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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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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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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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“I have something to tell you. But don’t run out of here.” These were the words my date said to me the other night just as our food arrived at the table. Meh. That can’t be good. I joked…”What? You’re

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