I met Sober Jake Jackoff in a chat forum for metalheads, of which I was not one, but I was writing for underground music magazines and if you interview people like Joey Shithead and Thor you will eventually find yourself in strange places.
Rebecca Nicholls is a London-based global entrepreneur, and investor in humanity. Rebecca supports a world where we can all live harmoniously sharing knowledge, helping, supporting and loving each other. A humanitarian and an activist, she is passionate about serving others. She writes a blog on her website and posts regularly on her Instagram account. She is a success coach for other female entrepreneurs and is fully supportive of empowering women.
I opened my OkCupid inbox to find a kid in Top Gun shades calling me by my first name. “Is that you?” he asked. Being recognized on an online dating site felt a bit like my dreams of being naked in public. My instinct is to cover myself up but I know it’s too late; all my wobbly bits have been exposed to a street full of strangers in the harsh light of day.
When I met Harley, I was in love with someone else. I was always in love with someone else; a guy who made poor life choices and strung me along like a loose thread begging to be pulled. Names would change, but scenarios remained the same. This was what I was into. Needless to say, unrequited loving wasn’t exactly productive or beneficial in any way that mattered (read: between the sheets) so I took to online dating for more substance – if you can believe that.
Andrea Loewen is the author of The Receptionist, a blog that highlights her love of cats, photoshopping Ryan Gosling into her life, feminist musings, and other daily life inspirations. While no longer a receptionist, she is currently a theatre geek who met her soon-to-be common law partner on Tinder… after growing up Menonnite. Here she talks about a life that has taken a very different path since that purity pledge as a teenager…