J, Ruminations, TD in the Press

J: My Date Lab Scandal, Six Months Later

This is simultaneously the easiest and yet most difficult post I’ve ever written. The easiest because even now, six months post-Date Lab, the emotions are so real and memorable that they fly from my fingertips. The hardest because so much of my world changed in the span of a weekend – both for better and …

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Bachelor Winter Games: Men are Cancelled (Episode 2 Recap)

Hello, hello! It has been only two short days since the premiere of Bachelor Winter Games and they are back with another two-hour episode. Three new Bachelor events per week?? Chris Harrison, you are really asking a lot from me. Lol ima still do it though. Let’s begin! We open on Clare recapping the relationships as they …

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Bachelor Winter Games: I’m Moving to Canada (Episode 1 Recap)

Y’all know what time it is… time for the highly anticipated Winter Olympics Bachelor Winter Games! All of our favorite Bachelor contestants who have still not managed to find love, all gathered in beautiful Vermont to fall down ski slopes and hook up with each other! What could go wrong?! ICYMI, find my breakdown of …

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Bachelor Arie: Can we just get rid of Lauren B. already? (Episode 7)

Woooo it’s Monday! Today on the world’s most boring season of The Bachelor, we’re going to Tuscany, the “epitome of Italy.” Suuuure. Arie – I can’t wait to… drink wine! And… eat pasta! And… shit, what else is there to do in this country? Ugh. Arie. Just ugh. I would also like to note that …

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TDR Dating Challenge: Don’t Get Comfortable (Day 17)

“Taking your dates to the same bar every time is like wearing sweatpants on a date” – someone who has clearly never worn sweatpants before, and the writer of today’s TDR Dating Challenge tip. Tip #17: Find yourself bringing all of your dates to the same bar? Switch it up! Always going to the same place …

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TDR Dating Challenge: Say Yes (Day 15)

*Unless you feel uncomfortable saying yes! In that case, say no! This is 2018, after all. Alright, y’all. I know it’s the season of laying in bed in your pajamas and binge watching Netflix/Hulu while you swipe endlessly through Bumble. Which is… not at all what I’m doing now. Nope. Not one bit! Thanks Nick!! But honeys, …

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TDR Dating Challenge: Party With Singles (Day 14)

Hi folks! Today I’m hitting you with the FACTS! And by facts I mean statistics. I always hit you with the general facts. Let’s be real. Tip #14: According to the US census, over 50% of the adult population is single. Be proactive and get the single people you know together this month. Team up …

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TDR Dating Challenge: Don’t Ghost (Day 13)

It’s Saturday and I am HUNG. OVER. Yikes. Like, not even chilaquiles and sangrita swirl from Lauriol Plaza were able to revive me hungover (as much as I tried). However, the posts must go on, as they say! And we’re on unlucky day 13 of the TDR Dating Challenge, immortalized as it should be with …