1 Mar 11

Tuesday’s Topic: Like, Love or Dopamine – Part 3

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Book Excerpt – Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel By Jennifer Kelton Following lust is the romantic love stage. Fisher explains that romantic love is “not an emotion. Rather it’s a motivation system. It’s a drive. It’s part of the reward system of the brain.”Dopamine and PEA levels begin to rise,increasing our excitement about [...]

23 Feb 11

Tuesday’s Topic: Like, Love or Dopamine – Part 2

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Book Excerpt – Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel By Jennifer Kelton Oxytocin is a peptide of nine amino acids that was, until recently, thought only to induce labor, lactation and bonding between a mother and child. Now it is believed to be instrumental in attachment between romantic partners as well. It is secreted [...]

15 Feb 11

Tuesday’s Topic: Like, Love or Dopamine

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Book Excerpt – Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel By Jennifer Kelton ‘What is love?’ Shakespeare mused.The Great bard was not the first to ask. I suspect our ancestors pondered this question a million years ago as they sat around their campfires of lay and watched the stars. —Helen Fisher,Why We Love IT WAS [...]

4 Oct 10

Respect, Personal Space & Gayle King

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By Jennifer Kelton My close encounter with Gayle King is an in-flight tale. Four years ago, I wrote a book on dating and mating titled: Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel. Despite the blunt title, the book is ultimately a non-fiction story about: life, love, human nature and, most important, respect. The man who [...]

2 Sep 10

You Can Win… Tell Us Your Worst Bad Date Story

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Tell us your worst bad date story on the Badonlinedates.com Facebook fan page wall to win a signed copy of Don’t Use My Sweater Like a Towel. Contest runs from now September 1st, 2010 through November 1st, 2010.

23 Feb 10

Room #104 and Neighbor Damon – Part 7

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Room #104 and Neighbor Damon – Part 7 His persistence makes me uncomfortable, but no matter how curt or distant I am, he never goes away. In a strange twist of fate, as I was writing his part of the book, I saw him standing in front of the gym I go to. He had [...]

8 Feb 10

Room #104 and Neighbor Damon – Part 6

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Room #104 and Neighbor Damon – Part 6 Just because a man buys you drinks does that entitle him to more? August and September One evening a few weeks later, I met a friend for dinner in Hollywood, and it just so happened that Damon’s company was having an event at a nearby club. He [...]

2 Feb 10

Badonlinedates.com Relaunches: 2-1-10

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BADONLINEDATES.COM EXPANDS THE ONLINE AND SOCIAL DATING EXPERIENCE Bad Date TV Webisodes, an Organic Supportive Community, User Generated Content, iPhone App, and Human Connections Turns Bad Dates into Good Dates. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ — Ever had a bad date? You’re not alone. Incalculable amounts of people find themselves disappointed by their dating experiences [...]

31 Jan 10

Room #104 and Neighbor Damon – Part 5

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Room #104 and Neighbor Damon – Part 5 Just because a man buys you drinks does that entitle him to more? August and September In a split second, his hand was up my tight, black Dolce and Gabbana dress right there on the Ritz-Carlton couch. He leaned in and whispered in my ear all the [...]

24 Jan 10

Room #104 and Neighbor Damon – Part 4

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Just because a man buys you drinks does that entitle him to more? August and September I was still not able to remember his name when we said goodbye, but I didn’t care any more. He was a liar, and not someone I would want in my world. I only saw him one more time [...]

About Jennifer Kelton

I did not wake up one morning and say “hey I think I’d like a man use my sweater like a towel, write a candid dating book, become a dating expert, the CEO and founder of a social dating site and have three blogs.”

All of this has happened in a slow burn and here I am. The good, the bad, the mistakes, way too many tears shed to count, lots of wine and oh my goodness a huge learning curve that leaves me much of the time saying, “I’m sorry but this is all new to me.”
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