Writer, author, and essayist based in Los Angeles. www.reidunsaxerud.com

Wasn’t dating already enough of a challenge?

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What even is the dating scene right now?


…and what I plan to do about it

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Woman in Blue Floral Top Sitting While Using Laptop
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  • Write every day
  • Don’t write every day
  • Submit only to big publications
  • Don’t submit to publications
  • Follow 150 people every day
  • Don’t follow anyone but interact with everyone
  • Post only on Medium
  • Cross-post with multiple platforms and not just on Medium


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Copper-colored coin lot by Pixabay

“A deposit of $2,032.00 has been made to your EDD Debit Card.”


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Washington Monument in silhouette by Pixabay


The key is “affirmation,” not “words.”

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Crop of woman in bed with coffee writing in a notebook
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Morey’s Piers in 2011

The best job… ever!


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From hockey rinks to the Heimlich maneuver


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Our writing is not a window into our soul

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