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.
Extracurricular Activities: A Junior At USC’s First Week On Tinder
I’m no longer afraid of missing a sweaty frat party.
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?
I Dated My Next Door Neighbor And Here’s What I Learned
Dating my neighbor was like eating at a fast-food restaurant. Everything was quick and convenient.