Tag Archives: Dating

How to GUESS if someone’s interested

July 9, 2014



One Friday last year, near the end of the work day, I was sitting at my desk fixing my makeup when my office mate walked in catching me mid-lipstick application. “Where are you going?” “Meeting up with this guy.” “A date?” “Oh no! I don’t think it’s a date. More business, I think.” “Then why […]

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Dating and the independent woman

March 31, 2014

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I have an ex who became a friend. Years later, we still hang out on a regular basis and on occasion, the question of “Why didn’t we work out?” comes up in our conversation. His reason? I’m too independent. My reason? His issue with my independence. He says that he prefers a more submissive woman, and I’m not […]

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SEXomedy: Real talk about masturbation, body hair, and the joys of copy machines [video]

June 13, 2013



Forget the crap you see in Cosmo with its glossy pictures and advice about how to keep your man satisfied! We need real talk, and actor/playwright/comedian/dancer/musician/activist, Melissa DuPrey brings it to us like she’s one of our Girls and we’re dishing secrets at a slumber party, in her one-woman show, SEXomedy.  I first caught a […]

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Lighter: The unanswered question

April 29, 2013


I walk by and something tells me to turn my head. I see you standing there and I both want to run away unseen and want you to turn and see me, really see me. I don’t want you to see that I miss you, but I want you to see that it was possible […]

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F*ck the glass slipper! It’s all about the purple suede stilettos

June 4, 2012

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purple stilletos

I almost typed the title of this post without the asterik, but figured I’d ease into the profanity on this blog. As I work to develop my writing voice I have to be authentic and the authentic me swears. Sometimes a lot. And as a good friend suggested when we discussed my blog, my blog […]

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All the single ladies… (put on your big girl panties)

December 6, 2011


A few years ago whenever that song was played every woman jumped on the dance floor. It was not only a celebration of being a woman–second only to Gloria Gaynor’s I Will Survive–it was more importantly a celebration of being a single woman. We are the women of today, we’re strong, independent and we are just […]

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