We've put together our best advice and stories on dating rules that you should and shouldn't follow, from when to text to when to have sex.
8 Behaviors Never To Tolerate From Someone You’re Dating
Ghosting vs The Slow Fade: Which Is Worse?
To ghost or not to ghost, that is the question.
7 New Relationship Tips You Should Throw Out The Window
I will text anytime I want, thank you very much.
These Weren’t Always Deal Breakers, But They Are Now
Time’s up, close talkers.
19 Reasons Not To Be Jealous Of People Quarantined With Their S.O.s
9 Misleading Things To Stop Saying On Dates
Say what you mean or nothing at all.
How To Reject Someone And Protect Yourself In The Process
Doing the breaking up is hard, too.
9 Women Define What ‘Dating’ Means To Them
There’s no universal definition.
How To Differentiate Between Dating Anxiety And Intuition
The two can sound shockingly similar.
In Defense Of Sex On The First Date
Because knowledge is power.
4 Tinder Messages That Are Huge Turnoffs
How You’re Sabotaging Your Friends’ Dating Lives
Pucker Up: An Examination Of The First-Date Kiss
It can tell you more than any surface level conversation ever could.
The 5 Commandments Of Being A Christian On Tinder
Thou shalt not tell grandma.
These Are The Only Dating Trends We’re Taking Into 2020
If you wait 24 hours to text back, please lose my number.
If Ghosting Is Mutual, Does It Make It OK?
Two wrongs might make a right.
The Right Way To Talk About Your Ex On A First Date
Aka, how to open up the ex files.
Itching To Ghost? Think About These 23 Things Instead
This will bring you right back to life.
How to Master The Art Of Compromise In Your Relationship
Every disagreement doesn’t need to be a fight.
8 Controversial Things To Consider Leaving Off Your Tinder Profile
Some things are better left unsaid.
How To Regain Trust With Your S.O. After It’s Been Breached
You can save and even strengthen your connection.
5 Relationship Green Lights You Should Be Looking For
We’re so busy avoiding the bad that sometimes we forget to seek out the good.
6 Things You Don’t Realize Are Coming Off As Sexist
It’s all about R-E-S-P-E-C-T.
Why Aren’t More Women Asking Guys Out?
Survey says, men like assertive women. So what’s going on?
7 Relationship Rules That Poly People Live By
Because I don’t try anything without researching it first.
5 Surefire Ways to Impress Your Date
If you want to be interesting, get interested.
This Is Why You Didn’t Get The Second Date
For the times when it’s not them, it’s you.
5 Impossible Standards You Shouldn’t Have To Live Up To
6 Dating Rules That No One Should Follow
The 5 Rules Of Casual Dating
Do it the ethical way.
How And When To Bring Up 5 Common Dating Deal Breakers
Know your deal breakers before they turn into heartbreakers.
How Sorority Rush Taught Me To Date In The Real World
I learned the ABCs (alpha beta gammas) of first-date small talk and self-representation.
The Surefire Sign She Likes You
Read this before making your next move.
Why Are We So Scared To Label Something As Dating?
Call it what it is.
There’s a Difference Between Casual Dating And Not Giving A F*ck
Fuckboys around the world, listen up.
Curving vs. Ghosting: Which Is The Lesser Of Two Evils?
The great question of our time.
I’ve Got News For You: Your Crush Is Attainable
It’s time to be bold.
4 Ways NOT To Talk About Your Ex On A First Date
So weird how they were all “crazy!”
Why You Should Marie Kondo Before Your Next Netflix and Chill Night
You don’t want to be so preoccupied with the state of your sheets that you neglect the person between them.
A Straight Guy’s Guide To Dating Queer Women
It’s time to educate yourself.
No First Date Should Last Longer Than An Hour
Keep it short and sweet — then schedule a second date.
The Rules Of Dating When You Live With Roommates
First one home gets the living room.
8 Things To Know Before Entering A Consensual Nonmonogamous Relationship
With lots of communication, it can be a viable relationship model.
Why The Idea Women Shouldn’t Date Younger Guys Is Bullshit
It’s 2019. Can we get past this already?
What’s It’s Like When You And Your Friends Have Dated The Same Person
Things can get messy, to say the least.
Food & Drink
No Apologies: Everything I Ate On A First Date Last Year
Don't be afraid to dig in.
I Brought Up My Exes And Other ‘Taboo’ Topics On My First Dates
Is honesty really the best policy?
Dear Cis Hetero Men: Here Are 7 Ways To Be A More Respectful Date
Please read this before your next date. Love, women and female-identifying human beings everywhere.
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.
Why I’m A Hard No On Following People I’m Dating
Let’s keep our worlds separate for now, shall we?
What It’s Like Dating When You’re Living — Yes, Living — With Your Ex
Nothing makes it easy, per se.
JVN And Antoni React To Tinder Tips From The Internet
Out with the old and in with the new.
I Confessed To Being A Cyber Stalker On The First Date
I’m a journalist, so I like to verify someone is who they say they are.
8 First Date Rules That Have No Place In My Single Life — Or Yours
Peace out, dinosaurs.