Match Tales Part 3 (Final)

Previously posted on Vox. Monday: It was with great hesitancy that I walked down Sixth Avenue to meet up with Guy #2. I fought the feeling of sending an email to cancel, because that’s something the old Valerie would do. “What’s the harm?” I asked myself. My first blind date was with a man in…

Match Tales Part 2

Previously posted on Vox.   My Mother’s Advice I just checked my online dating profile to see what the heck I’d written, because the responses I’m getting are outrageous. Every single response involves exercise, hiking, biking, and “fun.” My simple two-line profile states: Hopefully, this Match.com experience will lead to fun, new experiences, travel, hiking, biking and…

Match Tales Part 1

Dear Friends, A few years ago, I had a blog on Vox (veryincorrect.vox.com). I’ll be sharing some of those older posts with you here. Let’s start with my attempts at online dating, which I’m going to split into three posts. (Previously posted on Vox). Val Here I Go Trying Online Dating There are days that…