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Nikki Metzgar

Finding the Balance Between Caution & Joyous Free Fall: My 8 Dating Resolutions for 2013

“Every day there’s a new Facebook engagement but I have to remember: that has nothing to do with me. If I get married next year or…

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Science Finally Explains the Appeal of the Not-So-Nice Partner

Ever wonder why your friend keeps going back to someone who rarely ever treats her right?

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The Seemingly Innocent Flirting Move That Actually Creeps Some Girls Out

This is an ordinary social interaction that you probably repeat many times a day.

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On Making, And Adhering To, A Perfect Boyfriend Checklist

The older I get and the more I date, the less I actually know what I should be looking for in a partner.

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This Is Why I Write A Dating Diary

Honestly, writing a dating diary has sometimes messed up my life. But so has dating. Love is pain, man. Let’s talk about it, maybe…

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W4M: U Are A Man Of Action

I am basically waiting around for the men to make clear their intentions without much thought as to what mine are.

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The Problem With Saying “He’s Just Not That Into You”

Sure, he likes you. What is there not to like?

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3 Ways To Look Uninvolved With Your Friend Who Everyone Thinks You’re Dating

Meet Ian, “my chess opponent.”

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It Is Not Possible To Date A Musician (I’m Convinced)

Spoiler alert guys: It always ends in pain. Someone will eventually die. In this case, we hadn’t even started dating.

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Getting Off the Bad Date Merry-Go-Round

Sometimes it seems easier to just stick with the known entity than risk any surprise.

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A Sign From Above: It’s Time To Repent My Dating Sins

My ex didn’t place my cat’s butt over my face while she defecated, but really he might as well have.

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I Decided So It Must Be True: Being Single Is Super Awesome

Where is the one cute guy that’s never dated and who doesn’t own a dungeon?

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Internet Killed The Dating Star: On Googling and Facebook Stalking

If this were the 80s, maybe I’d have given him my number already and we’d be on our way to a Devo concert tonight.

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5 Reasons You’re Doing a Really Good Job Dating

In case the cons of dating are outweighing the pros for you right now (and it is a cycle), here is some encouragement that you’re …

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Fake It ‘Til You Make It: Good Idea, Bad Idea?

I don’t want to end up like Katy Perry.

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10 Universal Truths That Will Help You Bond With Anyone On A Date

“We have so much in common!”

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About That Time I Got Dumped By Email and Wanted to Hit Things With a Baseball Bat

While they were breaking up with me, my last two boyfriends both said they wished they had treated me better.

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How Do You Find Out If It Is or Isn’t a Date Without Sounding Like A Jerk?

What I have learned over the years is that when you meet a guy, sex will always be a question. Once it’s answered, then things can…

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How Do You Know If You’ll Ever “Click” With Someone As Much As You Did With Your Ex?

Now that I know this chemistry exists, what I want to know is whether it will happen again.

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None Is The Loneliest Number

I’m not saying to the sky, “Deliver unto me a boyfriend.” But I miss butterflies in my stomach.

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