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I Went to a Dating Seminar at a Computer Store and Learned to Build a Stronger Online Dating Profile

And I learned how to convey my soul through the machine.

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Prescott’s P.O.V.: Why You Should Just Give it a Shot

What people have misconstrued about online dating is that it’s not supposed to be an insta-fix. It’s supposed to be an option. And…

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A True Story of a Very Bizarre Double-Blind Date

Why not? It’s good to say yes to things once in awhile, even if you don’t want to do them. Plus, now Ellie totally owes me one ne…

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Five Important Lessons From An Actual HowAboutWe Date

I skillfully convinced The Writer to meet for a drink at Lolita instead, an activity that I assumed would be free of any sweat-re…

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Lakey’s Second HowAboutWe Date: When The Connection’s There, But the Chemistry’s Not.

Apparently this date was about literally breaking the rules — and laws. I witnessed a robbery and encouraged a dude to pee in a la…

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What Exactly Does it Mean to “Take it To The Next Level”?

And how, in a matter of seconds, did I go from smitten to panicked?

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Sona’s New Motto: Ignore the Left Sidebar, Pay More Attention to Dates

Nevertheless, maybe it’s time to reevaluate what I consider my ‘type’ and date the unexpected. That means choosing more guys like …

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Confessions of a Picky Dater

This is the latest post from Helen, our bi-coastal Date Reporter. She’ll be documenting her experience dating in both San Fr…

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How to be a Bi-Coastal Dater

But come on! Me choosing not to talk to someone who I’ll never be in the same city with is very different from me telling someone …

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A First HowAboutWe Date: Let’s Talk Sex, Googling & Politics!

It’s official! I’ve given away my HAW v-card. I went on a date last Wednesday with a handsome real estate guy named Ryan. And what…

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First Date Report: False First Impressions and Late-Night Snacks

“Listen,” I sighed, “I have to be honest with you. I’m not planning on going straight back to my apartment.” He cocked is head, co…

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Sona’s Latest HowAboutWe Date Wasn’t What You’d Expect

However, a feeling of impulsiveness, bolstered by a few drops of liquid courage, reversed my usual stance and I sent him a text af…

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Some Thoughts on Dating in LA vs. Dating in NYC

No longer will I be content with an after-work happy hour drink at a dingy spot in the East Village! I will prefer more imaginati…

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The Best Advice You Will Ever Read on Posting Dates & Sending Messages

This is the latest post from our Colorado-based Date Reporter Prescott Reynolds. She’ll be documenting her experience learni…

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Exposed: The Thought Process Behind Posting a Great HowAboutWe Date

What can we do while drinking? Or I guess the question is, what can’t we do while drinking?

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Believe It or Not, There Is Such A Thing As Too Many Pirate Jokes on a First Date

So when I saw a date that suggested “How about we…. go pick out eye-patches at a pirate store and then go order drinks in pirate…

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Lakey Gets Into The Nitty Gritty of Making a Good Profile

This is the latest post from our Chicago-based Date Reporter Lakey Lumin. She’ll be giving you a first-hand peek into her da…

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Dating FAQs from a Successful Online Dater

After a good date, absolutely yes send a follow-up text the next day. Don’t start walking home and text before he’s even had a cha…

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What Does Your Mom Really Think Your Dates Should Know About You?

The hardest one for me to answer was “One thing my mother would want you to know about me.” Drumming my fingers on my laptop keybo…

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Meet Helen, our Bi-Coastal Date Reporter

So, please tune in and follow my adventures as a Date Reporter for howaboutwe.com in San Francisco and Boston. I figure double the…

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