Posts by Sarah Elizabeth Richards
Sarah Elizabeth Richards is a journalist and the author of Motherhood, Rescheduled: The New Frontier of Egg Freezing and the Women Who Tried It. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Marie Claire, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Slate and Salon.
When you come home from a disappointing date, it’s tempting to want to hurl your heels across the room, fling yourself across your bed and shout, “Well, that was a waste of time!” Okay, perhaps that’s just me. But there’s something pretty galling about setting aside an evening, getting all dolled up at the gym […]
Want to know the four words that are sabotaging your chances of online dating success? They’re not “I love to laugh” or “I feel no chemistry.” They are “Want to grab coffee?” At first, the question seems harmless. “Sure!” he thinks. “We can meet at that Coffee Bean off the freeway on my way home […]
We all know the feeling. You cringe when your date asks if you have brothers or sisters. You take three days to answer your dating emails. You honestly don’t know why you lost interest in that cute guy you brought to your friend’s dinner party. I knew I had reached my breaking point when I […]
First, let me just say that daters who gradually extricate themselves from a romantic interest’s life by doing what’s known as the “Slow Fade” get a bad rap. They’re often called selfish insensitive jerks, but more often than not, they hate disappointing people and don’t realize they’re being cowardly and confusing. Rather, they think they’re […]
After I met my boyfriend online a year ago, he later told me that I was the third woman he had met on the site. I could barely bring myself to reveal that he was my 33rd, give or take a few over the previous couple of years. I worried that he would think I […]
Today’s guest blog is from one of my favorite authors, Sarah Elizabeth Richards, who tackles a delicate aspect of dating … figuring out if you are compatible in the area of having a family! “Do you want kids?” It’s one of the most important questions to consider when determining whether you and your potential date share […]