  Gentle breeze.  So quiet that the only other sound was that of birds singing.  It doesn’t get much … Continue reading

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The Good Tipper

“This was a nice surprise,” Nikki beamed as she sat down at the table by the window and blew on her coffee. Nikki was very attractive.  When she smiled, her green eyes sparkled like emeralds, and  the freckles on her … Continue reading

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Advice I Wish I’d Been Given

One of my good friends turns thirty today, Modern Philosophers. Understandably, she is upset because society has led her to believe that turning thirty is a bad thing.  I beg to differ. As she was lamenting hitting this milestone, I … Continue reading

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Banking On A No Interest Pick Up Line

June was just minding her own business, filling out a deposit slip, when the guy approached her. She was an attractive woman, so this was not the first time a stranger had tried to strike up a conversation, but she’d … Continue reading

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