Posts Tagged ‘Dating’

I love you, I hate you, call me

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iStock_000001207968Small How one’s relationship with caregivers early in life impacts later behavior By Kristine Keller Downtown dating is like the root canal process—painful while you’re going through it but the end result leaves your sensory nerves feelin’ good. And sadly, there’s no quickie fix for that painful pearly white procedure. There is, on the other hand, [&hellip
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A Bachelor on Valentine’s Day

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, TV, West Side Spirit

Sean Lowe, star of ABC’s ‘The Bachelor,’ weighs in on everything from the ideal date to mistakes women make in their search for the perfect mate. By Angela Barbuti Sean Lowe will be alone this Valentine’s Day—but don’t feel bad for him just yet. The 29-year-old recently finished taping a season of ABC’s The Bachelor, [&hellip
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Lady Smarts: A Valentine’s Day Tale

Written by Meredith Russo on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Sex & Relationships, West Side Spirit

Two apartments, both alike in furniture from Ikea… We all come to Valentine’s Day with baggage—and not just the red, heart-shaped kind that’s full of chocolates. In honor of the holiday of lurve, I thought I would tell my favorite modern love story. Our story begins with two unlikely lovers, pushed together by fate—and one [&hellip
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Just Say No to the Valentine’s Day Prix Fixe

Written by Regan Hofmann on . Posted in Dining Our Town, Dining West Side Spirit, Eat & Drink, News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

552px-Valentines_Candy Celebrate sincerely with a meal that has meaning for you Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark sham, a manufactured non-holiday dreamed up in a craven bid to sell out-of-season roses in the middle of the long, dark winter. Singles hold this trope up like a string of garlic [&hellip
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Oh Finally, the Perfect Man, Defined!

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Picture 1 A few months ago, the horrifically cynical new prostitution dating auction site WhatsYourPrice.com made minor media waves with the release of its survey results revealing the stats of NYC’s “perfect woman.” Now those geniuses have done it again! BeYourOwnPimp.com has released the results of another survey, this time educating us all on the most desirable [&hellip
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Lady Smarts: How to Visit a Bar Alone

Written by Meredith Russo on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

beer book Sometimes a lady just wants to enjoy a glass of wine, some candlelight, and a little ambient activity without the bother of making plans or, quite frankly, conversation. Unfortunately, ever since Eve solo-drank her first Appletini and damned us all, visiting even the coziest bar alone and unbothered has become nearly impossible. Until now. So [&hellip
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Lady Smarts: How to Date for $20

Written by Meredith Russo on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Stacks of cash not required. Dudes, don’t let a tight wallet keep you from love, or something like it. How to impress a lady on a first date for under $20: “Forget your wallet.” Feign upset and embarrassment. “Find $20 in your pocket.” Feign relief and good fortune! Resolve to have The Best Date Ever using this, and only this, [&hellip
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Don’t Do As I Do, Manhattan Matchmaker Says

Written by NY Press on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, News West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

E-Amy Laurent Author Photo Amy Laurent on her new book and TV show, Miss Advised By Beth Mellow On the rocky road to love, many of us are guilty of getting emotionally attached too quickly, drunk texting at 2 a.m. or letting an undeserving ex back into our lives. In the hopes of becoming smarter daters and finding “the [&hellip
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If It Worked for Gidget…

Written by Jeanne Martinet on . Posted in Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

jeanne Beach tips for meeting singles Recently, my friend Elizabeth told me about a guy she had started seeing. “How did you meet him?” I wanted to know. “From work? Match.com?” When she told me she had met the man while she was on the beach at Far Rockaway, I confess I nearly dropped my drink. [&hellip
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