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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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15 Women Confess Their Most Cringeworthy Date Story

15 Women Confess Their Most Cringeworthy Date Story | Herstory | Scoop.it
"My first venture into online dating involved me meeting someone for coffee. Luckily I'd only agreed to coffee and nothing more so I could exit fairly quickly if things went south."
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Easy Love: Is it Easier for Some People to Love than it is for Others? - | - Science of Relationships

Easy Love: Is it Easier for Some People to Love than it is for Others? - | - Science of Relationships | Herstory | Scoop.it
The other day, I asked my kids (7 and 8 years old) to sign a birthday card for a relative that ...
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Who Said There Was Any Sexism Involved In Ageism?

Who Said There Was Any Sexism Involved In Ageism? | Herstory | Scoop.it
dek-says-so:
“ abbyjean:
“ Charts from OKCupid, showing how straight women and men rate each other based on ages. For women, the men they find most attractive are roughly their own age. For men, the...
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Just How Innocent Are These "How To Attract Women" Websites?

Just How Innocent Are These "How To Attract Women" Websites? | Herstory | Scoop.it
The Men's Right Movement (MRM) may have begun in support of women and feminism, but it's gone to hell. There's always been an element of "I want to be a playboy" in the world of modern Western men....
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Deanna Dahlsad's curator insight, August 18, 2014 4:39 PM

I look past the simple sales pitches into just who runs these dating self-help sites...

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Dating In This Economy Part One: Meeting Someone

Dating In This Economy Part One: Meeting Someone | Herstory | Scoop.it
Hey Alessia, With all this talk about people staying home in this economy, do you have any tips for meeting new people to date? I’m thinking going door-to-door is a bad idea ;) Samantha You’re righ...
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1967 Military Dating Dos and Don’ts

1967 Military Dating Dos and Don’ts | Herstory | Scoop.it

One of these titles was How to Succeed with Brunettes (1967), a film produced by the Navy that demonstrates proper dating etiquette for officers.


Via Gracie Passette, Shawnee Rivers
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Gracie Passette's curator insight, January 11, 2014 2:15 AM

Click for info and to watch!

Laura Brown's comment, January 24, 2014 2:05 AM
Oh good. Because my brain is directly attached to my hair colour.
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Man Poses as Woman on Online Dating Site; Barely Lasts Two Hours

Man Poses as Woman on Online Dating Site; Barely Lasts Two Hours | Herstory | Scoop.it
A Reddit user named OKCThrowaway22221 shared a pretty spectacular tale of his adventures in online dating while pretending to be a woman, and we need to talk about it.


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This is the coverage at Jezebel; the actual post of the experiment is here:  http://www.reddit.com/r/TwoXChromosomes/comments/1uqym6/as_a_guy_i_wanted_to_know_what_it_was_like_to_be/


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NBC Cancels Ready For Love After 2 Episodes

NBC Cancels Ready For Love After 2 Episodes | Herstory | Scoop.it

So, does NBC’s cancellation of the show as result of dismal ratings mean that they are ready to finally admit that American women no longer want to watch flawless looking women with low self-esteem throw themselves at men they don’t know?

 

And, while having the matchmakers on the show was brilliant in that it pointed out that pretty women actually do not necessarily have any sort of advantage when it comes to surviving in the dating jungle (FACT: when gorgeous blondes talk about farting on a first date or share that they have a list of 50 characteristics a man has to have in order to be her partner, looks become insignificant), it quite frankly isn’t enough.

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You’re In The Exact Bad Relationship You Want?

You’re In The Exact Bad Relationship You Want? | Herstory | Scoop.it
Attitudes & judgments like this blame us, and that blame & further victimization has much to do with why we do not have the “exact love life we want.”
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Curated by Deanna Dahlsad
An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
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A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.