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 J.Y. Blind!

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Short Guys Need not Apply

I think back to the beginning of this online-dating journey, trawling the women’s profiles and getting quite frustrated. My frustration wasn’t for a lack of beautiful candidates. Nor was it for lack of resources to show them a good time. The problem came between finding the girl and going out with her. To be more specific, it was namely the women’s profile preference section where they outlined their “type” of guy—this is what ruffled my feathers. Most women dream of a knight in shining armor, Prince Charming, aka Mr. Tall, Dark, and Handsome. And of all the varying characteristics these ideal model men may have, the one constant is their height. Read more

Come Meet Me at the ‘Dates With Kate’ Book Signing Party!

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Cork Shot Out From a Bottle of Champagne


‘Dates With Kate’ is having a party! In celebration of the publication of my book, on Sunday, August 18th, from 3 – 7 p.m. at Agrodolce in Seattle, I will be hanging out, signing books, having some cocktails and chatting up whoever wants to come along to say hello!  If you don’t already have a copy of my book, I will have copies on hand should you want to purchase one. I would love to meet and have a drink with you so stop on by even if you can only stay a minute! Read more

My Author Interview With Singles Warehouse in the UK!

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My friends at Singles Warehouse across the pond decided to ask me a few questions about my book. Click here to read their article and I hope you fancy it!

Two Guest Posts From Veronica!

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Date #1:

I love a man in a uniform!  Something about a disciplined man with a crisp suit and badges drives me crazy (in a good way).  When the opportunity presented itself for me to go out on a date with one, I jumped at it.  Anything for my country, right? Read more

Dates With Kate Is A Finalist In 2013!

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I am crazy excited that Dates With Kate is a finalist for BOTH the ‘Best Dating Podcast’ and ‘Best Dating Blog’ of 2013! If you wanted to vote for one or the other (no signup necessary!), as many times as you so desire, I would think that is the cat’s pajamas and send hugs and kisses your way. Click on the buttons above or the links below and thank you. You are awesome! Read more