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Author: Dating Diva

You win, Target, you win

I get on kicks. Everyone around me knows this. My kicks sometimes have a theme, or sometimes they’re so impulsive that they take on a life of their own. Writing has always been a central theme to my
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Me-Day V-Day Declaration

“You’re a liar. Straight liar,” my friend, Kyle, said. “No way any girl who says she doesn’t really care about Valentine’s Day is telling the truth.” I was shocked. Was I really the first girl to ever
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Challenges of a storyteller: My life on the “big screen”

I love the movie, “The Notebook.” I’m a hopeless romantic. I cry at weddings. I cry when my friends get hurt by life’s daily tumbles. I also cry when I watch Marley & Me and the Lion King — every
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Gold diggers beware, I’m onto you

Click. Click. Click. Giggle. Click. Click. Click. The girl behind me at Starbucks is going crazy on her BlackBerry. And giggling every time a text message annoyingly rings in. My obvious response?
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Dear Mr. Smith…

Well, it’s about that time. I’m packing my bags to head to New York for a great career opportunity that will also bring me closer to my family and friends. But don’t worry, I’ll still be writing about
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Facebooking your feelings

I’m positive I’m not speaking for just myself when I say I can’t take people with emotional Facebook statuses anymore. There, I said it. A song lyric here or there is fine, but when you’re spilling

From NY to FL to CT: One girl’s adventure to realize it’s okay to be alone

Sometimes, even at the ripe age of 23, I look back on my dating life and say to myself, “What was I thinking? No, seriously, what?” I’ve always been the kind of girl to be in a long-term, committed
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Desperation vs. persistence

I have some friends, who, bless their hearts, don’t know when to quit it. One in particular, who we’ll call “Sue,” met a man not too long ago and they went out together on a few dates. From what she
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Outfit? Check. Place? Check. Convo? Umm…

So you’ve met someone great and you’re gearing up for that first date. You’ve picked out the perfect outfit, know where you’re going and are in the process of figuring out what to do with your hair.
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Finding love is just a train ride away…literally

Get your train bags ready my beautiful Connecticut ladies, love is just a Grand Central ticket away. New York has taken the 2009 top honors for the best city for singles, according to Last
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