Category Archives: Dating

Hello! Thanks for Having Me.

Hi There! For those who don’t know me already, I’m Anna–or perhaps my nom du tweet, @agoodcuppa. I am a writer (no way, the guest blogger is a writer!), a social justice activist and rabbel rouser, and an unapologetic feminist … Continue reading

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The He-Man Woman-Haters Club

So you’re thinking about looking for love on the internet. Continue reading

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High School Cougars

Shorter New York Times: High-school-age girls who date boys a year or two younger are predatory and suspect. It’s more normal for them to date college-age men, because of course there is nothing at all sketchy about an adult man in college who wants to date a 15-year-old. Continue reading

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Men on the Internet Would Like to Have Your Babies

Online dating: The worst, or the absolute worst? Continue reading

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Would you like a racist boyfriend?

Because there are so many racist boyfriends to choose from! (“I’m not racist! I just appreciate ethnic women!” -all of the boyfriends). Continue reading

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Hey girl.

Single PUAs are on the prowl, and they would like you to know that they like your headband. Bitch. Continue reading

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Seeking Asian Female

Gross white man seeks Asian female. Ends up with a real human being. Drama ensues.
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“Confessions of a PUA Chaser” is OUT now! Also: Thank you, Feministe.

Love.
S&M.
Ethics.
Seduction.
Feminism.
Polyamory.
Pickup artists. Continue reading

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

And with all the coverage of Rihanna / Chris Brown (which I will write about later, but ugh, can we please stop blaming her for “being a bad role model” or whatever and maybe put the responsibility for beating another human being on the person who did the beating?), it’s a pertinent conversation. The stats are disturbing: Continue reading

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Some Women Actually Doing Ok

The old myth that educated women are less marriageable? False! Continue reading

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Eight Red Flags I Learned from Online Dating

I have an article in GOOD today about online dating red flags, and how the internet evens the gender playing field. Check it out. And yes, someone on Twitter already sent me this article in response. The one red flag … Continue reading

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The Sexual Appeal of Non-Gender-Conformity

This is a guest post by Rebecca Katherine Hirsch.
Hello! Have I a disclosure for YOU (and you and you and you): I am attracted to men who do not hew unbendingly to unrealistic–that is to say, “traditional”–templates for male behavior. I am similarly heartened by all gendered people who work to find the courage to map out their own internal and presented identities in the face of omnipotent, implicit and explicit gender stereotypes! Continue reading

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