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

‘Dates With Kate’ Is A Top 10 Dating Podcast!

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‘Dates With Kate’ has been been named on the ’10 Best Dating Podcast’ list! Woohoo! You can check out the article here. We are very flattered to be among such great company!

Dates With Kate Episode #36

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The ‘Dates With Kate’ podcast will be new next week but, this time around, I thought I would bring back one of my favorite episodes! Mike Frizzell of the Takedown podcast came over to talk about how he met his wife online in a most unusual fashion. It is one of my favorite stories so come take a listen!

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Come See Me In Tacoma On September 4th!

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On Wednesday, September 4th, come join me in Tacoma for a reading and book signing sponsored by the University Book Store! The event will be held at The Swiss Pub where you can get food and, of course, a cocktail or two. Come down and meet me and hear some of my stories! I would love to see you there.

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Dates With Kate Episode #35

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‘Dates With Kate’ is on vacation so I thought I would replay one of my most popular episodes. My ex-boyfriend, and current boss, Lance, stopped by to talk about our dating history and to give his (most excellent) tips on online dating. If you are thinking of doing online dating, or already are but want some pointers, this is a must-listen! I promise you will learn some great tips. Enjoy! Read more

Dates With Kate Episode #34

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For this episode of the ‘Dates With Kate’ podcast, I brought back our very first guest, Dan, to get his opinion on whether guys in Seattle are truly bad at dating, what tips he would give to guys and girls entering the online dating fray and to hear the status on his love life (of course)! Read more