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Is there something in the wine here?

Is there something in the wine here?

There is a certain Italian pizzaria in Dupont circle that seems to be a favorite for males in this city. I have been on no less than 5 first dates there (two of them in the past week) —and its not even that good.

Last night, my PR flack knew of a “great little spot in Dupont” to have dinner. Imagine my lack of surprise when he mentioned this restaurant. 

Whomever is instructing the men of DC to take their lady loves there needs to stop.


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Tonight, I’m going on a date. But not with the guy I’m “dating” and I purposely planned it this way. (I’m not cold-hearted, just a bit of a commitment-phobe)

The guy I’m “dating”, lets call him Kyle, is good. He’s interesting, smart, observant and caring. But I fear he is getting the wrong impression of me–namely the impression that we are “dating exclusively”. (update: see Birthday blues for more on this faulty impression).

So, in an effort to clearly define my independence and encourage him to move a bit slower, I’ve decided to have at least one other date per week. Last week was Ed, a gentle giant (I swear he’s close to 7 feet tall). And this week is Jonathan–the PR flack. (Back story here, I met Jonathan last week at a PR party. He works at the same firm as my best friend. She doesn’t know we’re going out yet…)

The potential for this to blow up on me is pretty high, but greater risk comes with greater rewards, right?

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