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Find a Friend In Your City no. 6

We wait for patio, beach, movie in the park, and frosé season for …

We wait for patio, beach, movie in the park, and frosé season for what seems like forever and we made it. It’s finally here! But for some of us, friendship ruts and big life changes like moving to a new city can make finding summer plans a little complicated. As you …

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My Experience with Tinder and Online Dating

For those of you who don’t know my story, my husband and I …

For those of you who don’t know my story, my husband and I met on Tinder almost 3 years ago. If you’re not familiar with Tinder, it’s a dating app that connects you with endless profiles of possible matches and sometimes gives you hope but also slowly chips away at …

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Find a Friend In Your City 2018

Back in 2010, I moved from Los Angeles to Chicago and didn’t know …

Back in 2010, I moved from Los Angeles to Chicago and didn’t know anyone here. And my blog was the best resource for meeting new people. In the spring, summer, and fall of 2017, I wrote posts like this one to use my blog to help you connect with women …

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Wellness

Find a Friend in Your City

In March, April, and August of this year, I helped connect my readers …

In March, April, and August of this year, I helped connect my readers with one another. Last night, I heard from a reader in Boston who is trying to adjust to life in a new city. Back in 2010, I moved from Los Angeles to Chicago and didn’t know anyone …

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How We Met

How we matched on Tinder and what happened after we swiped right …

How we matched on Tinder and what happened after we swiped right …

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Find a Friend in Your City

It’s crazy to think that I didn’t have any close friends in Chicago …

It’s crazy to think that I didn’t have any close friends in Chicago just over a handful of years ago. As luck would have it, I met almost all of my close friends through my blog and The Everygirl. And since my favorite part blogging is being able to help and …

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Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Get Married in My 20s

During a time when I had no idea what I wanted to do …

During a time when I had no idea what I wanted to do with my life, who I was, or what I deserved, I put marriage and babies on a pedestal–and that pedestal had a timeline. These events would determine my self-worth and happiness. Moving to Chicago, growing my blog, launching …

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Wellness

Help! I’m Having Trouble Meeting Someone

Were you mostly single in your 20s before meeting Conor? I’m recently single …

Were you mostly single in your 20s before meeting Conor? I’m recently single and am absolutely terrified I won’t meet someone I click with as much as the last guy. Any advice on how to get over that fear and meet someone? I also don’t love going out and getting drunk …

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Our Portugal Engagement Photos

Even though I had a feeling Conor was going to propose the day …

Even though I had a feeling Conor was going to propose the day before we left, I couldn’t have been more surprised by our engagement. We had looked at rings late last year so I knew it was coming, but I accidentally found the ring it in our closet a few …

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Find a Friend in Your City No. 2

Earlier this year, I shared what might be my favorite post of all time.

Earlier this year, I shared what might be my favorite post of all time. Connecting people is one of my favorite things to do and I know what it’s like to want/need new friends. Just 6 years ago I was leaving LA for Chicago–a city where I didn’t know anyone. And as …

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Should You Go Ring Shopping Together?

I knew it was coming, but when Conor asked what I wanted my ring …

I knew it was coming, but when Conor asked what I wanted my ring to look like, it didn’t really feel real. And my answer of “round or cushion with a plain or diamond band–just surprise me and I’ll say yes!” didn’t do it for him. I can’t blame the guy …

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How We Manage Finances Living Together

When I moved in with Conor last October, it was my first time living …

When I moved in with Conor last October, it was my first time living with a significant other. Now that we’ve been under the same roof and sharing a car for almost 6 months–and since a few of you have asked how we manage our finances living together–I wanted to talk about …

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Should We Move In Together?

I had never lived with a significant other so you can imagine that …

I had never lived with a significant other so you can imagine that moving in with someone for the first time–at 34–felt like a very big deal. Here are some of the ways we knew that a year-and-a-half into our relationship was the right time for us. Do it for the right …

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Lessons Learned in Online Dating

I finally came clean and told you guys how Conor and I met. And …

I finally came clean and told you guys how Conor and I met. And we can’t forget about the time I dated that guy with wife, baby, and girlfriend. Now that I’ve shared the fact that I’ve dated online, I thought I’d talk more about my experience in online dating. First, a backstory. At …

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How We Met

This is a post I’ve avoided sharing for almost two years but it’s been a …

This is a post I’ve avoided sharing for almost two years but it’s been a good week and I’m feeling sentimental. In case you haven’t noticed, I have a brand new website which I’ll talk more about soon, one of my best friends had a baby, Conor and I booked a trip …

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