Sex & The Single Vicar

Tales of Ecclesiastical Dating

DCSingles. Six man plan. Expensive. Man #5. Mark with a “k”, not to be confused with Marc with a “c” – who was Man #4. Confusing, I know. As texts for coffee flew back and forth, I nearly blew off the fifth before I had even met him. “Ooooooooo! January Mark with a ‘k’. Sorry, …

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Catching my therapist up on my not so successful DCSingles dates, Sondra pauses and thoughtfully poses the obvious question: “So, Joani, what do you want?” “What do I want?” Well, not Bernie Sanders. I already wrote about him. And not the guy who is afraid of his own shadow — who I met for coffee …

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Looking for bromance? It seems Trump and Putin have been playing footsie under the table. Putin flirts with Trump and Trump’s heart is all aflutter. Tweet, tweet, Vladimir, strong leader. So handsome, shirtless and mounted on your horse. Of course, we have much in common. So Trump, a rank neophyte narcissistically plays the game — …

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First date advice from DCSingles: Dress up. Keep it short. Don’t talk about politics, religion, or your ex. Hmmm…not talking about politics is a bit of a challenge especially when you live inside the Beltway. And not talking about it in this Trumpian election cycle seems really hard. A political  junkie, with seven news apps …

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  I am dating myself in more ways than one. A child of the sixties, I grew up in the heyday of game shows. Before Match.dot.com,  Cupid worked his magic on The Dating Game.  Remember? Three handsome, groovy guys sitting on stools behind a screen; one wide eyed young woman in mini-skirt and go-go boots; a …

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What is a bibliophile to do who knows zilch about dating? She reads a book, of course. So bibiliographically, I do a little research to discern who is the current expert in the field. Which means I googled: “book dating over 50.” Up pops a popular blogger on the Huffington Post: Lisa Copeland  of www.FindAQualityMan.com. On my …

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Professional cuddling. No, I did not make this up. Yes, this is a real thing. How do I know? No, not from personal experience. I know because I read it in the June 19th New York Times: Pillow Talk with a Professional Cuddler. Besides dog walker, barista, and bookshop clerk, this apparently is the latest …

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