An Assortment of Adventures in Online Dating

We walked down Ashland Avenue toward my apartment, breaking from laughter only to suffer through awkward pauses. She was a 20-year-old, 5-foot-nothing former swimmer who seemed to glide effortlessly between ease and discomfort. I was a 23-year-old awkward man who had the dating experience of a 16 year old. We were half-drunk, the night was… Read More An Assortment of Adventures in Online Dating

hyperbole and the death of nuance: you don’t have to always be right

Hyperbole is the deepest red of all the red flags. Every time I’m certain, I know that I’ve fucked up. “Yeah, it’s the best,” “Oh, for sure,” and “Definitely” are the fastest routes to the poorest decisions. Hold up, I spotted some hyperbole. “Every time” I’m certain, I have not been led to some awful… Read More hyperbole and the death of nuance: you don’t have to always be right