Regis Gaughan, III

Posts Categorized: Personal

The Digital Dater

I’m a “catch” by most anyone’s standards: polite, handsome, confident and well-off. I’m also single. Now don’t get it wrong, I’ve be out there dating… a lot. Statistically there should have been a handful of relationships that moved into a “serious” status but here I am; single. And I’m not alone either: OkCupid, Plenty of Fish, Match, eHarmony… there’s literally millions of successful and attractive people trying to find that special someone. So, why are we all still single?

I’ll tell you why: You and I, we suffer from Digital Dating Attention Deficit Disorder. Continue reading

We are strong

The world can be a violent place. Everyday there’s more and more footage of panic and sadness in the streets flooding our TVs, laptops and phones. More often than not that panic is somewhere unrecognizable to me; the sadness of the people is not familiar. On April 15th, 2013 that changed. The blood on the sidewalk was pooling where I was standing just days before; the ash covering the skyline I can see every morning; the reality of the panic in the faces echoing within me. Continue reading