Check their Fridge

A Dating Guide

Prologue: Winter 1998

We’ve all been there: on a date when we get that first invitation back to their apartment. Considering I made out with Haley in the street on our last date, one thing was certain: tonight I was going to see her topless.

Factoring that in with her preppy looks, her Princeton education and her Jewish background, I guesstimated that I had a 50% chance of sex-sex and a 40% chance of something even more personal to women than sex-sex: oral sex ... Read More

#DateTipTuesdays

Dating Advice for Beyond the Fridge

Listen.

In the 40 Year Old Virgin, when Seth Rogen dished out dating advice to Steve Carell, he said “just ask questions”.

The man was onto something.

Of course, when they ask you a question back, it’d be a good idea to answer it. You want a dialogue. But the more you’re focused on listening and the less about what you’re going to say, the better your rap will be.

When on a date, the key is to get to know your date. In the long run, it’s a good way to find your next partner, and in the short term, it’s a good way to find your next fling. We’re here to find the one. But there’s nothing wrong with some fun visits to Saucy Town before ‘one’ comes along.

Being a good listener will surely help your chances. Lets face it: we love talking about ourselves. It’s part of human nature. Asking your date questions lets them talk about themselves while allowing you to learn what you want.

It’s like a fun game of Truth or Dare. (Minus the dare part) What do you care about in a person? Ask them that. Yeah, “how was your day” gets the ball rolling, but dive into what matters to you. Listen to what they have to say. Again, the more you focus on them and less on what to say next, the better the conversation.

Think of it as your personal improv exercise that gets you out of your head. As I’ve touched on, dating can be like sales. And like sales, one of the keys to dating is listening. In sales, the more you let them speak, the more they’ll tell you how to close the deal. Same with dating ☺.

Plus, the more you listen, the more you’ll know if you actually like this person and want to upgrade them to a BF or GF. Either way, there’s a direct ratio between the amount you’re listening, and the amount you’re fancied.

I’m not saying you should listen just to close and today’s tip is not about helping you get laid (though it will surely help). I want to see you look at dating as an opportunity to find your one. Not audition for the many. (More on that here: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s1O3hWoc)

I’ve never once heard a friend say, “I wanted to bang this guy cause all he did was talk about himself”.

Grandma told us we had 2 ears and 1 mouth for a reason. She had a point.

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Aussie Cosmo 3


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 3 of 4…


Our 3rd Couple is Sammi and David.

It’s not a coincidence that Sammi (top) and David’s (bottom) fridges are more grown up and so are they, along with their relationship.   They’ve been dating for almost nine years, are in their upper 20’s and are now engaged.

It is interesting though that after 9 years, they still don’t live together.  Not sure if it’s for geo or personal reasons, but whether for the better or worse, their relationship will change once they start living together.

Now, lets dive into their fridge frontier…

An Orgy of Order

Talk about compatibility, both their fridges are neat, organized and relatively spotless.  (No, David’s is not perfect, but for a straight guy, it’s pretty darn good)  This is a good sign that they’re on top of things in their lives and have their shit together.

Ready to Settle Down

David and Sammi have more upscale fridge models than the other couples and are obviously farther along in their career.

I also like that they both have well stocked fridges, yet still have room in their fridges for someone else.

Sammi comes across as more of a career woman than the other ladies.  She works, yet can still prepare a meal, enjoy a bottle of wine and chill.  Not for budgetary reasons, but as part of her lifestyle.

Yuppies in training

I hope that Dave is moving into her place.  On top of a sexy fridge, great stove and lovely floor tile (holy crap, I sound like my wife), she looks like a homeowner, rather than a renter.   Plus, she has a washer and dryer, which you don’t often see in rentals.

David too is pretty domesticated, as not a lot of dudes have Tupperware.  And compared to the other male fridges, David’s is the most expensive.  Again, it’s not a crack on the other guys, it’s just a sign that David is making more moola.

Sammi and David are also buying name Brands over generic.  Generics have gotten better over the years, but if you can’t afford the extra 86 cents for Heinz Ketchup, move back in with your parents.

When I see all generics in a fridge, it’s most likely they’re pinching pennies in other areas of their lives as well.  No one should waste money, but what’s in our fridge will be in our body.  Some things are not worth scrimping on.

Now, I’m not sure if Sammi’s a teacher, or was at least inspired by hers, but the Teacher magnet on her fridge is some kind of clue.  It’s fun and fascinating how what we put front and center (i.e., on our fridge) provides insight about us…Sammi has a cute Bat Man thingy, Zoe a daily reminder of Martin Luther King.

One Saucy Set

Like the other couples, odds are their birthday suits are a good look for them.

They both have plenty of healthy items in their fridges, including Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Apples, Turkey and Chicken Breast, Salad Veggies, Hommus and Low Fat Yoghurt.

David even has Protein bars to build muscle post workouts.  I can’t say he’s got a 6-Pack like Brad Pitt in Thelma and Louise, but I assume his abs are an asset.

He’s also got Mother Revive energy drink for fuel while on the go.   What’s interesting about the brands we buy is they offer clues about who we are.  Every brand has a target demo and a media plan.  So when we see certain brands in a fridge, we get clues from sex to age range, the pubs we read to the shows we watch.

Again, nothing is universal, but throw enough clues together and they start adding up.   Mother Revive’s target demo is male Millennials, which David is a part of.  (I just hope Revive is not adding vardenafil like MosKa)

Love of Sport

Sammi’s clearly a sports fan, a great fit with Dave, who’s obviously an athlete.  The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.

(It’s fun to point out that this shows Sammi’s from Australia and a clue where she might live or is from.  Not sure where Dave lives, but it’s always nice to be geographically desirable ☺)

Boozie Buddies?

I love that Sammi has champagne.  It’s a drink that’s all about spontaneous celebration and romance.   The fact that she also has wine, beer and Chambord in her fridge tell me she’s a keeper.

As I touch on with Gordon, it’s not a deal breaker if David doesn’t drink, but it is a chink in some otherwise stellar armor.  I mean, who the hell wants to drink alone?

I don’t see a sign of any booze in his fridge, but I hope he keeps it elsewhere, or just does his drinking at her pad.   As the man is an active athlete, he could use some beer in this icebox.  He and Sammi need something to drink while watching the Eels.
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Aussie Cosmo 3


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 3 of 4…


Our 3rd Couple is Sammi and David.

It’s not a coincidence that Sammi (top) and David’s (bottom) fridges are more grown up and so are they, along with their relationship.   They’ve been dating for almost nine years, are in their upper 20’s and are now engaged.

It is interesting though that after 9 years, they still don’t live together.  Not sure if it’s for geo or personal reasons, but whether for the better or worse, their relationship will change once they start living together.

Now, lets dive into their fridge frontier…

An Orgy of Order

Talk about compatibility, both their fridges are neat, organized and relatively spotless.  (No, David’s is not perfect, but for a straight guy, it’s pretty darn good)  This is a good sign that they’re on top of things in their lives and have their shit together.

Ready to Settle Down

David and Sammi have more upscale fridge models than the other couples and are obviously farther along in their career.

I also like that they both have well stocked fridges, yet still have room in their fridges for someone else.

Sammi comes across as more of a career woman than the other ladies.  She works, yet can still prepare a meal, enjoy a bottle of wine and chill.  Not for budgetary reasons, but as part of her lifestyle.

Yuppies in training

I hope that Dave is moving into her place.  On top of a sexy fridge, great stove and lovely floor tile (holy crap, I sound like my wife), she looks like a homeowner, rather than a renter.   Plus, she has a washer and dryer, which you don’t often see in rentals.

David too is pretty domesticated, as not a lot of dudes have Tupperware.  And compared to the other male fridges, David’s is the most expensive.  Again, it’s not a crack on the other guys, it’s just a sign that David is making more moola.

Sammi and David are also buying name Brands over generic.  Generics have gotten better over the years, but if you can’t afford the extra 86 cents for Heinz Ketchup, move back in with your parents.

When I see all generics in a fridge, it’s most likely they’re pinching pennies in other areas of their lives as well.  No one should waste money, but what’s in our fridge will be in our body.  Some things are not worth scrimping on.

Now, I’m not sure if Sammi’s a teacher, or was at least inspired by hers, but the Teacher magnet on her fridge is some kind of clue.  It’s fun and fascinating how what we put front and center (i.e., on our fridge) provides insight about us…Sammi has a cute Bat Man thingy, Zoe a daily reminder of Martin Luther King.

One Saucy Set

Like the other couples, odds are their birthday suits are a good look for them.

They both have plenty of healthy items in their fridges, including Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Apples, Turkey and Chicken Breast, Salad Veggies, Hommus and Low Fat Yoghurt.

David even has Protein bars to build muscle post workouts.  I can’t say he’s got a 6-Pack like Brad Pitt in Thelma and Louise, but I assume his abs are an asset.

He’s also got Mother Revive energy drink for fuel while on the go.   What’s interesting about the brands we buy is they offer clues about who we are.  Every brand has a target demo and a media plan.  So when we see certain brands in a fridge, we get clues from sex to age range, the pubs we read to the shows we watch.

Again, nothing is universal, but throw enough clues together and they start adding up.   Mother Revive’s target demo is male Millennials, which David is a part of.  (I just hope Revive is not adding vardenafil like MosKa)

Love of Sport

Sammi’s clearly a sports fan, a great fit with Dave, who’s obviously an athlete.  The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.

(It’s fun to point out that this shows Sammi’s from Australia and a clue where she might live or is from.  Not sure where Dave lives, but it’s always nice to be geographically desirable ☺)

Boozie Buddies?

I love that Sammi has champagne.  It’s a drink that’s all about spontaneous celebration and romance.   The fact that she also has wine, beer and Chambord in her fridge tell me she’s a keeper.

As I touch on with Gordon, it’s not a deal breaker if David doesn’t drink, but it is a chink in some otherwise stellar armor.  I mean, who the hell wants to drink alone?

I don’t see a sign of any booze in his fridge, but I hope he keeps it elsewhere, or just does his drinking at her pad.   As the man is an active athlete, he could use some beer in this icebox.  He and Sammi need something to drink while watching the Eels.
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Aussie Cosmo 3


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 3 of 4…


Our 3rd Couple is Sammi and David.

It’s not a coincidence that Sammi (top) and David’s (bottom) fridges are more grown up and so are they, along with their relationship.   They’ve been dating for almost nine years, are in their upper 20’s and are now engaged.

It is interesting though that after 9 years, they still don’t live together.  Not sure if it’s for geo or personal reasons, but whether for the better or worse, their relationship will change once they start living together.

Now, lets dive into their fridge frontier…

An Orgy of Order

Talk about compatibility, both their fridges are neat, organized and relatively spotless.  (No, David’s is not perfect, but for a straight guy, it’s pretty darn good)  This is a good sign that they’re on top of things in their lives and have their shit together.

Ready to Settle Down

David and Sammi have more upscale fridge models than the other couples and are obviously farther along in their career.

I also like that they both have well stocked fridges, yet still have room in their fridges for someone else.

Sammi comes across as more of a career woman than the other ladies.  She works, yet can still prepare a meal, enjoy a bottle of wine and chill.  Not for budgetary reasons, but as part of her lifestyle.

Yuppies in training

I hope that Dave is moving into her place.  On top of a sexy fridge, great stove and lovely floor tile (holy crap, I sound like my wife), she looks like a homeowner, rather than a renter.   Plus, she has a washer and dryer, which you don’t often see in rentals.

David too is pretty domesticated, as not a lot of dudes have Tupperware.  And compared to the other male fridges, David’s is the most expensive.  Again, it’s not a crack on the other guys, it’s just a sign that David is making more moola.

Sammi and David are also buying name Brands over generic.  Generics have gotten better over the years, but if you can’t afford the extra 86 cents for Heinz Ketchup, move back in with your parents.

When I see all generics in a fridge, it’s most likely they’re pinching pennies in other areas of their lives as well.  No one should waste money, but what’s in our fridge will be in our body.  Some things are not worth scrimping on.

Now, I’m not sure if Sammi’s a teacher, or was at least inspired by hers, but the Teacher magnet on her fridge is some kind of clue.  It’s fun and fascinating how what we put front and center (i.e., on our fridge) provides insight about us…Sammi has a cute Bat Man thingy, Zoe a daily reminder of Martin Luther King.

One Saucy Set

Like the other couples, odds are their birthday suits are a good look for them.

They both have plenty of healthy items in their fridges, including Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Apples, Turkey and Chicken Breast, Salad Veggies, Hommus and Low Fat Yoghurt.

David even has Protein bars to build muscle post workouts.  I can’t say he’s got a 6-Pack like Brad Pitt in Thelma and Louise, but I assume his abs are an asset.

He’s also got Mother Revive energy drink for fuel while on the go.   What’s interesting about the brands we buy is they offer clues about who we are.  Every brand has a target demo and a media plan.  So when we see certain brands in a fridge, we get clues from sex to age range, the pubs we read to the shows we watch.

Again, nothing is universal, but throw enough clues together and they start adding up.   Mother Revive’s target demo is male Millennials, which David is a part of.  (I just hope Revive is not adding vardenafil like MosKa)

Love of Sport

Sammi’s clearly a sports fan, a great fit with Dave, who’s obviously an athlete.  The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.

(It’s fun to point out that this shows Sammi’s from Australia and a clue where she might live or is from.  Not sure where Dave lives, but it’s always nice to be geographically desirable ☺)

Boozie Buddies?

I love that Sammi has champagne.  It’s a drink that’s all about spontaneous celebration and romance.   The fact that she also has wine, beer and Chambord in her fridge tell me she’s a keeper.

As I touch on with Gordon, it’s not a deal breaker if David doesn’t drink, but it is a chink in some otherwise stellar armor.  I mean, who the hell wants to drink alone?

I don’t see a sign of any booze in his fridge, but I hope he keeps it elsewhere, or just does his drinking at her pad.   As the man is an active athlete, he could use some beer in this icebox.  He and Sammi need something to drink while watching the Eels.
ZoomInfo
Aussie Cosmo 3


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 3 of 4…


Our 3rd Couple is Sammi and David.

It’s not a coincidence that Sammi (top) and David’s (bottom) fridges are more grown up and so are they, along with their relationship.   They’ve been dating for almost nine years, are in their upper 20’s and are now engaged.

It is interesting though that after 9 years, they still don’t live together.  Not sure if it’s for geo or personal reasons, but whether for the better or worse, their relationship will change once they start living together.

Now, lets dive into their fridge frontier…

An Orgy of Order

Talk about compatibility, both their fridges are neat, organized and relatively spotless.  (No, David’s is not perfect, but for a straight guy, it’s pretty darn good)  This is a good sign that they’re on top of things in their lives and have their shit together.

Ready to Settle Down

David and Sammi have more upscale fridge models than the other couples and are obviously farther along in their career.

I also like that they both have well stocked fridges, yet still have room in their fridges for someone else.

Sammi comes across as more of a career woman than the other ladies.  She works, yet can still prepare a meal, enjoy a bottle of wine and chill.  Not for budgetary reasons, but as part of her lifestyle.

Yuppies in training

I hope that Dave is moving into her place.  On top of a sexy fridge, great stove and lovely floor tile (holy crap, I sound like my wife), she looks like a homeowner, rather than a renter.   Plus, she has a washer and dryer, which you don’t often see in rentals.

David too is pretty domesticated, as not a lot of dudes have Tupperware.  And compared to the other male fridges, David’s is the most expensive.  Again, it’s not a crack on the other guys, it’s just a sign that David is making more moola.

Sammi and David are also buying name Brands over generic.  Generics have gotten better over the years, but if you can’t afford the extra 86 cents for Heinz Ketchup, move back in with your parents.

When I see all generics in a fridge, it’s most likely they’re pinching pennies in other areas of their lives as well.  No one should waste money, but what’s in our fridge will be in our body.  Some things are not worth scrimping on.

Now, I’m not sure if Sammi’s a teacher, or was at least inspired by hers, but the Teacher magnet on her fridge is some kind of clue.  It’s fun and fascinating how what we put front and center (i.e., on our fridge) provides insight about us…Sammi has a cute Bat Man thingy, Zoe a daily reminder of Martin Luther King.

One Saucy Set

Like the other couples, odds are their birthday suits are a good look for them.

They both have plenty of healthy items in their fridges, including Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Apples, Turkey and Chicken Breast, Salad Veggies, Hommus and Low Fat Yoghurt.

David even has Protein bars to build muscle post workouts.  I can’t say he’s got a 6-Pack like Brad Pitt in Thelma and Louise, but I assume his abs are an asset.

He’s also got Mother Revive energy drink for fuel while on the go.   What’s interesting about the brands we buy is they offer clues about who we are.  Every brand has a target demo and a media plan.  So when we see certain brands in a fridge, we get clues from sex to age range, the pubs we read to the shows we watch.

Again, nothing is universal, but throw enough clues together and they start adding up.   Mother Revive’s target demo is male Millennials, which David is a part of.  (I just hope Revive is not adding vardenafil like MosKa)

Love of Sport

Sammi’s clearly a sports fan, a great fit with Dave, who’s obviously an athlete.  The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.

(It’s fun to point out that this shows Sammi’s from Australia and a clue where she might live or is from.  Not sure where Dave lives, but it’s always nice to be geographically desirable ☺)

Boozie Buddies?

I love that Sammi has champagne.  It’s a drink that’s all about spontaneous celebration and romance.   The fact that she also has wine, beer and Chambord in her fridge tell me she’s a keeper.

As I touch on with Gordon, it’s not a deal breaker if David doesn’t drink, but it is a chink in some otherwise stellar armor.  I mean, who the hell wants to drink alone?

I don’t see a sign of any booze in his fridge, but I hope he keeps it elsewhere, or just does his drinking at her pad.   As the man is an active athlete, he could use some beer in this icebox.  He and Sammi need something to drink while watching the Eels.
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Aussie Cosmo 3

I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia! Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.

Here’s couple 3 of 4…


Our 3rd Couple is Sammi and David.

It’s not a coincidence that Sammi (top) and David’s (bottom) fridges are more grown up and so are they, along with their relationship. They’ve been dating for almost nine years, are in their upper 20’s and are now engaged.

It is interesting though that after 9 years, they still don’t live together. Not sure if it’s for geo or personal reasons, but whether for the better or worse, their relationship will change once they start living together.

Now, lets dive into their fridge frontier…

An Orgy of Order

Talk about compatibility, both their fridges are neat, organized and relatively spotless. (No, David’s is not perfect, but for a straight guy, it’s pretty darn good) This is a good sign that they’re on top of things in their lives and have their shit together.

Ready to Settle Down

David and Sammi have more upscale fridge models than the other couples and are obviously farther along in their career.

I also like that they both have well stocked fridges, yet still have room in their fridges for someone else.

Sammi comes across as more of a career woman than the other ladies. She works, yet can still prepare a meal, enjoy a bottle of wine and chill. Not for budgetary reasons, but as part of her lifestyle.

Yuppies in training

I hope that Dave is moving into her place. On top of a sexy fridge, great stove and lovely floor tile (holy crap, I sound like my wife), she looks like a homeowner, rather than a renter. Plus, she has a washer and dryer, which you don’t often see in rentals.

David too is pretty domesticated, as not a lot of dudes have Tupperware. And compared to the other male fridges, David’s is the most expensive. Again, it’s not a crack on the other guys, it’s just a sign that David is making more moola.

Sammi and David are also buying name Brands over generic. Generics have gotten better over the years, but if you can’t afford the extra 86 cents for Heinz Ketchup, move back in with your parents.

When I see all generics in a fridge, it’s most likely they’re pinching pennies in other areas of their lives as well. No one should waste money, but what’s in our fridge will be in our body. Some things are not worth scrimping on.

Now, I’m not sure if Sammi’s a teacher, or was at least inspired by hers, but the Teacher magnet on her fridge is some kind of clue. It’s fun and fascinating how what we put front and center (i.e., on our fridge) provides insight about us…Sammi has a cute Bat Man thingy, Zoe a daily reminder of Martin Luther King.

One Saucy Set

Like the other couples, odds are their birthday suits are a good look for them.

They both have plenty of healthy items in their fridges, including Low Fat Cottage Cheese, Apples, Turkey and Chicken Breast, Salad Veggies, Hommus and Low Fat Yoghurt.

David even has Protein bars to build muscle post workouts. I can’t say he’s got a 6-Pack like Brad Pitt in Thelma and Louise, but I assume his abs are an asset.

He’s also got Mother Revive energy drink for fuel while on the go. What’s interesting about the brands we buy is they offer clues about who we are. Every brand has a target demo and a media plan. So when we see certain brands in a fridge, we get clues from sex to age range, the pubs we read to the shows we watch.

Again, nothing is universal, but throw enough clues together and they start adding up. Mother Revive’s target demo is male Millennials, which David is a part of. (I just hope Revive is not adding vardenafil like MosKa)

Love of Sport

Sammi’s clearly a sports fan, a great fit with Dave, who’s obviously an athlete. The Parramatta Eels are an Australian professional rugby league football club based in the Sydney suburb of Parramatta.

(It’s fun to point out that this shows Sammi’s from Australia and a clue where she might live or is from. Not sure where Dave lives, but it’s always nice to be geographically desirable ☺)

Boozie Buddies?

I love that Sammi has champagne. It’s a drink that’s all about spontaneous celebration and romance. The fact that she also has wine, beer and Chambord in her fridge tell me she’s a keeper.

As I touch on with Gordon, it’s not a deal breaker if David doesn’t drink, but it is a chink in some otherwise stellar armor. I mean, who the hell wants to drink alone?

I don’t see a sign of any booze in his fridge, but I hope he keeps it elsewhere, or just does his drinking at her pad. As the man is an active athlete, he could use some beer in this icebox. He and Sammi need something to drink while watching the Eels.

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#DateTipTuesdays

Dating Advice for Beyond the Fridge

Never audition for your date.

Dating is not about auditioning for your date. It’s about getting to know them better to see if you’d like to go out with them again. And the best way to do so is by listening. (Which we’ll focus on next week)

If you ‘audition’ for your date, then you make it about about seeking your date’s approval, like they’re better than you and your love life is up to them. And that’s bogus.

Remember, no one is better than you. They might not want you. But that doesn’t mean they’re better than you. (It also doesn’t mean it’s their loss cause A, you probably weren’t a fit and B, I’m not your fairy godmother pissing pixie dust)

The other downside of the audition mindset is that you’re more nervous because lets face it: you have no idea of what they’re looking for. And that’s what causes nervousness…not knowing how to act.

That’s why the key to dating is to be yourself. As you have no idea what they’re looking for, if you’re just you, there’s less to be nervous about, as you have no control over whether they like you or not. And that’s a good thing.

It’s why I envy frogs. They don’t have to bring ‘game’ and they don’t have play the game. All they have to do is hang in their swamp and belch out ‘ribbit’.

If a fellow frog likes them, they do the hippity-hoppity. If they don’t, frog doesn’t rack his brain. He doesn’t ask if his homies if his rap sounds good or his looks kill. Like the Honey Badger, frog don’t give a shit. He just keeps on ribbiting in his own way til the right match comes along. And that leads to some carefree, happy frogs.

Now, I always believe in putting your best foot forward. But that’s for you. Not for your date. The better you look and feel, the better you come across by improving your confidence in the process.

When it comes to being on a date, spouting off your attributes like a resume is a bad move. The more you try to impress, the less impressive you’ll be. Trust me, when you have stuff going on, they’ll figure it out. If they can’t, and they’re not willing to put the effort in to getting to know you, they can piss off.

When we see dating as a fun opportunity to get to know someone better and less about validating ourselves (and giving all our power away in the process), the more we enjoy dating in general. Which leads to more dates. And ups the odds of finding our frog ☺.

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The Dating Game

Welcome to the Fridge Dating Game!

(Cue applause)

Out of our 3 contestants, who’d you rather shag, Top Fridge, Middle Fridge or Bottom Fridge?

Fridge Dating Game
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The Dating Game

Welcome to the Fridge Dating Game!

(Cue applause)

Out of our 3 contestants, who’d you rather shag, Top Fridge, Middle Fridge or Bottom Fridge?

Fridge Dating Game
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The Dating Game

Welcome to the Fridge Dating Game!

(Cue applause)

Out of our 3 contestants, who’d you rather shag, Top Fridge, Middle Fridge or Bottom Fridge?

Fridge Dating Game
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The Dating Game

Welcome to the Fridge Dating Game!

(Cue applause)

Out of our 3 contestants, who’d you rather shag, Top Fridge, Middle Fridge or Bottom Fridge?

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Aussie Cosmo 2


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 2 of 4…


Couple number 2 is Zoe (top 2 fridge pix) and Gordon (bottom 2 fridge pix): both are 21 years old.

Like most couples, I see plenty of compatibility here and a few question marks.  That said, they’ve been together for 4 years so they’re obviously doing something right.

Now, diving into their fridges, here’s what sticks out to me…

Captain Chaos

Gordon and Zoe have this in common: their fridges are shit-shows.  If there’s chaos in one’s fridge, there’s usually chaos in one’s life.

Zoe’s Freezer looks like the epicenter of an earthquake and Gordon’s fridge looks like a dance scene from Slumdog Millionaire.  Now, it’s possible they’re both having a crazy week, but this is our watering hole.  It reflects what’s going on elsewhere in our lives.

As Zoe is putting pots straight into her fridge (rather than Tupperware), it tells me she’s not 100% on top of things, crazed or a tad lazy.  When Gordon opens his fridge door, half his shit probably falls out.  He might be a bit neater and more polished on the outside, but they’re both messy marvins on the inside.

They also seem like they’ve outgrown their current spaces.  The good thing…they’re both in the same camp.  (The perfect time to move into a bigger space together ☺)

Meeting of the Minds?

Zoe is clearly a thinker, an intellectual and wants to challenge herself.  She’s probably liberal and definitely idealistic.  I don’t say this as a judgment; it’s just obvious from what’s on her fridge.

I can’t say that Gordon and Zoe party less than Libby and Dane, but Zoe probably feels more burdened to solve the world’s problems.  I can’t tell if Gordon feels the same.  Outside his fridge energy rating, I see no signs that he’s environmentally conscious, whereas Zoe has the (worth-watching) doc Bag It front and center.

My wife and I don’t have the exact same political beliefs and many couples don’t.  Either way, it’s fine as long as Zoe still makes room for Gordon in her life and her beliefs don’t have to be his.

I also took note of the Calendar on Zoe’s fridge: not sure if Zoe has suffered from depression, or it’s a cause she believes in, but if she does suffer, it’ll be an issue they’ll have to deal with together moving forward.

A Healthy Harem

Gordon and Zoe eat relatively healthy.  So I have to assume they look relatively good naked.

They both seem to be active, backed up by Zoe’s aloe vera, for when she’s in the sun and Gordon’s Up N’ Go breakfast shakes, for when he…well, ups and goes.  I can provide a list, but suffice to say that they both have lots of fruits and veggies, the cornerstone to any nutritious diet.

To further Camp Compatible, they both eat meat, which I like to see.  It’s not a deal breaker if one is a vegetarian, but it does become an issue if they expect the other to follow their dietary restrictions.

Plus, on the sexual front, I find a direct correlation between a woman’s love of beef and boning.  (Go Gordon ☺)  Yes, I’ve met several vivacious vegetarians over the years, and it’s not a universal rule, but when women deny themselves the joy of food, they often deny themselves in other departments as well.

Foodies

Zoe is a foodie and a fan of the foreign variety.  She has mango pickle, popular in South Asia and India, plus she has several other foreign and specialty foods that are mostly found in specialty stores.

She also prefers variety, and quality over quantity.  Now, I don’t know how often Zoe and Gordon see each other, but as her fridge has enough grub to survive the apocalypse, I have to assume they spend more time at her place.  Much of her stash is perishable and 1 person couldn’t possibly finish it.

Gordon too has a touch of the foreign fetish via his wasabi and rice.  Now, his fridge doesn’t scream guy’s guy to me, which might be compatible with Zoe, who’s liberal.  Any dude that stocks soymilk over beer is more likely to prefer the arts over adventure.

Now, I like that Zoe has beer, wine olives and lemons, which can be for cocktails, but I see no sign of alcohol in Gordon’s fridge, which leads us to…

Is Gordon Sober?

It could be he digs on red wine or spirits that don’t need to chill.

Now, when it comes to dating, there’s no 100% right and wrong.  (Unless we’re talking about Oscar Pistorious)  Just what’s right and wrong for us.  Personally, I couldn’t date someone who’s sober.  Some of my closest friends don’t drink, I just happen to be a drinker, and lets face it: it’s not fun to drink alone.

Gordon might very well drink, I just don’t see it here.  (And it’s a safe bet he doesn’t have a separate wine fridge, as his main fridges is a starter model).

I do like that they both have cheese on standby to pair with wine, should they have it.

Is Timing Everything?

Zoe and Gordon both looks like they’re starting out in their careers or finishing up school.  They’re a good fit for each other on this front.  Personally, if I saw a woman with a starter fridge, she wouldn’t be a fit for me.   Not that a starter fridge is a turn-off, I’d just think we were in different places in our lives and might not be a match for a long-term relationship.
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Aussie Cosmo 2


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 2 of 4…


Couple number 2 is Zoe (top 2 fridge pix) and Gordon (bottom 2 fridge pix): both are 21 years old.

Like most couples, I see plenty of compatibility here and a few question marks.  That said, they’ve been together for 4 years so they’re obviously doing something right.

Now, diving into their fridges, here’s what sticks out to me…

Captain Chaos

Gordon and Zoe have this in common: their fridges are shit-shows.  If there’s chaos in one’s fridge, there’s usually chaos in one’s life.

Zoe’s Freezer looks like the epicenter of an earthquake and Gordon’s fridge looks like a dance scene from Slumdog Millionaire.  Now, it’s possible they’re both having a crazy week, but this is our watering hole.  It reflects what’s going on elsewhere in our lives.

As Zoe is putting pots straight into her fridge (rather than Tupperware), it tells me she’s not 100% on top of things, crazed or a tad lazy.  When Gordon opens his fridge door, half his shit probably falls out.  He might be a bit neater and more polished on the outside, but they’re both messy marvins on the inside.

They also seem like they’ve outgrown their current spaces.  The good thing…they’re both in the same camp.  (The perfect time to move into a bigger space together ☺)

Meeting of the Minds?

Zoe is clearly a thinker, an intellectual and wants to challenge herself.  She’s probably liberal and definitely idealistic.  I don’t say this as a judgment; it’s just obvious from what’s on her fridge.

I can’t say that Gordon and Zoe party less than Libby and Dane, but Zoe probably feels more burdened to solve the world’s problems.  I can’t tell if Gordon feels the same.  Outside his fridge energy rating, I see no signs that he’s environmentally conscious, whereas Zoe has the (worth-watching) doc Bag It front and center.

My wife and I don’t have the exact same political beliefs and many couples don’t.  Either way, it’s fine as long as Zoe still makes room for Gordon in her life and her beliefs don’t have to be his.

I also took note of the Calendar on Zoe’s fridge: not sure if Zoe has suffered from depression, or it’s a cause she believes in, but if she does suffer, it’ll be an issue they’ll have to deal with together moving forward.

A Healthy Harem

Gordon and Zoe eat relatively healthy.  So I have to assume they look relatively good naked.

They both seem to be active, backed up by Zoe’s aloe vera, for when she’s in the sun and Gordon’s Up N’ Go breakfast shakes, for when he…well, ups and goes.  I can provide a list, but suffice to say that they both have lots of fruits and veggies, the cornerstone to any nutritious diet.

To further Camp Compatible, they both eat meat, which I like to see.  It’s not a deal breaker if one is a vegetarian, but it does become an issue if they expect the other to follow their dietary restrictions.

Plus, on the sexual front, I find a direct correlation between a woman’s love of beef and boning.  (Go Gordon ☺)  Yes, I’ve met several vivacious vegetarians over the years, and it’s not a universal rule, but when women deny themselves the joy of food, they often deny themselves in other departments as well.

Foodies

Zoe is a foodie and a fan of the foreign variety.  She has mango pickle, popular in South Asia and India, plus she has several other foreign and specialty foods that are mostly found in specialty stores.

She also prefers variety, and quality over quantity.  Now, I don’t know how often Zoe and Gordon see each other, but as her fridge has enough grub to survive the apocalypse, I have to assume they spend more time at her place.  Much of her stash is perishable and 1 person couldn’t possibly finish it.

Gordon too has a touch of the foreign fetish via his wasabi and rice.  Now, his fridge doesn’t scream guy’s guy to me, which might be compatible with Zoe, who’s liberal.  Any dude that stocks soymilk over beer is more likely to prefer the arts over adventure.

Now, I like that Zoe has beer, wine olives and lemons, which can be for cocktails, but I see no sign of alcohol in Gordon’s fridge, which leads us to…

Is Gordon Sober?

It could be he digs on red wine or spirits that don’t need to chill.

Now, when it comes to dating, there’s no 100% right and wrong.  (Unless we’re talking about Oscar Pistorious)  Just what’s right and wrong for us.  Personally, I couldn’t date someone who’s sober.  Some of my closest friends don’t drink, I just happen to be a drinker, and lets face it: it’s not fun to drink alone.

Gordon might very well drink, I just don’t see it here.  (And it’s a safe bet he doesn’t have a separate wine fridge, as his main fridges is a starter model).

I do like that they both have cheese on standby to pair with wine, should they have it.

Is Timing Everything?

Zoe and Gordon both looks like they’re starting out in their careers or finishing up school.  They’re a good fit for each other on this front.  Personally, if I saw a woman with a starter fridge, she wouldn’t be a fit for me.   Not that a starter fridge is a turn-off, I’d just think we were in different places in our lives and might not be a match for a long-term relationship.
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Aussie Cosmo 2


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 2 of 4…


Couple number 2 is Zoe (top 2 fridge pix) and Gordon (bottom 2 fridge pix): both are 21 years old.

Like most couples, I see plenty of compatibility here and a few question marks.  That said, they’ve been together for 4 years so they’re obviously doing something right.

Now, diving into their fridges, here’s what sticks out to me…

Captain Chaos

Gordon and Zoe have this in common: their fridges are shit-shows.  If there’s chaos in one’s fridge, there’s usually chaos in one’s life.

Zoe’s Freezer looks like the epicenter of an earthquake and Gordon’s fridge looks like a dance scene from Slumdog Millionaire.  Now, it’s possible they’re both having a crazy week, but this is our watering hole.  It reflects what’s going on elsewhere in our lives.

As Zoe is putting pots straight into her fridge (rather than Tupperware), it tells me she’s not 100% on top of things, crazed or a tad lazy.  When Gordon opens his fridge door, half his shit probably falls out.  He might be a bit neater and more polished on the outside, but they’re both messy marvins on the inside.

They also seem like they’ve outgrown their current spaces.  The good thing…they’re both in the same camp.  (The perfect time to move into a bigger space together ☺)

Meeting of the Minds?

Zoe is clearly a thinker, an intellectual and wants to challenge herself.  She’s probably liberal and definitely idealistic.  I don’t say this as a judgment; it’s just obvious from what’s on her fridge.

I can’t say that Gordon and Zoe party less than Libby and Dane, but Zoe probably feels more burdened to solve the world’s problems.  I can’t tell if Gordon feels the same.  Outside his fridge energy rating, I see no signs that he’s environmentally conscious, whereas Zoe has the (worth-watching) doc Bag It front and center.

My wife and I don’t have the exact same political beliefs and many couples don’t.  Either way, it’s fine as long as Zoe still makes room for Gordon in her life and her beliefs don’t have to be his.

I also took note of the Calendar on Zoe’s fridge: not sure if Zoe has suffered from depression, or it’s a cause she believes in, but if she does suffer, it’ll be an issue they’ll have to deal with together moving forward.

A Healthy Harem

Gordon and Zoe eat relatively healthy.  So I have to assume they look relatively good naked.

They both seem to be active, backed up by Zoe’s aloe vera, for when she’s in the sun and Gordon’s Up N’ Go breakfast shakes, for when he…well, ups and goes.  I can provide a list, but suffice to say that they both have lots of fruits and veggies, the cornerstone to any nutritious diet.

To further Camp Compatible, they both eat meat, which I like to see.  It’s not a deal breaker if one is a vegetarian, but it does become an issue if they expect the other to follow their dietary restrictions.

Plus, on the sexual front, I find a direct correlation between a woman’s love of beef and boning.  (Go Gordon ☺)  Yes, I’ve met several vivacious vegetarians over the years, and it’s not a universal rule, but when women deny themselves the joy of food, they often deny themselves in other departments as well.

Foodies

Zoe is a foodie and a fan of the foreign variety.  She has mango pickle, popular in South Asia and India, plus she has several other foreign and specialty foods that are mostly found in specialty stores.

She also prefers variety, and quality over quantity.  Now, I don’t know how often Zoe and Gordon see each other, but as her fridge has enough grub to survive the apocalypse, I have to assume they spend more time at her place.  Much of her stash is perishable and 1 person couldn’t possibly finish it.

Gordon too has a touch of the foreign fetish via his wasabi and rice.  Now, his fridge doesn’t scream guy’s guy to me, which might be compatible with Zoe, who’s liberal.  Any dude that stocks soymilk over beer is more likely to prefer the arts over adventure.

Now, I like that Zoe has beer, wine olives and lemons, which can be for cocktails, but I see no sign of alcohol in Gordon’s fridge, which leads us to…

Is Gordon Sober?

It could be he digs on red wine or spirits that don’t need to chill.

Now, when it comes to dating, there’s no 100% right and wrong.  (Unless we’re talking about Oscar Pistorious)  Just what’s right and wrong for us.  Personally, I couldn’t date someone who’s sober.  Some of my closest friends don’t drink, I just happen to be a drinker, and lets face it: it’s not fun to drink alone.

Gordon might very well drink, I just don’t see it here.  (And it’s a safe bet he doesn’t have a separate wine fridge, as his main fridges is a starter model).

I do like that they both have cheese on standby to pair with wine, should they have it.

Is Timing Everything?

Zoe and Gordon both looks like they’re starting out in their careers or finishing up school.  They’re a good fit for each other on this front.  Personally, if I saw a woman with a starter fridge, she wouldn’t be a fit for me.   Not that a starter fridge is a turn-off, I’d just think we were in different places in our lives and might not be a match for a long-term relationship.
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Aussie Cosmo 2


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 2 of 4…


Couple number 2 is Zoe (top 2 fridge pix) and Gordon (bottom 2 fridge pix): both are 21 years old.

Like most couples, I see plenty of compatibility here and a few question marks.  That said, they’ve been together for 4 years so they’re obviously doing something right.

Now, diving into their fridges, here’s what sticks out to me…

Captain Chaos

Gordon and Zoe have this in common: their fridges are shit-shows.  If there’s chaos in one’s fridge, there’s usually chaos in one’s life.

Zoe’s Freezer looks like the epicenter of an earthquake and Gordon’s fridge looks like a dance scene from Slumdog Millionaire.  Now, it’s possible they’re both having a crazy week, but this is our watering hole.  It reflects what’s going on elsewhere in our lives.

As Zoe is putting pots straight into her fridge (rather than Tupperware), it tells me she’s not 100% on top of things, crazed or a tad lazy.  When Gordon opens his fridge door, half his shit probably falls out.  He might be a bit neater and more polished on the outside, but they’re both messy marvins on the inside.

They also seem like they’ve outgrown their current spaces.  The good thing…they’re both in the same camp.  (The perfect time to move into a bigger space together ☺)

Meeting of the Minds?

Zoe is clearly a thinker, an intellectual and wants to challenge herself.  She’s probably liberal and definitely idealistic.  I don’t say this as a judgment; it’s just obvious from what’s on her fridge.

I can’t say that Gordon and Zoe party less than Libby and Dane, but Zoe probably feels more burdened to solve the world’s problems.  I can’t tell if Gordon feels the same.  Outside his fridge energy rating, I see no signs that he’s environmentally conscious, whereas Zoe has the (worth-watching) doc Bag It front and center.

My wife and I don’t have the exact same political beliefs and many couples don’t.  Either way, it’s fine as long as Zoe still makes room for Gordon in her life and her beliefs don’t have to be his.

I also took note of the Calendar on Zoe’s fridge: not sure if Zoe has suffered from depression, or it’s a cause she believes in, but if she does suffer, it’ll be an issue they’ll have to deal with together moving forward.

A Healthy Harem

Gordon and Zoe eat relatively healthy.  So I have to assume they look relatively good naked.

They both seem to be active, backed up by Zoe’s aloe vera, for when she’s in the sun and Gordon’s Up N’ Go breakfast shakes, for when he…well, ups and goes.  I can provide a list, but suffice to say that they both have lots of fruits and veggies, the cornerstone to any nutritious diet.

To further Camp Compatible, they both eat meat, which I like to see.  It’s not a deal breaker if one is a vegetarian, but it does become an issue if they expect the other to follow their dietary restrictions.

Plus, on the sexual front, I find a direct correlation between a woman’s love of beef and boning.  (Go Gordon ☺)  Yes, I’ve met several vivacious vegetarians over the years, and it’s not a universal rule, but when women deny themselves the joy of food, they often deny themselves in other departments as well.

Foodies

Zoe is a foodie and a fan of the foreign variety.  She has mango pickle, popular in South Asia and India, plus she has several other foreign and specialty foods that are mostly found in specialty stores.

She also prefers variety, and quality over quantity.  Now, I don’t know how often Zoe and Gordon see each other, but as her fridge has enough grub to survive the apocalypse, I have to assume they spend more time at her place.  Much of her stash is perishable and 1 person couldn’t possibly finish it.

Gordon too has a touch of the foreign fetish via his wasabi and rice.  Now, his fridge doesn’t scream guy’s guy to me, which might be compatible with Zoe, who’s liberal.  Any dude that stocks soymilk over beer is more likely to prefer the arts over adventure.

Now, I like that Zoe has beer, wine olives and lemons, which can be for cocktails, but I see no sign of alcohol in Gordon’s fridge, which leads us to…

Is Gordon Sober?

It could be he digs on red wine or spirits that don’t need to chill.

Now, when it comes to dating, there’s no 100% right and wrong.  (Unless we’re talking about Oscar Pistorious)  Just what’s right and wrong for us.  Personally, I couldn’t date someone who’s sober.  Some of my closest friends don’t drink, I just happen to be a drinker, and lets face it: it’s not fun to drink alone.

Gordon might very well drink, I just don’t see it here.  (And it’s a safe bet he doesn’t have a separate wine fridge, as his main fridges is a starter model).

I do like that they both have cheese on standby to pair with wine, should they have it.

Is Timing Everything?

Zoe and Gordon both looks like they’re starting out in their careers or finishing up school.  They’re a good fit for each other on this front.  Personally, if I saw a woman with a starter fridge, she wouldn’t be a fit for me.   Not that a starter fridge is a turn-off, I’d just think we were in different places in our lives and might not be a match for a long-term relationship.
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Aussie Cosmo 2

I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia! Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.

Here’s couple 2 of 4…


Couple number 2 is Zoe (top 2 fridge pix) and Gordon (bottom 2 fridge pix): both are 21 years old.

Like most couples, I see plenty of compatibility here and a few question marks. That said, they’ve been together for 4 years so they’re obviously doing something right.

Now, diving into their fridges, here’s what sticks out to me…

Captain Chaos

Gordon and Zoe have this in common: their fridges are shit-shows. If there’s chaos in one’s fridge, there’s usually chaos in one’s life.

Zoe’s Freezer looks like the epicenter of an earthquake and Gordon’s fridge looks like a dance scene from Slumdog Millionaire. Now, it’s possible they’re both having a crazy week, but this is our watering hole. It reflects what’s going on elsewhere in our lives.

As Zoe is putting pots straight into her fridge (rather than Tupperware), it tells me she’s not 100% on top of things, crazed or a tad lazy. When Gordon opens his fridge door, half his shit probably falls out. He might be a bit neater and more polished on the outside, but they’re both messy marvins on the inside.

They also seem like they’ve outgrown their current spaces. The good thing…they’re both in the same camp. (The perfect time to move into a bigger space together ☺)

Meeting of the Minds?

Zoe is clearly a thinker, an intellectual and wants to challenge herself. She’s probably liberal and definitely idealistic. I don’t say this as a judgment; it’s just obvious from what’s on her fridge.

I can’t say that Gordon and Zoe party less than Libby and Dane, but Zoe probably feels more burdened to solve the world’s problems. I can’t tell if Gordon feels the same. Outside his fridge energy rating, I see no signs that he’s environmentally conscious, whereas Zoe has the (worth-watching) doc Bag It front and center.

My wife and I don’t have the exact same political beliefs and many couples don’t. Either way, it’s fine as long as Zoe still makes room for Gordon in her life and her beliefs don’t have to be his.

I also took note of the Calendar on Zoe’s fridge: not sure if Zoe has suffered from depression, or it’s a cause she believes in, but if she does suffer, it’ll be an issue they’ll have to deal with together moving forward.

A Healthy Harem

Gordon and Zoe eat relatively healthy. So I have to assume they look relatively good naked.

They both seem to be active, backed up by Zoe’s aloe vera, for when she’s in the sun and Gordon’s Up N’ Go breakfast shakes, for when he…well, ups and goes. I can provide a list, but suffice to say that they both have lots of fruits and veggies, the cornerstone to any nutritious diet.

To further Camp Compatible, they both eat meat, which I like to see. It’s not a deal breaker if one is a vegetarian, but it does become an issue if they expect the other to follow their dietary restrictions.

Plus, on the sexual front, I find a direct correlation between a woman’s love of beef and boning. (Go Gordon ☺) Yes, I’ve met several vivacious vegetarians over the years, and it’s not a universal rule, but when women deny themselves the joy of food, they often deny themselves in other departments as well.

Foodies

Zoe is a foodie and a fan of the foreign variety. She has mango pickle, popular in South Asia and India, plus she has several other foreign and specialty foods that are mostly found in specialty stores.

She also prefers variety, and quality over quantity. Now, I don’t know how often Zoe and Gordon see each other, but as her fridge has enough grub to survive the apocalypse, I have to assume they spend more time at her place. Much of her stash is perishable and 1 person couldn’t possibly finish it.

Gordon too has a touch of the foreign fetish via his wasabi and rice. Now, his fridge doesn’t scream guy’s guy to me, which might be compatible with Zoe, who’s liberal. Any dude that stocks soymilk over beer is more likely to prefer the arts over adventure.

Now, I like that Zoe has beer, wine olives and lemons, which can be for cocktails, but I see no sign of alcohol in Gordon’s fridge, which leads us to…

Is Gordon Sober?

It could be he digs on red wine or spirits that don’t need to chill.

Now, when it comes to dating, there’s no 100% right and wrong. (Unless we’re talking about Oscar Pistorious) Just what’s right and wrong for us. Personally, I couldn’t date someone who’s sober. Some of my closest friends don’t drink, I just happen to be a drinker, and lets face it: it’s not fun to drink alone.

Gordon might very well drink, I just don’t see it here. (And it’s a safe bet he doesn’t have a separate wine fridge, as his main fridges is a starter model).

I do like that they both have cheese on standby to pair with wine, should they have it.

Is Timing Everything?

Zoe and Gordon both looks like they’re starting out in their careers or finishing up school. They’re a good fit for each other on this front. Personally, if I saw a woman with a starter fridge, she wouldn’t be a fit for me. Not that a starter fridge is a turn-off, I’d just think we were in different places in our lives and might not be a match for a long-term relationship.

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Dating Advice for Beyond the Fridge

Fly with style.

There are a few things that get on my nerves…

• Someone talking loudly on their cell at the gym is one.

• Reality stars are another.

• And for today’s topic, a dude wearing shorts and flip-flops on a plane.

I know we’re no longer living in the world of Downton Abbey, but we’re not living in the days of public toe-cheese either. Fernando Lamas was onto something when he said, “it’s better to look good to feel good”. Though I don’t see how flip-flops is comfortable, you look like an asshole on your way to a Jimmy Buffet concert.

From a dating standpoint, you should think like an Eagle Scout. Always be prepared. To meet a love interest takes luck and the more prepared you are, the luckier you’ll be.

I’m not saying you should dress well on a plane to impress your fellow passengers. (We put enough pressure on ourselves) But to dress well in public places where you’ll have opportunities to meet new people is a good rule.

You’re not just meeting the person sitting next to you. You have the chance to meet their social circles as well. It’s shocking to anyone younger than 25, but just a few years ago, we didn’t meet people online. We had to meet’m in the real world. And getting set up was one of the best ways to do so.

It still is. So just remember, when you meet that fellow passenger, they might not be your next squeeze, but they might introduce them to you. Dressing well won’t close that deal. But it will surely help.

I flew Eastern Airlines as a kid. And I felt a special experience every time I got on the plane. (It also didn’t hurt that the flight attendants were hot) I also remember once flying People’s Express, the first discount airline in the 80’s. And remember thinking to myself, this thing sucks. The plane was packed rim-to-rim with shorts and flip-flops. It doesn’t take money to dress well.

It’s like a guy walking into a nice restaurant wearing shorts or a T-shirt. It’s a bit disrespectful.

On a plane, dressy is by no means needed. Even jeans and a polo shirt, or slacks, a t-shirt and sweater will do. If you make it a habit to look nice in the air, and you’re in the air quite often, you’d be surprised how you improve your flying experience in the process.

Yes, most flight attendants today are a bit…seasoned. But dress well, and count on better treatment from them as well.

We’ll never fly in style like the good ol’d days. But a call back to Don Draper on a Pan Am trans-con can be a good thing.

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Aussie Cosmo I


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 1 of 4…


Though I hate to admit my mother was right about anything, she was about this: we are what we eat. (And heavily drink)

Dating is never an exact science, but our fridge can reveal a great deal about us, from our health to lifestyle, income to our sex life.

Now, can the above fridges tell us if these couples are made for Matrimony Manor?  Of course not.  Nothing is more complex and less logical than the heart.  But we can pick up some clues on compatibility.

As we all know, relationships need more than just sex.  Yes, sex can carry you for a weekend, (maybe a month if it’s seriously saucy sex), but after a while, you’ll need something more in common.

So, onto the fridges…

First up is Libby (top 2 fridge pix) and Dane (bottom 2 fridge pix): a duo that’s been dating for three months and are in their early 20s.

Are they compatible?  I say yes on several fronts…

Looks

Right off the bat, they’re both good-looking.  How do I know this?  Their fridges have more pix than a Facebook home page.  Living in LA, I’ve seen plenty of foul looking dudes with beautiful ladies, but for most couples, they’re in the same league.  Libby and Dane are.

Social Life

Sticking with the fridge front, it’s clear they both have a close-knit group of friends.  This I like to see.  Whenever I see a friend disappear cause they’re in a relationship, it’s a red flag.  QT with your BF is vital, but so is adding them to your group of friends rather than replacing them.

It’s also clear they both like clubbing: Libby’s party pic is front and center, as is Dane’s invite to ‘The Club’.

Now, by placing the other’s pic on their fridge, they’re making a place for them in their lives.  It’s not a negative if they weren’t doing this, but it’s a clear sign they’re taking the other seriously.

Healthy

As we delve inside their fridges, we can see they both eat healthy, which brings up a classic formula: healthy diet + exercise = 1 bodacious body.

Libby and Dane are in it to win it.  They both stock fruits and veggies, from spinach to tomatoes, peaches to pineapples.  For a couple in their early 20’s this is impressive, especially considering there’s not much junk food.

Libby also has a reusable bottle of water at home, so the plastic bottles are probably for on the go, a clue she works out.

Some say if you want to know what your date is going to look like in 20 years, check out their mom or dad.  I say check out their fridge.  Cause what they’re downing now will dictate what they’ll look like down the road.

Organized

Both of their fridges are neat, show hygiene and are organized.

That zucchini sticking out of Dane’s drawer scares the hell out of me, but that’s a whole other subject ☺.

Hygiene is beyond important.  In the Charlie Brown cartoons, there’s a reason no one wanted to shag Pig Pen.

Breaking for Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I don’t know who “they” is, but they must be very powerful, as we’ve all heard it.

Libby and Dane are believers.  Libby has a big stash of eggs, and as I don’t see other ingredients for baking, I assume they’re for breakfast.  Dane has eggs, milk and even real maple syrup.  It’s what weekends are made of.  I did a whole Dating Ammo post on the magic of real maple syrup, which is so much better than corn syrup-based crap: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s15dAkwH

And never underestimate the power of smell on the dating front.  Waking up your date with the smell of fresh brewed coffee and breakfast is a great move.  Dane’s got some skills.  Here’s a Dating Ammo post on the coffee front: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s19S9sVh

Final Observations

Libby has gluten free bread
 and with Chestnut Paste, tries to stay dairy free, so she has some dietary issues.  This is not a problem as long as they don’t have to be Dane’s issues as well.  He needs to respectful of her diet, but dating is a team sport.  They should hit restaurant that have choices for both, not all one way or the other.

Dane’s fridge can use some beer, but I still give him credit for being a guy’s guy.  He has steaks to grill and a bottle of JW Black on hand to get the night started.  I like to see a guy drink a whiskey over vodka.

Now do I put Libby and Dane on par with Will and Kate?  Uh, no.  (Unlike Dane, Will doesn’t take his shirt off every chance he gets ;)  But if Libby and Dane walked down the aisle someday, I’d be a fan.
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Aussie Cosmo I


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 1 of 4…


Though I hate to admit my mother was right about anything, she was about this: we are what we eat. (And heavily drink)

Dating is never an exact science, but our fridge can reveal a great deal about us, from our health to lifestyle, income to our sex life.

Now, can the above fridges tell us if these couples are made for Matrimony Manor?  Of course not.  Nothing is more complex and less logical than the heart.  But we can pick up some clues on compatibility.

As we all know, relationships need more than just sex.  Yes, sex can carry you for a weekend, (maybe a month if it’s seriously saucy sex), but after a while, you’ll need something more in common.

So, onto the fridges…

First up is Libby (top 2 fridge pix) and Dane (bottom 2 fridge pix): a duo that’s been dating for three months and are in their early 20s.

Are they compatible?  I say yes on several fronts…

Looks

Right off the bat, they’re both good-looking.  How do I know this?  Their fridges have more pix than a Facebook home page.  Living in LA, I’ve seen plenty of foul looking dudes with beautiful ladies, but for most couples, they’re in the same league.  Libby and Dane are.

Social Life

Sticking with the fridge front, it’s clear they both have a close-knit group of friends.  This I like to see.  Whenever I see a friend disappear cause they’re in a relationship, it’s a red flag.  QT with your BF is vital, but so is adding them to your group of friends rather than replacing them.

It’s also clear they both like clubbing: Libby’s party pic is front and center, as is Dane’s invite to ‘The Club’.

Now, by placing the other’s pic on their fridge, they’re making a place for them in their lives.  It’s not a negative if they weren’t doing this, but it’s a clear sign they’re taking the other seriously.

Healthy

As we delve inside their fridges, we can see they both eat healthy, which brings up a classic formula: healthy diet + exercise = 1 bodacious body.

Libby and Dane are in it to win it.  They both stock fruits and veggies, from spinach to tomatoes, peaches to pineapples.  For a couple in their early 20’s this is impressive, especially considering there’s not much junk food.

Libby also has a reusable bottle of water at home, so the plastic bottles are probably for on the go, a clue she works out.

Some say if you want to know what your date is going to look like in 20 years, check out their mom or dad.  I say check out their fridge.  Cause what they’re downing now will dictate what they’ll look like down the road.

Organized

Both of their fridges are neat, show hygiene and are organized.

That zucchini sticking out of Dane’s drawer scares the hell out of me, but that’s a whole other subject ☺.

Hygiene is beyond important.  In the Charlie Brown cartoons, there’s a reason no one wanted to shag Pig Pen.

Breaking for Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I don’t know who “they” is, but they must be very powerful, as we’ve all heard it.

Libby and Dane are believers.  Libby has a big stash of eggs, and as I don’t see other ingredients for baking, I assume they’re for breakfast.  Dane has eggs, milk and even real maple syrup.  It’s what weekends are made of.  I did a whole Dating Ammo post on the magic of real maple syrup, which is so much better than corn syrup-based crap: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s15dAkwH

And never underestimate the power of smell on the dating front.  Waking up your date with the smell of fresh brewed coffee and breakfast is a great move.  Dane’s got some skills.  Here’s a Dating Ammo post on the coffee front: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s19S9sVh

Final Observations

Libby has gluten free bread
 and with Chestnut Paste, tries to stay dairy free, so she has some dietary issues.  This is not a problem as long as they don’t have to be Dane’s issues as well.  He needs to respectful of her diet, but dating is a team sport.  They should hit restaurant that have choices for both, not all one way or the other.

Dane’s fridge can use some beer, but I still give him credit for being a guy’s guy.  He has steaks to grill and a bottle of JW Black on hand to get the night started.  I like to see a guy drink a whiskey over vodka.

Now do I put Libby and Dane on par with Will and Kate?  Uh, no.  (Unlike Dane, Will doesn’t take his shirt off every chance he gets ;)  But if Libby and Dane walked down the aisle someday, I’d be a fan.
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Aussie Cosmo I


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 1 of 4…


Though I hate to admit my mother was right about anything, she was about this: we are what we eat. (And heavily drink)

Dating is never an exact science, but our fridge can reveal a great deal about us, from our health to lifestyle, income to our sex life.

Now, can the above fridges tell us if these couples are made for Matrimony Manor?  Of course not.  Nothing is more complex and less logical than the heart.  But we can pick up some clues on compatibility.

As we all know, relationships need more than just sex.  Yes, sex can carry you for a weekend, (maybe a month if it’s seriously saucy sex), but after a while, you’ll need something more in common.

So, onto the fridges…

First up is Libby (top 2 fridge pix) and Dane (bottom 2 fridge pix): a duo that’s been dating for three months and are in their early 20s.

Are they compatible?  I say yes on several fronts…

Looks

Right off the bat, they’re both good-looking.  How do I know this?  Their fridges have more pix than a Facebook home page.  Living in LA, I’ve seen plenty of foul looking dudes with beautiful ladies, but for most couples, they’re in the same league.  Libby and Dane are.

Social Life

Sticking with the fridge front, it’s clear they both have a close-knit group of friends.  This I like to see.  Whenever I see a friend disappear cause they’re in a relationship, it’s a red flag.  QT with your BF is vital, but so is adding them to your group of friends rather than replacing them.

It’s also clear they both like clubbing: Libby’s party pic is front and center, as is Dane’s invite to ‘The Club’.

Now, by placing the other’s pic on their fridge, they’re making a place for them in their lives.  It’s not a negative if they weren’t doing this, but it’s a clear sign they’re taking the other seriously.

Healthy

As we delve inside their fridges, we can see they both eat healthy, which brings up a classic formula: healthy diet + exercise = 1 bodacious body.

Libby and Dane are in it to win it.  They both stock fruits and veggies, from spinach to tomatoes, peaches to pineapples.  For a couple in their early 20’s this is impressive, especially considering there’s not much junk food.

Libby also has a reusable bottle of water at home, so the plastic bottles are probably for on the go, a clue she works out.

Some say if you want to know what your date is going to look like in 20 years, check out their mom or dad.  I say check out their fridge.  Cause what they’re downing now will dictate what they’ll look like down the road.

Organized

Both of their fridges are neat, show hygiene and are organized.

That zucchini sticking out of Dane’s drawer scares the hell out of me, but that’s a whole other subject ☺.

Hygiene is beyond important.  In the Charlie Brown cartoons, there’s a reason no one wanted to shag Pig Pen.

Breaking for Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I don’t know who “they” is, but they must be very powerful, as we’ve all heard it.

Libby and Dane are believers.  Libby has a big stash of eggs, and as I don’t see other ingredients for baking, I assume they’re for breakfast.  Dane has eggs, milk and even real maple syrup.  It’s what weekends are made of.  I did a whole Dating Ammo post on the magic of real maple syrup, which is so much better than corn syrup-based crap: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s15dAkwH

And never underestimate the power of smell on the dating front.  Waking up your date with the smell of fresh brewed coffee and breakfast is a great move.  Dane’s got some skills.  Here’s a Dating Ammo post on the coffee front: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s19S9sVh

Final Observations

Libby has gluten free bread
 and with Chestnut Paste, tries to stay dairy free, so she has some dietary issues.  This is not a problem as long as they don’t have to be Dane’s issues as well.  He needs to respectful of her diet, but dating is a team sport.  They should hit restaurant that have choices for both, not all one way or the other.

Dane’s fridge can use some beer, but I still give him credit for being a guy’s guy.  He has steaks to grill and a bottle of JW Black on hand to get the night started.  I like to see a guy drink a whiskey over vodka.

Now do I put Libby and Dane on par with Will and Kate?  Uh, no.  (Unlike Dane, Will doesn’t take his shirt off every chance he gets ;)  But if Libby and Dane walked down the aisle someday, I’d be a fan.
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Aussie Cosmo I


  I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia!  Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.
  
  Here’s couple 1 of 4…


Though I hate to admit my mother was right about anything, she was about this: we are what we eat. (And heavily drink)

Dating is never an exact science, but our fridge can reveal a great deal about us, from our health to lifestyle, income to our sex life.

Now, can the above fridges tell us if these couples are made for Matrimony Manor?  Of course not.  Nothing is more complex and less logical than the heart.  But we can pick up some clues on compatibility.

As we all know, relationships need more than just sex.  Yes, sex can carry you for a weekend, (maybe a month if it’s seriously saucy sex), but after a while, you’ll need something more in common.

So, onto the fridges…

First up is Libby (top 2 fridge pix) and Dane (bottom 2 fridge pix): a duo that’s been dating for three months and are in their early 20s.

Are they compatible?  I say yes on several fronts…

Looks

Right off the bat, they’re both good-looking.  How do I know this?  Their fridges have more pix than a Facebook home page.  Living in LA, I’ve seen plenty of foul looking dudes with beautiful ladies, but for most couples, they’re in the same league.  Libby and Dane are.

Social Life

Sticking with the fridge front, it’s clear they both have a close-knit group of friends.  This I like to see.  Whenever I see a friend disappear cause they’re in a relationship, it’s a red flag.  QT with your BF is vital, but so is adding them to your group of friends rather than replacing them.

It’s also clear they both like clubbing: Libby’s party pic is front and center, as is Dane’s invite to ‘The Club’.

Now, by placing the other’s pic on their fridge, they’re making a place for them in their lives.  It’s not a negative if they weren’t doing this, but it’s a clear sign they’re taking the other seriously.

Healthy

As we delve inside their fridges, we can see they both eat healthy, which brings up a classic formula: healthy diet + exercise = 1 bodacious body.

Libby and Dane are in it to win it.  They both stock fruits and veggies, from spinach to tomatoes, peaches to pineapples.  For a couple in their early 20’s this is impressive, especially considering there’s not much junk food.

Libby also has a reusable bottle of water at home, so the plastic bottles are probably for on the go, a clue she works out.

Some say if you want to know what your date is going to look like in 20 years, check out their mom or dad.  I say check out their fridge.  Cause what they’re downing now will dictate what they’ll look like down the road.

Organized

Both of their fridges are neat, show hygiene and are organized.

That zucchini sticking out of Dane’s drawer scares the hell out of me, but that’s a whole other subject ☺.

Hygiene is beyond important.  In the Charlie Brown cartoons, there’s a reason no one wanted to shag Pig Pen.

Breaking for Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  I don’t know who “they” is, but they must be very powerful, as we’ve all heard it.

Libby and Dane are believers.  Libby has a big stash of eggs, and as I don’t see other ingredients for baking, I assume they’re for breakfast.  Dane has eggs, milk and even real maple syrup.  It’s what weekends are made of.  I did a whole Dating Ammo post on the magic of real maple syrup, which is so much better than corn syrup-based crap: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s15dAkwH

And never underestimate the power of smell on the dating front.  Waking up your date with the smell of fresh brewed coffee and breakfast is a great move.  Dane’s got some skills.  Here’s a Dating Ammo post on the coffee front: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s19S9sVh

Final Observations

Libby has gluten free bread
 and with Chestnut Paste, tries to stay dairy free, so she has some dietary issues.  This is not a problem as long as they don’t have to be Dane’s issues as well.  He needs to respectful of her diet, but dating is a team sport.  They should hit restaurant that have choices for both, not all one way or the other.

Dane’s fridge can use some beer, but I still give him credit for being a guy’s guy.  He has steaks to grill and a bottle of JW Black on hand to get the night started.  I like to see a guy drink a whiskey over vodka.

Now do I put Libby and Dane on par with Will and Kate?  Uh, no.  (Unlike Dane, Will doesn’t take his shirt off every chance he gets ;)  But if Libby and Dane walked down the aisle someday, I’d be a fan.
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Aussie Cosmo I

I was featured in Cosmopolitan Australia! Working with the talented Julia Naughton, I analyzed the fridges of 4 couples who don’t live together to see how compatible they are on the dating front.

Here’s couple 1 of 4…


Though I hate to admit my mother was right about anything, she was about this: we are what we eat. (And heavily drink)

Dating is never an exact science, but our fridge can reveal a great deal about us, from our health to lifestyle, income to our sex life.

Now, can the above fridges tell us if these couples are made for Matrimony Manor? Of course not. Nothing is more complex and less logical than the heart. But we can pick up some clues on compatibility.

As we all know, relationships need more than just sex. Yes, sex can carry you for a weekend, (maybe a month if it’s seriously saucy sex), but after a while, you’ll need something more in common.

So, onto the fridges…

First up is Libby (top 2 fridge pix) and Dane (bottom 2 fridge pix): a duo that’s been dating for three months and are in their early 20s.

Are they compatible? I say yes on several fronts…

Looks

Right off the bat, they’re both good-looking. How do I know this? Their fridges have more pix than a Facebook home page. Living in LA, I’ve seen plenty of foul looking dudes with beautiful ladies, but for most couples, they’re in the same league. Libby and Dane are.

Social Life

Sticking with the fridge front, it’s clear they both have a close-knit group of friends. This I like to see. Whenever I see a friend disappear cause they’re in a relationship, it’s a red flag. QT with your BF is vital, but so is adding them to your group of friends rather than replacing them.

It’s also clear they both like clubbing: Libby’s party pic is front and center, as is Dane’s invite to ‘The Club’.

Now, by placing the other’s pic on their fridge, they’re making a place for them in their lives. It’s not a negative if they weren’t doing this, but it’s a clear sign they’re taking the other seriously.

Healthy

As we delve inside their fridges, we can see they both eat healthy, which brings up a classic formula: healthy diet + exercise = 1 bodacious body.

Libby and Dane are in it to win it. They both stock fruits and veggies, from spinach to tomatoes, peaches to pineapples. For a couple in their early 20’s this is impressive, especially considering there’s not much junk food.

Libby also has a reusable bottle of water at home, so the plastic bottles are probably for on the go, a clue she works out.

Some say if you want to know what your date is going to look like in 20 years, check out their mom or dad. I say check out their fridge. Cause what they’re downing now will dictate what they’ll look like down the road.

Organized

Both of their fridges are neat, show hygiene and are organized.

That zucchini sticking out of Dane’s drawer scares the hell out of me, but that’s a whole other subject ☺.

Hygiene is beyond important. In the Charlie Brown cartoons, there’s a reason no one wanted to shag Pig Pen.

Breaking for Breakfast

They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I don’t know who “they” is, but they must be very powerful, as we’ve all heard it.

Libby and Dane are believers. Libby has a big stash of eggs, and as I don’t see other ingredients for baking, I assume they’re for breakfast. Dane has eggs, milk and even real maple syrup. It’s what weekends are made of. I did a whole Dating Ammo post on the magic of real maple syrup, which is so much better than corn syrup-based crap: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s15dAkwH

And never underestimate the power of smell on the dating front. Waking up your date with the smell of fresh brewed coffee and breakfast is a great move. Dane’s got some skills. Here’s a Dating Ammo post on the coffee front: http://tmblr.co/Zc4T9s19S9sVh

Final Observations

Libby has gluten free bread
 and with Chestnut Paste, tries to stay dairy free, so she has some dietary issues. This is not a problem as long as they don’t have to be Dane’s issues as well. He needs to respectful of her diet, but dating is a team sport. They should hit restaurant that have choices for both, not all one way or the other.

Dane’s fridge can use some beer, but I still give him credit for being a guy’s guy. He has steaks to grill and a bottle of JW Black on hand to get the night started. I like to see a guy drink a whiskey over vodka.

Now do I put Libby and Dane on par with Will and Kate? Uh, no. (Unlike Dane, Will doesn’t take his shirt off every chance he gets ;) But if Libby and Dane walked down the aisle someday, I’d be a fan.

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#DateTipTuesdays

Dating Advice for Beyond the Fridge

We all want sex.

How is this a dating tip? Cause the more you believe this, the more sex you’ll have.

In general, the less of a big deal we make something out to be, the easier it is for us to get it, whether it’s a job, a fitness goal or a person we find attractive.

The people who make sex out to be some exotic hard-to-get act have one thing in common: they rarely have sex. They think it’s some holy grail and that’s their problem.

No matter how hot that person is across the bar, they want sex as much as you do. They might not want it from you, but they want it. The more you realize we’re all in the same boat with the same desires, and same insecurities, the more you can have fun getting to know someone and the less you feel like you have to impress them.

I’m not saying that sex is not important or lacks meaning or isn’t special. I’m just saying it’s a natural act that we’re all wired to want. We’ve evolved over millions of years to want sex. We just need the right excuse to have it. For women, that excuse might be a sense of humor. For men, it might a bit easier to come by…like a heartbeat.

So many dating obstacles come from seeing the opposite sex as, well, opposites. Like they’re some exotic species with higher standards that we place on a higher level. It’s just not the case.

As a guy, there are 2 facts that took longer to learn than necessary:
1. Women deuce. (Which can be a dating tip in itself)
2. Women want sex as much as men do.

Every time you meet someone new, remind yourself that they want what you want and they’re just as human. They want love, sex, passion, friendship, laughter and so on. Again, they might not want it from you, but they want it.

It’s empowering to believe that. Cause once you believe that, you can just enjoy getting to know someone, for your enjoyment, rather than for their approval. I’m not saying butterflies in the belly will cease to exist. But the more you see someone on your level, the less nervous you are and the more you can be yourself.

And by taking sex off the pedestal and anyone who can provide that ‘magical’ experience off the pedestal with it, the more relaxed you’ll be.

Remember, we wall want sex. The excuse is up to you.

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Medicine Cabinet


  Stonehill
  
  Love your blog, man.  I always checked a girl’s medicine cabinet, especially in NY and felt like that was the perfect gauge.
  
  I know you’re the fridge master, but can you analyze this medicine cabinet for me??
  
  Thanks!
  
  -Bob


Stonehill Analysis

Hey Bob,

They say eyes are the windows to their soul.

Well, medicine cabinets can be the windows to their sanity.

The fact is, we’re all dating detectives and we all have our methods to analyze a prospect.  I’ve always felt a fridge is the most revealing, but a medicine cabinet is a close second.

The tricky thing can be most medicine cabinets are harder to access than a fridge.  By no means are we talking Mission Impossible here, but if they have more than one bathroom, you’ll most likely need to pass the slap & tickle phase of the relationship to gain entry to their master.

As you’ve already done the heavy lifting here, count me in.   CTF is about finding and analyzing clues that reveal probable truths about a person.

So lets dive in…

Zoloft

We’re all a little crazy.  But there’s wacky pack and there’s wacky-wacky pack.  Your lady is the latter.  Some of my dearest friends have been on anti-depressants.  My first love was even bipolar.  And I can say from that experience that there are challenges that come with it.

By no means should it be a deal breaker, but a relationship will probably be more of a roller coaster ride (which some people are attracted to).

Xanax

I personally take sleeping pills, more so when travelling overseas, occasionally while home and I can say from experience that Xanax rocks.  But it can be abused, which would negatively affect your life with this person.  Keep an eye on how often she takes Mother’s Little Helper.

The cabinet itself

She’s making moola.  The wall tile, marble backsplash and counter, plus fixtures tell me this is a coop or condo building.  By the look of it, I’d guess pre-war.  I’ve seen plenty of ladies living large on daddy’s dime, but they’re usually in rental buildings so they’re not tied down til Mr. Spesh comes along.

Thus, I’d assume your lady has a solid career.  Money can’t buy happiness, but it helps.  And it also helps that she has a career, a trait I like.  Gives you more to talk about at night.

Now, it might not be as crowded as China, but it can pass for the 6 train.  She’s either outgrown her space, or has to purge.  Like our fridge, chaos in one’s medicine cabinet usually equals chaos in one’s life.  This is by no means a shit-show, but it does need some cleaning and organization.

ReNew Life

She’s looking out for her digestive health, which is a good thing.  As Jamie Lee Curtis likes to remind us, a regular woman is a happy one.

Calamine lotion

This is a good sign she’s outdoorsy.  If she was spending most of her time inside, I don’t think she’d go out of her way to treat mosquito bites.

Beauty products

This is not the most righ-rez pic so I can’t decipher everything in here, but she does have a shitload of skin products.  This I like to see.  If she’s not taking care of her looks when she’s single, she’ll most likely look huda when married.

She’s got enough serums, creams, potions, lotions, and brushes to rival a Korean nail salon.

Lastly, she’s Brand Conscious

I can’t see most of the brands, which would be revealing, but I’m glad to see she’s going with name brands like Tylenol, Theraflu and Advil.  This tells me she’s most likely brand conscious in other areas of her life as well.

Medicine Cabinet Dating Scorecard

Shag on first date: 5
In He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not fashion, lets pretend we have 2 petals left on a flower…

She’ll Bang You…cause she has a busy career, so if she wants to no-pants-dance, she doesn’t have much time to play games.

She’ll Bang You Not…cause I don’t see the pill.  She might keep it in her bedside table, but if she’s not on the pill, it lessens a visit to Titillation Town on date 1.  She also has no other allies in here, such as condoms or KY.

Marry: 5.5
It’s promising to see she’s financially sound, has a thriving career and is taking care of her health and looks.

I’m not crazy about the fact that her life seems a bit chaotic and along with anti-depressants, it’s important that she’s responsible enough to take her medication.

Sleeping with the Enemy: 6
It’s easy to say we’re dealing with a Bunny Boiler here.  If it was meds alone, the number would be lower, as half of NY is on them.  Adding in the messy med cab is what brings us up to yellow alert.

I’d like to stress, she does have a ton going for her and she might very well be the catch of NY, or at the very least, insanely fun to get naked with.   So my recommendation is to tread onward, just make it lightly.
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Medicine Cabinet

Stonehill

Love your blog, man. I always checked a girl’s medicine cabinet, especially in NY and felt like that was the perfect gauge.

I know you’re the fridge master, but can you analyze this medicine cabinet for me??

Thanks!

-Bob

Stonehill Analysis

Hey Bob,

They say eyes are the windows to their soul.

Well, medicine cabinets can be the windows to their sanity.

The fact is, we’re all dating detectives and we all have our methods to analyze a prospect. I’ve always felt a fridge is the most revealing, but a medicine cabinet is a close second.

The tricky thing can be most medicine cabinets are harder to access than a fridge. By no means are we talking Mission Impossible here, but if they have more than one bathroom, you’ll most likely need to pass the slap & tickle phase of the relationship to gain entry to their master.

As you’ve already done the heavy lifting here, count me in. CTF is about finding and analyzing clues that reveal probable truths about a person.

So lets dive in…

Zoloft

We’re all a little crazy. But there’s wacky pack and there’s wacky-wacky pack. Your lady is the latter. Some of my dearest friends have been on anti-depressants. My first love was even bipolar. And I can say from that experience that there are challenges that come with it.

By no means should it be a deal breaker, but a relationship will probably be more of a roller coaster ride (which some people are attracted to).

Xanax

I personally take sleeping pills, more so when travelling overseas, occasionally while home and I can say from experience that Xanax rocks. But it can be abused, which would negatively affect your life with this person. Keep an eye on how often she takes Mother’s Little Helper.

The cabinet itself

She’s making moola. The wall tile, marble backsplash and counter, plus fixtures tell me this is a coop or condo building. By the look of it, I’d guess pre-war. I’ve seen plenty of ladies living large on daddy’s dime, but they’re usually in rental buildings so they’re not tied down til Mr. Spesh comes along.

Thus, I’d assume your lady has a solid career. Money can’t buy happiness, but it helps. And it also helps that she has a career, a trait I like. Gives you more to talk about at night.

Now, it might not be as crowded as China, but it can pass for the 6 train. She’s either outgrown her space, or has to purge. Like our fridge, chaos in one’s medicine cabinet usually equals chaos in one’s life. This is by no means a shit-show, but it does need some cleaning and organization.

ReNew Life

She’s looking out for her digestive health, which is a good thing. As Jamie Lee Curtis likes to remind us, a regular woman is a happy one.

Calamine lotion

This is a good sign she’s outdoorsy. If she was spending most of her time inside, I don’t think she’d go out of her way to treat mosquito bites.

Beauty products

This is not the most righ-rez pic so I can’t decipher everything in here, but she does have a shitload of skin products. This I like to see. If she’s not taking care of her looks when she’s single, she’ll most likely look huda when married.

She’s got enough serums, creams, potions, lotions, and brushes to rival a Korean nail salon.

Lastly, she’s Brand Conscious

I can’t see most of the brands, which would be revealing, but I’m glad to see she’s going with name brands like Tylenol, Theraflu and Advil. This tells me she’s most likely brand conscious in other areas of her life as well.

Medicine Cabinet Dating Scorecard

Shag on first date: 5
In He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not fashion, lets pretend we have 2 petals left on a flower…

She’ll Bang You…cause she has a busy career, so if she wants to no-pants-dance, she doesn’t have much time to play games.

She’ll Bang You Not…cause I don’t see the pill. She might keep it in her bedside table, but if she’s not on the pill, it lessens a visit to Titillation Town on date 1. She also has no other allies in here, such as condoms or KY.

Marry: 5.5
It’s promising to see she’s financially sound, has a thriving career and is taking care of her health and looks.

I’m not crazy about the fact that her life seems a bit chaotic and along with anti-depressants, it’s important that she’s responsible enough to take her medication.

Sleeping with the Enemy: 6
It’s easy to say we’re dealing with a Bunny Boiler here. If it was meds alone, the number would be lower, as half of NY is on them. Adding in the messy med cab is what brings us up to yellow alert.

I’d like to stress, she does have a ton going for her and she might very well be the catch of NY, or at the very least, insanely fun to get naked with. So my recommendation is to tread onward, just make it lightly.

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Dating Advice for Beyond the Fridge

Drop the Pick-Up Lines

Lets face it…pick-up lines can look cool in movies, but in the real world, you just look like a douche.

Take Top Gun. When Mav and Goose ran their “You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling” game, it was magic. Whether it was movie magic or Scientology magic, I don’t know, but I’ve seen a few guys run it since and you know what they looked like? You guessed it, douches.

What pick-up lines tell me is that the dudes using them feel like they’re not good enough, so they have to do something magical to cross the goal line. They’re making something out to be much harder than it is.

I was great at meeting girls. I‘m not saying they all wanted to shag me and I’m not saying we always connected, but I used one line and it always worked: ”Hi, I’m John”. As long as I wasn’t rude, it worked every time.

When I say worked, I mean that I got to break the ice and meet them. And that’s all you need to kick things off. From there, you can see if there’s a connection and attraction. If not, no love lost. Just introducing myself was enough to get the job done.

When it comes to meeting girls, your goal shouldn’t be to get laid. It should be to see if there’s a vibe and if so, get digits. That’s it. And the irony? The more you focus on that, the more you end up getting laid in the long run.

Now, are there guys who run their ‘game’ and get laid? Of course. But A, they’re working way harder than they need to and B, they’re dicks. The reality is, it’s not hard to get laid. We’re wired that way. (Tune in to next week’s #DateTipTuesday, ‘Time to take sex off the pedestal”)

So drop the fireworks, drop the bullshit and just introduce yourself. If the connection is there, you’ll be in Saucy Town soon enough.

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