Love and Marriage

Dating Mistakes to Avoid

Jennifer Brian – Guest Blogger We have all been there. We think the date went great and then we never hear from the other person again.  We wonder what went wrong?  What did I do?  Am I going to be single forever? I have been there too and it took many years for me to […]

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9.5 People You Will Meet on Tinder

By Elizabeth Welsh             Ladies of Sacramento, I catfished Tinder for my art, my personal growth, and for your entertainment.  After extensive research of the Sacramento and Los Angeles scenes, I present to you the 9.5 people you will meet on Tinder. *Disclaimer: I have included photos taken from Los […]

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How to Get the Love you Deserve

By Traci Hines Five Steps to Get the Love You Deserve and Desire First Step: Commit. Commitment to the process. Commitment to the change. A decision is made. You say things like “I am ready now!” Even if you don’t exactly believe it, just declaring it, telling people, writing it down, strengthens it. You aren’t […]

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Getting divorced: It gets better

By Elizabeth Welsh My husband and I were together for 11 years, and married for 5½. We have two kids. Until we separated earlier this year, I had never been to a bar as a single woman. I had never been asked on a date. I’m 30 years old, and this is the second apartment […]

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The Perfect First Date to Match Your Personality

By Danielle Ball I have a confession to make: I think I’ve met “the one.” A couple years ago, after some weird encounters with men who were not quite right for me, I elected to go on a dating hiatus. I swore off dating and date-like activities for several months. Although I didn’t experience any […]

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The (ELEVEN!) Horrible Men You (May) Meet in Sacramento Bars

By Rachel Smith (with some help from Laura Braden, Julia Tanghetti and Jamie Romas) (Originally published as “Ten Horrible Men”: November 5, 2012)  (Updated: May 29, 2014) From the Author(s): We totally forgot one. Silly us! 11. The Dude Who Got Pissed After Reading This Article (Bonus) Ok, so you didn’t meet him in a bar, but […]

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The Ten Horrible Women You (May) Meet in Sacramento Bars

(Originally published: 5/23/13) By our favorite #7′s and #10′s (with some help from Laura Braden, Jamie Romas, Rachel Smith and Julia Tanghetti) EDITOR’s NOTE (5/23/13) After our “Ten Horrible Men You (May) Meet in Sacramento Bars” went viral (over 2,300 views the first day), we realized that we were onto something. We received dozens of texts, calls, emails […]

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GOTG Wedding Wednesday: “Always a Bridesmaid (11 times)”

By Michelle Kennedy I’ll never forget my first time. I wore this drapey cream-colored promish dress. I think it involved a sash. At 21, I celebrated with the bride and other maids at some karaoke bar for the Bachelorette party. I gave the obligatory botched wine-soaked, half-crying speech at the rehearsal dinner. Headache pounding, I […]

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It’s a bird, It’s a plane, It’s…another disappointment

By Rachel Smith, Co-Editor April 8, 2014 In what is sure to go down as my saddest act of desperation to date, I, Rachel Smith, just googled “how to meet single, normal men who actually call when they say they will.” Needless to say, the number of available men who show interest in me has […]

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The Too-Fast, Too-Soon Flytrap

By Michelle Kennedy Cross-posted from the Huffington Post (our girl is a BALLER!) – check out the original article here. A friend of mine fell in love. She declared it to the world through numerous romantic quotes and pictures she posted of her new boyfriend on Facebook. Their selfies show a couple beaming on day […]

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#SMEBB 2014 Nominees

Pictures from the 3/25 mixer can be found here. Background and party pictures from past #SMEBBs can be found here. Support our #SMEBB Alumni Walk a Mile team here. Celebrate the nominees as we announce the winners at our #SMEBB finale party on Thursday, April 3 at the Mix (15th and L). …Aaaaaaand contribute to our party […]

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#SMEBB + WAM = WEAVE Love

By now you’ve heard that GOTG and PWeekly have launched the 5th annual Sacramento Most Eligible Bachelor and Bachelorette (#SMEBB) contest. What you might have missed is that we’re partnering (5th year in a row!) with WEAVE (Facebook,Twitter), which is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento […]

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Love Sucks

By Anonymous You wouldn’t wish it on your worst enemy. So when it happens to a close friend (or in your own relationship), it is difficult to know how to navigate through the wreckage: Affairs. Divorce. Heartbreak. Breakups. As I look back on my own experience with this, I have to say it really took […]

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5th Annual Sacramento’s Most Eligible Bachelor and Bachelorette Contest

By Laura Braden and Patrick Harbison Oh hey y’all – we’re finally getting our act together to organize the 5th Annual Sacramento’s Most Eligible Bachelor and Bachelorette contest! …Or as it’s affectionately known: SMEBB (#WorstAcronymEver). Last year we had over 60 nominations, 15 guys /15 ladies as finalists and six winners (2nd runner-up, 1st runner-up […]

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Sacramento Wins Over the Bachelor … Maybe?

By  the Editors Tonight is the season premiere of ABC’s long running likely the world’s most unsuccessful match making TV show: The Bachelor. This season many of us will tune in to watch one of our own: that’s right, a living breathing Girl On The Grid will compete with 26 other girls to win the […]

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Up in Smoke, Wedding Edition

By Kelly Conroy When you start planning your wedding for August in the Sacramento region, there are many things to consider. Things like: people will be transitioning back into the school year, your guests may have already used all of their annually accrued vacation time, the bugs will be out in full force. And of […]

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