In going out on dates with over 100 guys, I have met some socially-questionable and awkward people. Trent was the first guy that I encountered that I really thought was insane. I am still not convinced that he didn’t escape from a local mental hospital just so he could Read more


I like to think of myself as a girl that is not completely and totally obsessed with appearance – a bad haircut is not going to repel me – but sometimes looks do matter and, in the case of Adam, I was not just simply unattracted to him but Read more

Wild John - The Retirement

Certain mind-control techniques and a massive amount of charm need to attributed to Wild John because I hopped right back on his motorcycle, almost perished once again on the return trip over the West Seattle Bridge and even agreed to keep seeing him. Looking back I can almost be Read more

Wild John Part II

  When Wild John offered me the chance to ride in the ‘Batmobile’ I knew it was probably a dangerous idea but I was also thrilled to take a ride with a superhero. When would I get that chance again? What followed was the most exciting car experience of my Read more

Wild John Part I

One of the hardest things to manage while being an online dater is remembering which details belong to which guy. It was rare that I actively dated more than three guys at once but, even then, trying to remember who had a masters degree and who had never been Read more

A Guest Post From Emily In LA!

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If you follow me on twitter (@MyLifeOnMatch) you know the insanity of my online dating life and the crazy messages I get. This one has to go down in the books as the MOST rude message exchange ever. Meet Dick Head. (And yes, the grammatical errors kill me as well.)

So THIS happened… Read more

Dates With Kate Episode #26

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On this episode of the ‘Dates With Kate’ podcast, Katie and I contemplate an alluring Craigslist ad, revisit the ‘are men in Seattle bad at dating?’ debate and discuss eight different texting styles used by people engaged in the dating game. Come take a listen! Read more

A Guest Post From Melissa!

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I love this post from my friend, ‘Melissa’, because it perfectly illustrates how overwhelming and insane things can get with online dating. Enjoy! – Kate

Have you seen that movie ‘Death Becomes Her’? I love that scene where Goldie Hawn’s character (in a fat suit), living in her apartment, depressed and overrun with cats,  eats cake frosting straight from the can.  After a whirlwind of a sh** ton of dates, I feel AND need a fat stretchy-pant weekend.  Read more

Dates With Kate Episode #25

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On this episode of the ‘Dates With Kate’ podcast, my special guest is Danielle Campoamor who is, simultaneously, the most talked about and hated woman in Seattle for her column about how men in Seattle are blowing it when it comes to dating (you can read her column here)! Read more

Are Men In Seattle Bad At Dating? On The Next Dates With Kate Podcast!

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Danielle Campoamor wrote a column that appeared on the front page of the Seattle Times on Sunday about her frustration with men and dating in Seattle that has had everybody talking. On the next episode of the ‘Dates With Kate’ podcast, coming next Sunday,  she will be talking with me about what she wrote and the controversy it has ignited. Questions or comments for Danielle’s appearance? Send them to and stay tuned for the episode out this Sunday!

Click here to read her column!

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