A Foolproof Guide To Living Your Best Single Life
We’re all in this alone... together.
The $wipe: What A 25-Year-Old Single Woman In Savannah Spends On Dating
Two guys, three dates, and one home improvement project.
Extracurricular Activities: A Study Abroad Student Tries Tinder In London
Finding love is harder than navigating the Tube.
The $wipe: What A 31-Year-Old Single In Portland, Oregon Spends On Dating
Am I possibly falling for the first guy I’ve gone out with since my breakup?
How I Quell Every One Of My First-Date Nerves
Boogers are not welcome.
Swipe Advice: I Asked 10 Tinder Matches for Their Best Opening Line
I Did Sex Meditation And, Yes, It Changed My Sex Life
Slowing things down really paid off.
Don’t Ask Me For A Threesome To Make Your Boyfriend Happy
I’m not here to validate your role as the Cool Girlfriend™.
Bi Girls Don’t Have To Pick A Side — But It’s Okay If They Do
Plus, it would be better if there were no sides at all.
20 Lessons From My First 20 Tinder Dates
I expected to find love, not myself.
The Case For Letting The Stars Determine Who I Date
From now on, I’m relying on astrology to guide me.
Dating As a Black Woman Means Dealing With Colorism
But I refuse to settle.
Tinder Diaries: Is There Karma On This Thing?
I’m a little worried my bad behavior will come back to haunt me.
I Owe The Date I Bailed On An Apology So I Wrote Him This Open Letter
You did nothing wrong until I handled things poorly.
What It’s Like To Date While Grieving
Spoiler alert: It’s f*cking hard.
Tinder Diaries: A Reluctant Dater Gets Back In The Game
For once, I’m prioritizing my love life.
Where Are All The Queer Women In My Hometown?
Trying to find a date in rural Oklahoma is like searching for an invisible woman.
Don’t Take Me To These Places On A First Date. Please And Thank You.
You’ve been warned.
To My Missed Connection: I Met You At A Queer Brooklyn Party And Hope You Read This Open Letter
When I got home that at 4 a.m. that night, your lipstick was still on my face.
A Letter To The White Men I Date — Past, Present, And Future
Your commentary and assumptions about my culture are unnecessary and unappreciated.
I Went Out Partying On Valentine’s Day And Found Love In New Places
What are friends for?
This Is What It’s Like Dating In Spain
It’s not all sunshine and sangría.
I Went On A Date On Valentine’s Day And It Made Me Happy To Be Single
My apologies to Hallmark’s favorite holiday.
Why PDA Means So Much To Me As A Queer Woman
Visibility is a privilege.
Tinder Diaries: Can A Cynic Find Love On The Internet?
Classic. Modern. Heartache.
To The Tinder Date I Ghosted, I’m Sorry
We never should have gone on a second date.
Tinder Diaries: My Mutual Connections Are Sabotaging My Love Life
Is there such thing as a perfect stranger anymore?
Confronting The Angry Black Woman Stereotype While Dating
It can’t last much longer.
This Is What It’s Like To Date In Thailand
Let me tell you, it’s not easy.
In Defense Of Sex On The First Date
Because knowledge is power.
How I Used Tinder To Help Ease My Social Anxiety
RIP lonely Friday nights.
Why I Serially Befriend My Exes
Loving someone shouldn’t end, it should evolve.
I’m Not “Gay Enough” For The Lesbians, So Where Do I Fit?
It’s time for us to have a talk, ladies.
No First Date Should Last Longer Than An Hour
Keep it short and sweet — then schedule a second date.
I’m Gay And No, That Doesn’t Mean I’m Down For An Open Relationship
It took me a while to figure it out.
My Brief And Failed Attempt At Polyamory
Once a reluctant dater, always a reluctant dater.
I’m Dating A Friend’s Ex. Can I Still Call Myself A Feminist?
I always put women first — until I didn’t.
I Applied 5 Work Lessons To My Dating Life and Actually Got Results
“Ask for what you want,” has always been my guiding principle at the office. I finally became bold enough to see if it worked on dates.
What It’s Like Explaining Sexuality And The Gender Of My Partners To My Parents
I Did Long-Distance Too Soon And All I Got Was 10,000 JetBlue Points
At least my relationship with airfare is soaring.
True Story: I Hated My Boyfriend Before I Fell For Him
I thought he was a jerk the first time I met him. I was (mostly) wrong.
I Flew To Another Country For A First Date
I’m all about making my own fairytales.
What Happens When You Fall For Someone Who’s Monogamous
Will defining this relationship define me?
Health & Wellness
Acupuncture Cured My Broken Heart
Can tiny needles bring heartache relief?
Why I Always Talk About My Ex On First Dates
Honesty is the best policy, right?
Please Don’t Call It ‘Coming Out’
I wasn’t hiding anything.
I Went To A Psychic And An Astrologer About My Love Life. Oh, Wow.
My bias revealed my truth.
I Brought Up My Exes And Other ‘Taboo’ Topics On My First Dates
Is honesty really the best policy?
Is Your New Relationship Moving Too Fast?
I was deeply concerned that mine was.
How Internalized Biphobia Ruined My First Tinder Date
She deserved better.
Unconventional Encounters: I Spent Six Months Dating A Couple
What happens when being the third wheel is not enough.
The Truth About Dating Someone Who’s Sober When You’re Not
I certainly understood why a sober lifestyle worked well for him, but I wondered if it would work for us.
I’m An Asian Woman And I Refuse To Be Fetishized
It’s happened enough times that I know what to avoid in a partner.
Hear Me Out: I Ghost But I Have My Reasons
I am here to officially say, if you don’t want to talk to somebody, don’t.
My Year-Long Love With An Undocumented Immigrant
Dating someone undocumented taught me hard lessons about American life and love.
Health & Wellness
I Was My Partner’s Therapist And I Didn’t Know It
Part GF, part Psy.D.
Non-Monogamy Diaries: 6 Days, 5 Dates, And A Boyfriend In Another City
I feel like these dates are the equivalent of running the engine just to keep warm.
Why I’m A Hard No On Following People I’m Dating
Let’s keep our worlds separate for now, shall we?
How Staying at a Nude Swingers Resort Changed My View Of Sex and Relationships
Who knew spending a week naked, surrounded by strangers and sex, could feel so normal?
Why I’m Glad I Didn’t Have A Serious Relationship Until Age 27
I watched as my friends paired off with their respective partners, slowly turning into versions of themselves I didn’t recognize.
How Group Therapy Made Me A Dateable Human
Real intimacy comes with boundaries.
Saving Your Dates’ Numbers Is Overrated
If not adding a contact is wrong, I don’t want to be right.
We Talked To People With Unusual Fetishes And Kinks About Their Dating And Love Lives
How do you navigate the world of dating, relationships, and love while simultaneously fulfilling your desires?
I Want My Future Fiancé To Wear A Man-gagement Ring
Hear me out.
Style & Beauty
Why I’m Happy Dating With A Full Bush
My body, my choice.
The $wipe: What A 28-Year-Old Single in SF Spends On Dating
Does accepting another drink have to mean, “I’m into you?”
I Staged These Famous Meet-Cutes IRL To See If I Could Find Love
Spoiler alert: I could not.
The $wipe: What A 25-Year-Old Single in LA Spends on Dating
Two guys, three-ish dates.
Food & Drink
A Letter To People Who Share Meals On A First Date
I like my filet all to myself, TYVM.
The $wipe: What A 25-Year-Old Single in NYC Spends on Dating
Several kinds of hangovers ensue.
Please, For The Love of God, Don’t Take Classes With Your Boyfriend
I beg of you.
I Moved To LA For A Tinder Relationship That Lasted Two Weeks, But I Don’t Regret It — Here’s Why
It was over shortly after his dog chewed through my underwear.
3 LGBTQ Women Share What It’s Like To Come Out In Your Mid-20s And Later
Now they're comfortable in their sexual identity and navigating the dating world.
The First Trip With My Boyfriend Told Me Everything I Needed To Know About Our Relationship
Getting stuck on a bus for hours is a surefire way to test a new romance.
The Boy Who Taught Me That Bigotry Isn’t Always Forever
Nazi skins were not going to stand in the way of me and my first real boyfriend.
Almost Missed Connections: It Took Us 2 Months, A Trip Across The Atlantic, And A Subway Delay Before We Finally Met IRL
7:04 p.m.: My heart is jumping beneath my gigantic winter coat — how have I managed to mess this up again?
My Super Strict Dating Standards Were A Huge Mistake — Here’s Why You Should Stop Following Yours
My refusal to date younger guys almost made me miss out on my future husband.
Confessions Of An Introvert: How Meeting People Online Taught Me To Date IRL
Couldn’t I find one guy who was allergic to the same kind of fun that I was?