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Matt Dandelion

Healing from Difficult Breakups

My latest essay describes simple ways to activate your parasympathetic nervous system to support the process of healing from a breakup: “Studies of fMRI scans show that breakups affect the same areas of the brain associated with drug addiction and withdrawal. The process of ending our intimate connections with loved ones can take a profound physiological toll; no wonder it is …

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Amazon’s Impact on Seattle Dating Resonated Widely

I had no idea that GeekWire’s coverage of You’ve Got Male: Amazon’s Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene would result in such widespread coverage as well as a viral spinoff. The gender ratio in Seattle and the failure of our local tech companies to hire women definitely touched a nerve, here and around the web. While I support Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ vision of an urban …

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The Controversy Over My Cutoff Essay

I’ve posted a brief response to the controversy over Shining Light On Cutoff Culture.

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You’ve got Male: Amazon’s Growth Impacting Seattle Dating Scene

Share Your Story: Do you have a story to share about what it’s like dating in Seattle? I’d like to hear from you (men and women). I may write an update to this piece soon and I’d like to include stories from others. Email me. Update: I’ve posted a summary of the media coverage from this post. The gender imbalance in San Francisco …

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Matisse

Breakups and Cutoff Culture

Cutting off  exes not only hurts our former partners but limits our own growth as well. Most of us don’t blink when a friend says they’ve cut off an ex. But if you’ve ever been cut off by someone you care deeply for, then you know how distinctly painful an experience it can be. While it may be socially acceptable …

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Matisse

Shining Light on Cutoff Culture

Most of us don’t blink when a friend says they’ve cut off an ex. But if you’ve ever been cut off by someone you care deeply for, then you know how distinctly painful an experience it can be. While it may be socially acceptable to cut off communication with our exes, we’re not always cognizant of the impacts on ourselves …

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