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), I met Paul, a former-musician/newly-hatched lawyer who had just relocated from New York.
We reminisced about our Brooklyn neighborhoods and explored the beach towns and second-run movie theaters.
Six months in, I finally suggested that we get counseling.
This set off a volcanic-level rage that ended with his speeding away and worried questions from my neighbors.
Last summer, after a bad run, which culminated in being stood up by Martin, a sexy animator with a string of baby mamas up the West Coast, it seemed like it was time to take a break.
On my first Match-less Saturday in months I was blindsided by crying jags and existential panic.
I was shaken and heart-broken, but it occurred to me that I'd written a profile that promised the fantasy of a relationship.
No wonder it attracted men who couldn't handle the reality of one. After licking my post-Paul wounds I went into profile re-writing overdrive.
, a six-and-a-half hour long audio guide that guarantees a "new lease on love." (The series is the jewel of Katz's San Fernando Valley-based online dating empire, which includes multiple books, podcasts, and video tutorials).
While I've never been Katz's client, in the last three years I've religiously devoured his blog posts in order to appeal to the heart and mind of the Los Angeles online dating man. Judging from my full inbox, I have indeed been doing it right.
As Being-a-Person-101 as it sounds, when they ask how I am I remind myself to tell them what I'm feeling not what I'm doing.It's likely I'll one day return to online dating.
I met interesting men and went to a ton of interesting wine bars.