Geek Dream Girl’s Guide to Gift-Giving

It’s that time of year again. Carols are in full force on the radio, office parties are filling up your calendar, and shopping centers are brimming to capacity. Even if you don’t celebrate Christmas, exchanging gifts this time of year is still a nice opportunity to do something special for someone you care about. Gift-giving with someone you are dating, however, often becomes challenging and stressful, especially when we want to find that one perfect item. What gift is too much? Too little? … [Read more...]

The Best Bad Date You Can Have

It was bound to happen. The Bad Date. It’s not only that you lack chemistry, or that conversation is awkward, but you are actually having a bad time. You might even dislike your date. LJ spoke earlier about surviving awkward first dates and this article will expand on the idea that even bad dates can provide value. The Stuff the Nightmares are Made of A truly bad date isn’t just uncomfortable conversation, but one where other elements are going wrong. You may be a vegetarian and your date … [Read more...]