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All about dating. First dates, three years into a relationship, Tinder, and more.

Chelsey E21 hours ago
The Hiker
The bridge of death on the date from Hell...
Jayson Richa day ago
The World Changes
She looks into the mirror and frowns making a noticeable noise to match her face and mood about what she sees looking back at her from the reflection. Guy hears her from the couch as his video games f...
Jayson Richa day ago
Midnight World
Girl rolls over and while still in her sleep, absent of any thought and as natural as drawing her next breath, to reach for her soul mate seeking everything she could ever need to be complete all in s...
Is Your Relationship Too Slow?
When it comes to relationships, a lot of your success will be based on timing. After all, there's a reason why guys won't marry until they're "ready," and why relationship experts warn against getting...
Rachel Newcombe2 days ago
Did I Expect Too Little from My Relationships?
It was last night that I realized that I was subconsciously Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City. How did I realize this? By finally watching Sex and the City for the first time. Perhaps I shouldn't ...
Hannah Marcum3 days ago
The Story of a Stupid Girl (Part One)
Let me introduce myself; I am a 19 year old girl who is trying to get by in life and do it to the best of my ability. I have shoulder-length dark blonde hair, hazel eyes, and am a whopping 5 foot 1 in...
Things Women Are Expected to Justify in Relationships That Men Just Aren't
Even to this day, gender roles continue to play in relationships. These gender double standards literally haunt us and it's tough to shake off, especially when dating someone whose mindset is way off....
Claire Rowlands4 days ago
Traditionally Nontraditional
My life story is a wild ride and I'm sure I'll end up writing about more of it in the future, but right now, this is the story of me - circa 2017. Let's start at the beginning, I met my current partne...
Are You Forcing a Relationship?
"Relationships are like farts. If you have to force it, it's probably shit." If there's one thing I've been very guilty of, it's forcing a relationship. It's because the one thing I've wanted, more th...
Cheyenne Howell4 days ago
Let’s Talk About Boys
Boys are tricky; let’s just get that out of the way. As much as some say they don’t understand us, it’s vice versa. This story takes place back in high school. The good old days right? Not exactly. I’...
Signs Your Partner Will Cheat on You Again
Cheating is one of those things that shakes the foundations of a relationship down to its very core, and according to some statistics, as much as 27 percent of all divorces happen as a result of an af...
Jae Heide7 days ago
FWB
Dating has never been easy for any generation. There's been prearranged marriages that end up in tragic "Romeo and Juliet" type situations. There's been the chaperoned, "father approved" dates, so tha...
Kass 8 days ago
Our First Date
It all started with an app. Tinder actually, my roommate in university convinced me to make a profile. She, being the promiscuous type, was likely to find what she was looking for. Myself, not so much...
The One That Got Away
This is just based on my own experience, and I understand that my advice is not going to help EVERYONE, but it can help some, and that is all that I care about. We started off as friends and eventuall...
Amanda Karenina9 days ago
Love, Loathing, and Self-Flagellation
How do you love someone so much that it hurts? When does it stop being love, and transition into longing? How do you tell someone who loved you when you weren’t ready — that you hate the waiting knowi...
QM
Quinn Moran9 days ago
All It Takes
Early August 2016. The same day I lost faux-love, I found the real thing. I spent four years in a relationship with a guy I fell for my senior year. He taught me how to stand up to one of my fears, an...
Sarah Brown9 days ago
The Art of Long Distance
Growing up, I never really believed in true love. I always wanted to, I mean, what little girl doesn't want their knight in shining armor to save them from the grand evils of the world? But, it was ne...
JJ
JéNae Jordan10 days ago
Ex-Alt-Delete
Uncomfortable. Bold. Salty. These are three words to describe having sex with a person for the first time. You guys are finally alone, and although in your fantasy of this moment you had a lot to talk...