F*ck Emotional Labor In Dating
I Got A Tinder Profile Makeover From A Professional Dating Coach
Put down the selfie stick.
I’m Fat, But I Still Believe in Playing Hard to Get
It isn’t just about wanting to be chased. It’s knowing that, despite my weight, I am still worthy of being chased.
What My Parents’ Reversed Roles Taught Me About Relationships
All of us can wear the pants.
What It’s Like Using Tinder When You’re Queer And Highly Religious
I’m attending seminary and am on a dating app.
Why Casual Dating Isn’t For Me
Yes, I Want You To Notice I’m Fat Before Liking Me On Tinder
I’m cute and curvy.
What We’re Misunderstanding About Love — And How To Do It Right
I had a lot to learn.
How To Date A Bi Guy
Don’t let your insecurities get the best of you.
Why I Meet My Matches ASAP
The real magic happens in real life.
7 Relationship Rules That Poly People Live By
Because I don’t try anything without researching it first.
Here’s How To Tell If Your Profile Pics Are Too Thirsty
Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the thirstiest of them all?
Is There Something Wrong With Keeping Someone On The Back Burner?
Why Fireworks On A First Date Aren’t Always A Good Thing
Without sparks flying, you get to see the person before you.
Why You Should Reconsider Dating Short Dudes
Your short king could be just a swipe away.
Writing A Book About Dating Apps Made Me Fall In Like With Dating Again
Maybe even with first dates.
How Denying My Bisexuality Ended In A Lost Love
I kept telling myself that our relationship was platonic.
Less Study, More Abroad: A Week On Tinder In Madrid
The weather was hot, but the boys were hotter.
5 Asexual People Talk The Ins And Outs Of Asexuality
"Accept yourself, because you were born this way."
How to Date A Gender Nonconforming Person
And date as a gender nonconforming person, too.
Why You Should Never Try To Win Someone Back
I learned the hard way.
How I’m Finally Becoming Comfortable With My Discomfort In My Bi Identity
Figuring yourself out is complicated.
Tinder Travels: A Week Of Summer Abroad In Belgium
I indulged in beer, chocolate, and boys.
5 Types Of White Men I Refuse To Date
I’m glad you like my curls, but let’s please talk about something else.
The Trick That Makes Every First Date Better
It’s time to get personal.
Tinder Travels: What It’s Like Dating In Barcelona
It’s a hub for people from all over the world.
It’s OK To Date Me For My Looks
If you’re not, I question your taste.
I Waited for My Girlfriend to Break Up With Me. Big Mistake.
I’m Bi And I Use Tinder Differently With Men Than Women
More connections happen when you’re not limited to heteronormative dating scripts.
I Hooked Up With Men For Five Years Before I Understood I Was Bi
You might not have that big “aha” moment.
I’m Fat, Proud, And Thriving On Tinder
Everybody’s ready for this jelly.
Consider This A Formal Request To Stay Out Of My Dating Life
Thanks for your cooperation.
4 Lessons I Learned My First Year Of Being Single
It’s a journey, not a destination.
An Open Letter To Straight Men: My Bisexuality Is NOT A Fetish
I like girls, too. No, I don’t want to have a threesome.
What It’s Like To Date As A Demisexual
I can’t sleep with you if I don’t feel for you.
I’m Poly And Here’s How I Use Tinder Responsibly
With great love comes great emotional labor.
What One Year Of Text Messages With My S.O. Reveals About Our Relationship
A deep data dive suggests some unexpected patterns.
Putting “Bisexual” On My Dating Profile Changed Everything
When it comes to matches, quality far outweighs quantity.
Extracurricular Activities: An American University Freshman’s Week On Tinder
Dating is as messy as the political arena.
How I Finally Stopped Looking For A ‘Perfect’ Relationship
What I thought was love was really just the beginning.
My High School Purity Pact Messed Me Up — And That’s How I Know Virginity Is A Scam
We deserve better.
Attention Modern Witches Of Tinder: We Gotcha
Dating while celebrating ritual is a beautiful thing.
Why I Stopped Dating These 5 Types Of “Feminist” Men
Allow me to womansplain the mansplainer.
Extracurricular Activities: A DePaul Sophomore’s Week On Tinder
Trading in dudes in fraternity letters for men in suits.
I Let My Three Roommates Pick My Tinder Dates — And None Of Them Went As Expected
Is it opposites month?
Health & Wellness
We Both Have Mental Illness: Do We Get Each Other Or Are We Doomed for Disaster?
It’s not quite that simple.
There’s a Difference Between Casual Dating And Not Giving A F*ck
Fuckboys around the world, listen up.
Singles Are Being Discriminated Against And It’s Not Okay
Enough with the bias already.
Introducing My White Boyfriend To My Asian Parents Changed My Outlook On Love And Expectations
But I was terrified.
I Used Tinder In Santiago And Ended Up On A Date With A Former Priest In Training
A priest and a sex writer walk into a bar. Stop me if you’ve heard this one before.
ICYMI, This Is Why I Don’t Want To Be Your Girlfriend
It’s not you, it’s… wait, actually it’s you.
How A Series Of Toxic Relationships Made Me Realize I Was The Toxic One (Kind Of)
Sometimes you need to hold up the mirror.
Can A Relationship Succeed When One Person Isn’t Out?
I lived a double life.
Why I’m Never Going Back To Not Making The First Move
It’s time for some empowerment.
The Unlikely Relationship That Started With A Tinder Date
We aren’t a couple.
Extracurricular Activities: A Junior At USC’s First Week On Tinder
I’m no longer afraid of missing a sweaty frat party.
A Proper Foursome: Teddy, Blankey, My Date, And Me
It’s a setup no one asked for.
Extracurricular Activities: A UC Berkeley Junior’s Week On Tinder
If you want to impress a girl, take her out for sushi.
I’ve Got News For You: Your Crush Is Attainable
It’s time to be bold.
I Went On Three First Dates In A Day And Here’s What I Learned
I continue to reap the benefits.
Tinder Diaries: A Single Guy Invests Recklessly In Almost Everyone
Everyone is different, and that is why dating is hard.
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?
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.