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Fifty First (J)Dates: Ten Things Girls Don't Get About Guys

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

Last week's post about things boys don't understand about girls prompted a large response from girls with queries/mystical musings about males.

Fifty First (J)Dates: 14 - The Jipster

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

So I finally met one. A Garamond-loving, electronica-thumping, fedora-wearing, Jipster. For those of you who don't know this semi-offensive term I've coined, a Jipster is a Jappy Hipster.

Fifty First (J)Dates: Five Things Guys Don't Get About Girls

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

3. Liking a guy, but just as a friend... No boy will ever meet a girl and say to his buddies, "man, she'd make a great friend."

Fifty First (J)Dates: Can You Find Love in a Bar?

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith Fineman

Sometimes, it's important to meet boys outside the context of JDate. You can't hide behind the screen, or do two things at once, or pick your nose wh...

Fifty First (J)Date: 13 - Separating the Men from the Boys

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith Fineman

This date was a perfect example of why you shouldn't judge a book by its cover. (Unless it's a really pretty, edgy looking cover that if you read it i...

Fifty First (J)Dates: 12 - The Politico

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Meredith Fineman

One thing I dislike about DC is the attitude of some of the people involved in politics. Yes, it comes with the biz - the get ahead, rat-race attitude...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Picking your Pic(k) -- A Primer

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith Fineman

Far and away the most important part of an online dating profile is the photograph. I know, we want to pretend we aren't superficial here, or morbidly curious, but it's really really important.

Fifty First (J)Dates: Are You Dating a Russian Spy?

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith Fineman

In the age of crazy FourSquare-stalkable technology, it's nearly impossible not to do a background check on someone you are going to go out with.

Fifty First (J)Dates: Mid-Life Crisis Hot Tub Time Machine

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith Fineman

My power outage made me feel like I was in 1864. It was then that I decided to revisit three important boy/dating milestones. Let's go for a ride.

Fifty First (J)Dates: Having it Both Ways

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

Having mostly been the "single girl," putting pregames, trips, friend-group-acronym-creation-parties before dudes, I decided to try something new.

Fifty First (J)Dates: The Perpetual Talker vs. The Spontaneous Me

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

There is always a moment that occurs on JDate, when you transition from just talking to a boy, whether it be in the lame IM window, on gchat if you've...

Fifty First (J)Dates: 11 - The Chauvinist

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

My date was charming, chivalrous, and unfortunately, somewhat of a chauvinist. What I wore: Calvin Klein black sandal stilettos, J Brand black jeans...

Fifty First (J)Dates: 10 - The Big Shot

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

I am a chatty person. I think that if you don't know me, this is at least clear in my excessive run-on sentences and extensive parentheticals. (Someti...

Fifty First (J)Dates: How to Prepare for a First (J)Date

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Since I began my project in self-indulgence/examination of the Hebrew Male, many people have begun using the site (hooray!) and have asked for my advi...

Fifty First (J)Dates: You Can Wipe Now, Mom.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Multiple people emailed me an article that ran in the New York Post on Monday about a meddling Jewish mother who created a dating site for parents to ...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Do We Know How to Say No? (No.)

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Hello social media empire! Today I was jchatting with your favorite jblogger about my dating gripes and we came up with a similar dilemma: how to say ...

You're Pretty But I'm Broke: Inexpensive Date Ideas

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Due to the previous hellish date post, I have decided to submit some fun inexpensive date ideas. Fellas (and ladies too), it's possible to have a grea...

Fifty First (J)Stories: The Cheapskate

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

I understand not everyone has the financial freedom they want. Currently, nobody does. However, there is a large difference between not being able to ...

Single, Famous, and on JDate: Elena Kagan

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith Fineman

*this may or may not be real/my doing. Read more entries from Fifty First (J)Dates...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Over The (Capitol) Hill

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

In my JDate profile, I give a fairly specific age range. But not like those people who join and say they're only looking for someone ages 25-26 (???) ...

Fifty First (J)Dates: (J)Hate Mail of the Day

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

The following is an excerpt from an angry email received by a fellow JDater after she blew off a suitor... "It's not like I'm dieing [it took every o...

Fifty First (J)Dates: The Money I$$ue

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

No matter how swimmingly a first date is going -- you're fantasizing about the giant ring that you will photograph with your Blackberry and bbm to 58 ...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Cliches to Avoid - Girls Edition

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Now it's only fair that I serve it back to the ladyfriends by compiling a list of the worst cliches/things you should not put in your profile. "Meredi...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Do I Know You From Somewhere?

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

There are two times that now exist in my life. My life before JDate, and my life after JDate. Most people would say, that's pretty sad. But it's true....

Fifty First (J)Dates: Liar, Liar

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

It's no secret that people lie about themselves on JDate. Or elaborate the truth. And it's never about education or family, but rather about physical ...