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Let’s have some fun! Dating is hard, especially when you throw ambiguous texts into the mix. I was on the radio the other day and the host said she was asked out over Words with Friends and had no idea what to say. So funny! Another girl told me she tried to text her friend […]

That time The Deans were on TV

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Most of the time being a writer is not the least bit glamorous. But on occasion you get to buy fancy clothes and put on bright red lipstick and hop on a plane to New York. I tell you, it is the absolute strangest feeling to see yourself on TV. It’s similar to hearing your […]

Real Men Don’t Text Book Club

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I’ve received several emails from people saying how great Real Men Don’t Text is to talk through as a group. One group even invited me to join them for their last study. How fun! If you are in a book club, at a college, in a Bible study, a youth leader, a mom in a […]

Are You Wearing Text Goggles?


As a millennial, I understand the appeal of the text message. It’s easy, convenient, non-threatening, and can be ignored. I have texted guys to suggest a hang out when I hadn’t heard from them in a while; I have received tweets, texts, and emails from men for last-minute ‘dates’ that never seemed to work out […]

Ambiguous Texts Don’t Have to Define Your Love Life


Today’s post is from Michael Dean. For more on this topic, read Real Men Don’t Text. A USA Today study recently revealed how texting has quite literally blown up the dating culture. About a third of singles think it’s “less intimidating” to ask someone out over text, 78% of singles expect to text back and forth […]

Real Men Don’t Text on Channel 5

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NewsChannel5.com | Nashville News, Weather Michael and I were on talk of the town today and I just had to share the video clip with you. I (unfortunately) prepared for this interview, in the way, I go about most of my life. I forgot about it until the day before, panicked when I realized I […]

You are Worth Loving

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Your friends are probably like mine in that they combat rejection with sayings like “You deserve better”; “You’re too good for him!”; “He’s crazy not to like ­you”—​­right? But rejection often makes us feel the ­opposite—​­like we are unworthy of love and will never be good enough for a man. Because if you have never […]

Your Love Isn’t Changing Him | Excerpt from Real Men Don’t Text

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In high school, I went to a party, and the guys standing outside made us spin around to make sure we “qualified” to come in. Was being “hot” enough to get into a party what it felt like to be loved? Was the guy who showered me with attention all night and asked me to […]

He’s Not Intimidated | Excerpt from Real Men Don’t Text

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Michael speaks some great truth here to us women who love to make excuses for the men in our lives. It’s easier to make excuses than to admit that he just doesn’t like you, isn’t it? Ladies, men are simple, but you have spent centuries trying to understand ­us—​­when our intentions are generally clear. You […]

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