Tag Archives: Emma

Confessional: Reasons I’m a Prep

I think I might start a new category.  I was recently doused with the self-awareness the other day – by one of my lovely Colombian friends – that I am what you would describe as a “preppy girl”.  This never previously occurred to me … Continue reading

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Going Dutch

Should guys pay for first dates? Is it normal to expect someone you barely know to treat you to an expensive dinner? Maybe it’s because I didn’t really start dating until college, but this cultural standard always seemed strange to … Continue reading

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Why Coffee Dates Rule

For me, the perfect first date is just going out for coffee.  Here is why coffee (and/or tea) dates are the best: 1.)  You don’t get interrupted by a waiter/waitress every 10 minutes, and just get to have a comfortable … Continue reading

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The Nice Guy Cliche

I can say, as of now, that I am fortunate to be seeing a nice guy.  I have also dated nice guys in the past, though for various reasons, the partnership did not work out.  (I did, however, once date … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence

At the risk of sounding overly enlightened (which I’m not), I wanted to write about how much I have come to realize the importance of emotional intelligence.  This epiphany is significant to me since I went through a good two … Continue reading

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