Diary of the Undateable

Jul 5, 2014

What Does Undateable Mean? – The Farewell Post [Diary of the Undateable]

So what makes me undateable? I mean, I’ve been writing about how I am for two and a half years…but what does it all mean, exactly?

Jun 28, 2014

I Survived The Third Date [Diary of the Undateable]

The first date indicates if a person’s worth your time. The second date is a way to see if the spark is really there. The third date, though? That’s when you’re officially in it to win it.

Jun 21, 2014

Single Girl Myths Debunked, Vol. III [Diary of the Undateable]

When I block a guy, I don’t have to go through the motions of hoping and thinking that it’s him. Because it isn’t. Because he can’t get through to me.

It All Started With Flappy Bird [Diary of the Undateable]

“Have you thought about selling your iPhone with Flappy Bird on it?” Mike from Tinder asked me, one day before...

Jun 13, 2014

Don't Fall Into His Check-Up Text Trap [Diary of the Undateable]

I know that the power in a relationship falls under the person who cares the least…and as awful as it sounds, I’ve grown to hate being the person who cares the most.

Jun 6, 2014

No Benefits In This Friendship [Diary of the Undateable]

A few days after our date, Big Kid asked me for a picture. Not a smizing selfie or even an Instagram screenshot, but a photo. Of the dirty variety.

May 30, 2014

May 23, 2014

I'm Willingly Getting Into Trouble [Diary of the Undateable]

Relax and live a little, she said. It’ll be fun, she said. You won’t get hurt, she said. And true to her nature, she’s dumb as hell for thinking that.

May 16, 2014

On Being Unapologetically Upfront [Diary of the Undateable]

Richie was a weirdo. I’d already decided this 30 seconds after we matched on Tinder.

May 9, 2014

Paying to Play the Dating Game [Diary of the Undateable]

You know, I’d always heard horror stories about how painful waxing is. It’s not like I hadn’t experienced it in a smaller dosage – I routinely got my eyebrows waxed. But there is a huge difference between getting your brows waxed and getting a Brazilian. HUGE.

May 2, 2014

All Text, No Action [Diary of the Undateable]

A few months ago, I received the most unique message that I’ve received on OkCupid thus far. And by unique, I mean something other than “I like your boobs.”

Apr 25, 2014

Are We Too Lazy for Real Love? [Diary of the Undateable]

Out of curiosity, I asked my little sister and cousin how they meet boys these days. They gave me typical answers to be expected of teens: parties, pools, summer camp. One answer surprised me, though – Instagram.

Apr 18, 2014

In Defense of the Read Receipt [Diary of the Undateable]

My feelings have been hurt many times by the good ol’ RR…including by my dad. My own FATHER, y’all.

Apr 11, 2014

I Want My Own Love Story, And That's Okay [Diary of the Undateable]

I want the little things…like a guy who writes me love letters – or in this day and age, love texts – every morning. I want “just because” flowers. And besides the tangible stuff – I want to feel like I’m a princess.

Apr 4, 2014

The Bad Date That Won't Die [Diary of the Undateable]

My friend Lenia was in town for the weekend. We caught up over sushi and plum wine in Cobble Hill when she mentioned that one of her OkCupid matches wanted to meet up with her that night. As she showed me the text, I noticed his name before anything else – Mitt.

Mar 28, 2014

New Beginnings Don't Always Guarantee New Outcomes [Diary of the Undateable]

I deleted my OkCupid profile at the beginning of the year. I figured that I needed a fresh start. I had it for a good 24 months, met two douchebags and a handful of creeps who sent really uncomfortable messages. The page had bad vibes, man. So I started fresh and made a brand new one.