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Dating 101 – The Deal Breakers

By Ilana Angel

August 25, 2013 | 2:21 pm

Last night I threw a drink in the face of my date.  It was shocking to him and me both. I did not plan it, enjoy it, or feel any sense of accomplishment in my actions.  It happened. I... read on

  • Dating 101: The Great Escape

    By Ilana Angel

    August 23, 2013 | 9:50 am

    I had a date last night.  He said he was 5’10”, he was 5’7”.  He said we should meet for a drink, so we met at a local bar, but he is sober and had a coke, so I had a drink by myself.  He said he was born in Israel but raised in New York, but he has only been in the United Stated... read on

  • Dating 101: Sex & Golf

    By Ilana Angel

    August 22, 2013 | 12:45 pm

    Just when I think I have heard it all, I come across a man that reminds me there is nothing more horrific than dating.  I often wonder if these men are only found in Los Angeles.  Is LA the hardest city In the world to date?  I live here so of course I will say yes, but I’m... read on

  • Dating 101: Loving Kids When Love is Gone

    By Ilana Angel

    August 21, 2013 | 8:50 am

    I have had no contact with my ex-boyfriend for months.  I have spent all that time hopeful we would be able to be friends one day.  I truly thought our relationship was something special and we would be able to get over the hurt and come to a place of friendship.  It has not... read on

  • Dating 101: Can Women ask Men Out?

    By Ilana Angel

    August 16, 2013 | 8:38 am

    I wrote a man on Match.com this week.  His profile was beautifully written, lacked the typical stench of online dating crap, and he was just the right amount of sarcastic and funny. He is handsome, smart, Jewish, and entertaining.  He wrote back and we ended up speaking on the... read on

  • Online Dating: Babies, Glass Eyes, Emails & Monogamy

    By Ilana Angel

    August 12, 2013 | 10:22 am

    What is it with men and babies? A man asked me out last week who is 53 years old, divorced, has 4 kids, and would like to have another one. Really? For the love of God, what is this man thinking?  If he had a baby yesterday, he would be 73 years old when the kid graduated high... read on

  • Manicures, Hookers and LeAnn Rimes

    By Ilana Angel

    August 8, 2013 | 7:23 pm

    This afternoon I broke a nail.  They were long and I knew it was going to happen, so I immediately called my nail girl and was told she could not see me until tomorrow.  The thing with nails is that if one breaks, I take it as a sign I should bite the other ones so they are even. I... read on

  • Dating 101: Hobbits, Bears & Giants

    By Ilana Angel

    August 7, 2013 | 6:14 am

    I like men.  I am raising a boy to be a man. A good man. I like men of all shapes and sizes.  I have dated men who are short, tall, thin, heavyset, bearded, clean shaven, bald, and with a full head of hair.  In terms of how someone looks, I tend to be attracted to bald men with... read on

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Ilana Angel writes two blogs for JewishJournal.com. KEEPING THE FAITH is about her worldview as a single Jewish mother, and KEEPING IT REAL is all about reality television....

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