About Meredith Fineman

Meredith Fineman was born and raised in Washington, DC. She attended the University of Pennsylvania where she majored in Communications, with a minor in Spanish, Jewish Geography, and BBMing. She spent the past year living and working in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She is now back in the Northern Hemisphere and makes fun of her dating misadventures and her self-indulgence on her blog, Fifty First (J)Dates: WWW.TheFFJD.com Justin Bieber says follow her on Twitter @TheFFJD and be a fan on Facebook. He is also her (g)oyfriend.

FFJD: Five Latkes Of Wisdom

FFJD: Five Latkes Of Wisdom
By December 2, 2010

From strip dreidel to Hanukkah dates. we give you five ways to make the festival better. Read More

FFJD: Cheating Cheats And The Women Who Dump Them

FFJD: Cheating Cheats And The Women Who Dump Them
By November 29, 2010

FIfty First (J) Dates talks about 21st century cyber cheats. Read More

FFJD: Great Expectations

FFJD: Great Expectations
By November 26, 2010

Dating social minefields and cutting the crap. Read More

FFJD: 21st Century Yentas

FFJD: 21st Century Yentas
By November 22, 2010

A handy guide to being set up as well as setting up in the 21st century. Read More

FFJD: How To Appropriately Ask For A Date

FFJD: How To Appropriately Ask For A Date
By November 18, 2010

There seems to be serious contusion about this for some dudes. I know that we’re all on a million dating sites like Match, JDate, etc. — reducing what would be in-person interactions to text and email. However, there remains certain etiquette to asking someone out, even if you did meet them online. Read More

FFJD: Friends…With Benefits? (And Maybe Dental Coverage Too…)

FFJD: Friends…With Benefits? (And Maybe Dental Coverage Too…)
By November 15, 2010

This FFJD post is brought to you by a bus trip from Philadelphia, two bad movie trailers with Natalie Portman, and BBMS Read More

FFJD: Five Reasons Internet Dating Isn’t So Bad

FFJD: Five Reasons Internet Dating Isn’t So Bad
By November 11, 2010

I know, this article is going to be a bit biased because hey, I’m that girl who went on a thousand dates (and counting!) and tried all of JDate for everyone to see. However, throughout my saga, “Experiments in Shorter Men … Read More

FFJD: Hooking Up With The Family Friend

FFJD: Hooking Up With The Family Friend
By November 8, 2010

I can’t even really begin to summarize this story, but I will say this – this could happen to you, FFJD reader, but you really can’t make this drek up. My family friend sent me a Facebook message at the … Read More