Written on 9/5/2016 It’s been a month since I’ve posted to summer squeeze. I know, I know- the amount of phone calls and texts I’ve received asking for an update have shocked me as well. (Thank you) When I first started summer squeeze my goal was to spend 90 days online dating and see where… Read More Last day of summer
Hey ya’ll Greetings from Buxton, North Carolina! If you don’t know Buxton, it’s a beautiful piece of national park land on the water. Located here: I’m here on my family vacation which is part of the reason why I’ve been delayed in posting. Another reason has been my numerous dates and “ghosts” I’ve received. This… Read More Date #2- and being ghosted from it
After almost a month of dating online and Summer Squeeze, I figured it would be fun to share some of the advice I’ve received after sharing with people my blog and my objective. Some of the advice is actually pretty funny: #1 -Don’t do it. Hm. Helpful. And somedays I think it would be advice… Read More The Top 5 Pieces of Advice From Friends to Dating Online
Last week I started a new experiment on my profile. I’ve always been the person at work to be the boss, the person in charge, the go-getter but when it comes to my personal life I hide in most scenarios (unless there is wine involved). The challenge to myself was to message guys who met… Read More Experiment Recap: Initiating Conversations Isn’t Just a Male Thing
I recently started a conversation with a guy on Match. He reached out to me with a great message which was authentic and unique. (He read my profile) After going back and forth with a few messages, he sent me his phone number and asked for me to text him. This conversation has been great,… Read More When you get asked to text: A qualitative study on what to do
Since I’ve started on match.com it’s been an adventure. Match has changed a bit and is now including many more different features for you as a member. I figured I would start normally with the simple profile and see how this had attracted some interest. Here was my experiment: For one week, I didn’t change… Read More Friends stick together…and pick better profile pictures.
Throughout my 20s I have been a part of the birth of online dating. I really would consider it the birth because of its rapid expansion as the world of mobile technology has taken over. As a digital/mobile marketer by day, let’s think about this for a second: These are from Pew Research : Online dating has… Read More Welcome to Summer Squeeze: My Summer of Online Dating