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No more new clients

Well, this is kind of surprising. I have a job! A fantastic one! Like, for another company, not just for myself.

This is great news for me. After running my small business full time for almost three years, I missed having coworkers. Heck, I even missed having a commute!

While this is a very exciting opportunity for me, I’m sad to say I won’t be able to keep helping clients with online dating coaching. I will, however, continue to assist people via my podcast Steady, and I’ll also be launching online dating courses at some point. I may eventually acquiesce and take on a client or two per quarter, too. Stay tuned for all that sort of thing via my newsletter. (And existing clients, don’t worry; we’ll find ways to schedule in the remaining coaching you’ve booked, unless you prefer a prorated refund.)

Thank you all so much for this amazing entrepreneurship journey—wish me luck in Big Tech!

Out of town and out of touch

Hey y’all! I’ll be escaping Seattle for the next few weeks, taking a much-needed proper vacation. So I won’t be checking all that many emails or texts, and I definitely won’t be taking on new clients. Say, have you ever been on a trip? Perhaps while you were single and had active online dating profiles? […]

My touchy-feely post about crying in public

Hi everyone! I just got back from xoxofest, which was magical. I’ll tell you more about it in a sec. The night before I left, I saw that fantastic movie Sleeping With Other People I had given away advance screening ticktes to. It was FANTASTIC! I wish I’d managed to get that posted before it opened […]

Seattle Mug Shots on 9/20!

Our next Mug Shots profile picture event is on Sunday, September 20th in the afternoon. Specific time and location details are forthcoming. Pricing ranges from $149 to $199, depending on how many people sign up—but if we have a full set of eight attendees, everyone gets the cheaper price. So spread the word! :) Want […]

“Sleeping With Other People” free tickets!

Hey Seattle readers! Guess what? We get to go see a movie together for free! (Or, you know, you can ignore me and we can sit separately. Whatever. I see how it is.) IFC films reached out with free passes to an advanced screening of a new film “Sleeping With Other People.” It stars Jason […]

Let’s learn from the Ashley Madison hack

Sometimes there’s online dating stuff in the news that I take forever to comment on. I want to really roll it over in my mind, think about what’s been published, and have a good handle on my thoughts. This Ashley Madison hack is a little different. I don’t care that much about the news, but […]

Why Anna Akana hates going to bars

Ha! I am catching up on emails after a long week of volunteering at App Camp for Girls. But of course, “catching up on emails” also means I occasionally catch up on Twitter, too, ya know? And this new Anna Akana video popped into my feed and totally cracked me up. (Stick around for the […]

San Francisco Mug Shots on June 9!


We’re doing it! We’re having Mug Shots in San Francisco on Tuesday, June 9th, from 3:30-5:30 PM, at an awesome outdoor patio in walking distance from all the main WWDC action. It’s a mere $129 (plus whatever you consume) per person for a fun happy hour that’s ridiculously cheap compared to a full portrait session. Email […]

Dating apps on Apple Watch


I got an Apple Watch because I’m a big dork, and I was really excited to be an early adopter of this new product. (I know smartwatches have existed for ages, but I’m deep in the Apple ecosystem so I wasn’t that interested in offerings from other companies.) But in secret, I also got it […]

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