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About SleeplessInSinCity

A single girl looking for love in Las Vegas, a.k.a. all the wrong places.

It’s Raining [Old] Men

Can’t guys—men!—pick on someone their own age?

Lately, I’ve been getting all these offers from old dudes. Like… over 50. I mean, c’mon, guys! I’m in my 20s!

I actually like older mean—my ex is in his early 40s. But, at some point, May-December is just gross. Continue reading

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Epic #Fail

I tried, I failed. The reconciliation with the ex was a massive, heart-wrenching failure. Chalk it up to one, big boo urns. I won’t get into specifics, because it really doesn’t matter. It has nothing to do with me; it  … Continue reading

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Hitting the Pause Button

My lack of updates over the past few days might seem to suggest that I’ve been slacking off, but I’ve actually been really busy. No, not busy going on dates—I’ve been busy talking and thinking and trying not to puke. … Continue reading

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So Maybe Las Vegas isn’t the Worst City in America to Meet a Man…

It’s no secret that I think Las Vegas is an extremely hard city to meet men. Or, should I say, date men. You can meet all sorts of guys here… but the good ones—ones who actually live here, and aren’t … Continue reading

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Inside the Male Brain

I am constantly trying to understand men, dating and relationships. So far, not so good—I’m still single, and have a knack for getting my heart broken. However! I am trying to change this, and am currently on three online dating … Continue reading

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The Longest Dinner Date of my Life

It took just three minutes for me to realize the next three hours were going to be extremely painful.

Only 180 seconds after saying hello, he started telling me how his classic “theventy-theven” car broke down on his way to the date.

Theventy-theven? Oh! Seventy-Seven! Oh, crap.

That’s right, ladies and gents: My date had a lisp. A bad one. And it was not long after that that I realized I was on a date with a grown-up version of Paul Smart, the geekiest kid in my fifth grade class. Touche, karma; ya got me. Continue reading

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Sexting Before the 1st Date? Red Flag!

Remember the episode of Sex and the City when Carrie wonders if all men are freaks? I’m starting to think she was onto something. Dating is a freak show. Case in point: This guy, Fergus. I met him online, innocently … Continue reading

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Three’s a Crowd

I knew it was going to be an interesting night, but I didn’t think it was going to be that interesting. My date was twice-divorced, a father of four, 44-years-old, and the guy who flaked on our dinner plans on … Continue reading

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Dating Don’t: Mentioning your Federal Indictment

Wow, was last night’s date a TRIP. Yeesh, I am still trying to collect my thoughts. I’m busy w/ work this morning, so I can’t put together a full post about it YET, however, I think I’ll be able to … Continue reading

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Is Online Dating Doomed?

Inside the September issue of Marie Claire, on page 125, is a Q&A with a former insider. (He also wrote Yahoo! personals, apparently) As a recent (and somewhat reluctant) adapter to online dating, I was interested in what he … Continue reading

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