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Italian men

“I would just love it if you met a doctor or a lawyer.” How many of you heard this growing up? I know I did. I’m actually still hearing it, now just a modified version. “Why can’t you find yourself a

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valentines day italy

I’ve been a little down on love lately. Quite frankly, if I’m approached or taken out to dinner by one more guy who, SURPRISE, has a girlfriend, I’m going to pack the 100 bags it will take me to fit

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Italian guys

Milan. Rome. Naples. And I’m not talking soccer, people. Two weekends ago we had a ponte. One of the many perks of living in Italy. Tuesday was a holiday, so they take Monday off as well, thus making a bridge, or

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kiss

I met this great Italian guy recently. Actually, great may not even do him justice. After 5 1/2 years in this country, I think I’ve met my ideal match. Now before all of you at home get too excited that

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evil woman

Italians are funny when it comes to names. Or shall I say, they don’t exactly color outside the lines when it comes to picking one. None of this naming their children after fruits, vegetables, inanimate objects, actors or actresses. There’s

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woman in the kitchen

I just had the most anxiety-ridden 24 hours. Sundays were meant for hangovers and brunching. Instead, I found myself on the precipice of a panic attack. So, my name is Heather, I’m 29 years old and I picked up and

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A crotch shot at 6:30 AM is better than a shot of espresso…. I had an alarming wake up call this morning. I have a ritual Monday thru Friday. My alarm goes off, I mumble something close to “fuck” under my breath,

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Dating in Italy 101: the cheaters, prudes, and all the grey areas in between Sometimes I wish I could go back to the time when I understood very little Italian. Back when I moved here in 2010, my Italian was not good

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About a month ago, I went to request my Italian passport against all my wishes. Not because I have anything against being Italian, but because quite frankly, I don’t want to deal with another public office in this country if

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   Tax situation aside, here’s some ‘lighter’ entertainment for you. This right here was my last date at the age of 26. He was out of his mind. And every time I look at this picture I still think, goddamn, what

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