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T. K. touches the searing, life-or-death buttons of life. Would you, dear writer, dare to do the same?

OK Cupid Is Entertaining and Saves You Time

OK Cupid wastes less of your precious time learning attributes and preferences that you might not get to for a long time on a connection you make on

Internet Dating Then (2004) and Now (2024)

The fundamental question remains—do you want to know the truth, or do you want to pretend that life is as you would like it to be?

More 81 on

I imagine this man is only one-tenth as callous in person as he is online.

Eighty-One and on

I’ll leave it to readers to react to this post in their own ways.

Limerence, the Insanity of Crushes

No shroud can erase our romantic fantasies.

Long Live Menopause!

It’s a second chance at life. Long live menopause!

MAY-DECEMBER (lose the Cougar)

In 2003, the very beginning of online dating, I created my profile as a wild experiment. I posted an up-to-date photo and my true age, 60. Most of the men who contacted me spoke in tongues about what they wanted, but Ken, a 37-year-old policeman was clear. He wanted a “friend with benefits” I askedContinue reading “MAY-DECEMBER (lose the Cougar)”

Fiction and Non-fiction: Spinning Facts Into Gold

When I began writing my first memoir I was under the impression that other people would find my story spellbinding—woman begins dating again after two divorces, discovers that dating at 60 is not like dating at 18. I was wrong. My first critics, though kind, were bored. Elmore Leonard’s writing advice, “Just cut out theContinue reading “Fiction and Non-fiction: Spinning Facts Into Gold”