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All posts by Christopher Reid

About Christopher Reid

Chris was born in Washington, D.C. and lives in Britain. He works as a blogger, essayist, and novelist. His first book, Tea with Maureen, has just been published.
  • Is there a pickup line that works to get a woman interested?

    Is there a pickup line that works to get a woman interested? A pickup line is guaranteed to work in only once circumstance: if a woman is already interested in you, or is at least attracted to...

    • Posted September 21, 2017
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  • How Do You Break Up With A Girl Without Hurting Her Feelings?

    Reducing The Risk Of An Extreme Response The simple answer to the title question is that you cannot do so. There will always be tears—either publically or privately—consternation, sadness, anger, and, in some instances, a desire for...

    • Posted September 15, 2017
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  • What Are The Signs A Girl Is Attracted To You?

    5 Clues That She’s Into You First a distinction must be made. There is a difference between attraction and interest. A lot of guys make the mistake of believing that because a girl is attracted to them...

    • Posted September 13, 2017
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  • Does Your College Major Still Matter?

    Forty years ago it was expected that a chemistry major would work in an industrial firm after graduating or, if he was pre-med, go on to medical school. Most graduates in the humanities and social sciences became...

    • Posted September 8, 2017
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  • 3 Life Lessons From James “Ghost” St. Patrick

    The hit crime drama Power features one of the most enigmatic characters in all the programs that have appeared in the genre over the last ten years. The main protagonist is James “Ghost” St. Patrick played by...

    • Posted September 7, 2017
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  • Is Politics Ruining Your Friendships?

    I have written on this subject a couple of times before. I was rather abstract and non-committal in those earlier pieces. I explored hypotheticals and explained how you might keep your friendships intact despite political differences. But...

    • Posted September 1, 2017
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    The Death Of Long Distance Relationships

    It is not possible to control the circumstances under which you meet the woman of your dreams. She may be all that you have ever wanted. The looks, the brains, the body, the sense of humor, the...

    • Posted August 25, 2017
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  • Why You Don’t Have A Type

    Blondes, brunettes, and gingers; long hair and no hair; flat chested and big bosomed; tall and short; petite, athletic, voluptuous; the punk girl, the book worm, the ambitious professional, the stoner, the drinker, the slacker, the nerd;...

    • Posted August 24, 2017
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  • Should You Get Involved?

    I do not usually dwell on the same subject in both the weekly columns I write for this magazine. But recent events have compelled me to make an exception. The Nazis behind the protest in Virginia last...

    • Posted August 18, 2017
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  • Understanding Charlottesville

    The events of the last 5 days have been some of the most extraordinary in recent times. It all started Saturday. American Nazis gathered in Charlottesville, Virginia to protest the decision taken by the city to remove...

    • Posted August 17, 2017
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  • Do You Underestimate Yourself?

    Conventional thinking would have us believe that the problem suggested by the title does not exist. If anything, there seems to be a superabundance of people overestimating themselves. From Trump on down, we live in an age...

    • Posted August 11, 2017
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