Why I Had an Affair With My Boss

When I was first introduced to the man my old company had hired to serve in the newly created position of Chief Operations Officer,...

15 Signs He’s A Man

Just because he looks like a man, talks like a man, adjusts his joint while standing in the all-you-can eat crab leg buffet like...

Same Planet, Different Worlds

Funny how we hear things we want to hear, and ignore things we wish weren’t true. It’s human nature, we all do it for...

Internet Jargon Confuses Me

When I was a teenager, instant messaging was up-and-coming. Nearly everyone I knew logged on every night to chat about had happened at school...
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Why I Like Her and Not You

There's a short brunette with dimples, and we catch eyes. I go for short brunettes with dimples all the time. Short, dimpled brunettes rule....

The Perils of Dating … When You’re a Dating Expert

"So, what do you do?" asks the cute guy across the bar from me. I flash him a winning smile but internally cringe. For most...

‘The End of Men’? I May Have Married the Last Manly...

It's true that women are taking over the traditional cultural roles. We're smarter, more streamlined, more capable. When it comes to our jobs, our lives,...

What’s the Best Online Dating Profile Picture? We Asked a Real...

See that middle photo there? That "Instagram" shot? According to Loveawake study of the most successful online dating profile pics (with "success" being measured by how...
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Loveawake Featured on DatingAdvice.com!

LoveAwake.com was recently featured on DatingAdvice.com. Founded in 2012, DatingAdvice.com is "the authority on all things dating," and the site publishes in-depth advice articles,...

What Happened When I Tried to Turn a Boy Friend Into...

Recently, I made the decision to stop inviting more men into my life. This includes guy friends, of whom I've accumulated enough to wonder...
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Holiday Entertaining: Keeping it Solo-Friendly

As a cooking lover, single woman from Hawaii stationed in Baltimore for a medical residency, Lena Stewart learned how to make room for all...

The Last Virgin in New York City (And Why I Dated...

It was the question that I least expected to ask at the beginning of a relationship, right after, "So, when do I meet your...

6 Weird Facts About Personal Ads

Before there was Match.com, back when folks read "newspapers," people took out print ads to find their dream dates. And from white slavery to...

10 Things I Wish My Fiancee Knew About Football

Football is more than just a sport to me -- it's my job. It's a part of my life nearly every day of the year....