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The Triple D: A Peek into “Guy-Speak” (or Stop Hinting!)

The “Triple D” column has stood for “Disastrous Dating Don’ts” and “Dynamic Dating Do’s” – it depends on the day and what’s been going on that week. Friends are coming out of the woodwork with their dating stories because word … Continue reading

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The Triple D: The “Bad Boy” Phenomenon Has Been Confirmed

A recent study on attraction from the University of British Columbia determined that women are least attracted to men who smile or appear happy and men are least attracted to women who are proud and confident. WHAT??! I was so … Continue reading

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The Triple D: Dynamic Dating DO’S To Fit Any Budget

After the last Triple D about Clair and her Tool-Tilting Cup of Coffee, I’d imagine you’re cringing at how bad it can get on the dating front. I always go back to this scene from Sex In The City where … Continue reading

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The Triple D: A Tool-Tilting Cup Of Coffee

My neighbor, Clair, and I spend a lot of time chatting over coffee. We talk about life, her schoolwork, kids and – of course – dating and men. We’ve traditionally done this at my house because (until recently) I made better … Continue reading

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The Triple D: Dating By Committee

Last Thursday, we started talking about dating. The big issues were: (a) Why does dating have to be a disaster so much of the time? (b) The best dating “secret” we’ve found is: Stop focusing on the finding the other … Continue reading

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Triple D = Disastrous Dating Don’ts

When I talked about starting this blogsite, every one of my single friends asked, “Are you going to talk about dating? It’s not like you aren’t a pro by now.” I really wavered on the subject…after all, my blogging mentor … Continue reading

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What NEVER to Say on the First Date

My single pals have given us hours of entertainment here on More Cowbell and spawned blog titles like: A Tool-Tilting Cup of Coffee When Dates Should Come With a Warning Label Embarrassing Dating Moments, Part 2: Jane’s Sad Tale of … Continue reading

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10 Unusual Things I Know About Writers

Last summer I put up a post called Do Writers Read Differently Than Non-Writers? and was completely amazed at the huge response. It’s my only post that crossed into triple digit territory in the comments. I actually thought the comments were better … Continue reading

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Dating Nightmare of the Week: “You Seem Kinda Frigid…”

Happy September, everybody! Friday is always about love here at More Cowbell. Whatever form that takes… THIS Friday we’re back to the Triple D series, which usually stands for Disastrous Dating Don’ts. Most of these posts can be found under … Continue reading

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Search Term Bingo – More Cowbell Style

Some of you know I think Chuck Wendig is a rockstar. Great writer, tremendous blogger and funny as hell. Most of you will enjoy his writing advice. Some of my snarkier More Cowbell pals would enjoy his other far-out features … Continue reading

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