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Julia Allison is a journalist, entrepreneur, public speaker, relationship expert, columnist for ELLE.com, star of BRAVO's "Miss Advised," Georgetown graduate & former WIRED cover girl. She's made hundreds of appearances on NBC, CBS, ABC, Fox, CNN, MSNBC, VH1 & MTV, written for Newsweek, The Chicago Tribune, Cosmopolitan, New York magazine, Time Out New York and The New York Post & spoken at MIT, Wharton, Harvard on new media, personal branding, marketing & entrepreneurship.

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IT’S MY BIRTHDAY AND I’LL DATE WHO I WANT TO



IT’S MY BIRTHDAY AND I’LL DATE WHO I WANT TO
THE HOYA
SEX ON THE HILLTOP
FEBRUARY 28, 2003

BY JULIA ALLISON 

Today marks the 21st anniversary of my birth. And you know what that means??

According to the “Rule of 1/2 Your Age Plus 7” I can (and should) officially be dating 30 year olds.

That’s right — take the male’s age, divide it by two, then add seven. The result is a numeral just the right number of years younger than said gentlemen.

Oh, please. Don’t act like you’ve never heard of this rule — it’s old school!

Based [read more...]

I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU … OR NOT



I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU … OR NOT
THE HOYA
SEX ON THE HILLTOP
FEBRUARY 21, 2003

BY JULIA ALLISON

Sometimes, even for talented sex columnists, it’s hard to accurately present both sides of a controversial issue. But I wasn’t on the high school debate team for nothing (other than the dubious benefits of dating argumentative nerds). So, in the interest of objectivity, this week’s column will be argued Philodemic style …

“Resolved: It’s possible to have an active dating life without getting hurt.”

Let the debate begin!
Affirmative:  Looking for love may be like playing with fire, but it doesn’t mean you [read more...]

WORLDS COLLIDE: THE HOYA HOOKS UP DATING PRO WITH INEXPERIENCED AMATEUR



WORLDS COLLIDE: THE HOYA HOOKS UP DATING PRO WITH INEXPERIENCED AMATEUR
THE HOYA
SEX ON THE HILLTOP
FEBRUARY 14, 2003

BY JULIA ALLISON

Poor little Tom. He had no idea what he was getting himself into when he agreed to be part of my Valentine’s Day love experiment.

What better way for THE HOYA to celebrate V-Day than by setting up two of its columnists on a first date and having each of them write about it? You know, a he says / she says sort of thing! “Blind Date” without the cameras! “Shipmates” without the boat! “Joe Millionaire” without the [read more...]