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

Taylor Bird8 hours ago
An Overactive Mind: Relationship Kryptonite
When a well educated professional who respects the women and men around him tries to form relationships, he limits himself to being analogous with the stereotypical “good guy.” When he puts himself ou...
Ramona Arrington9 hours ago
Why the Magical Woman With the Deepest Love Is All Alone...
Why is that magical woman with the deepest love always overlooked and all alone? She doesn’t have time to play games with your mind and heart. She will be straightforward concerning her desires. She w...
K Indigoa day ago
Date With a Closet Racist
I know what you're thinking: how is that even possible? How could you be so blind? Well let me tell you and your judgemental friends something. He was gorgeous, and yes, I allowed myself to overlook e...
Soul Mate
Ten years ago I found my soul mate. He was beautiful in every way imaginable. He was my best friend, my confidante, my lightning in a thunderstorm, my angel wings. He was the easiest person in the wor...
Hannah Marcum3 days ago
The Story of a Stupid Girl (Part Two)
"What would you like to watch?" Brody asks me. "Uhhh...." I think aloud. We're both sitting Indian-style on his bed in his small, two bedroom house. He hands me the Xbox remote, and I start scrolling ...
Stop Going on Dates
I think that we often look at people who have successful and steady relationships for guidance. Sure they have some merit, but at this day and age, I think it is mostly sheer luck. Let me tell you why...
To Rent or To Own
I’ve learned a lot over the past few years, you can’t just let people run in and out of your life. That’s letting them continuously take from you with nothing in return. Now as females when it comes t...
Stephanie L4 days ago
Untrue Love (Part Two)
I had left off with Mark, my ex-fiance and high school sweetheart. The story was rather morbid, possibly leading you, the reader, to believe that our relationship was all bad. It really wasn't. He had...
Things To Remember When Dating a Single Mom
As some of you may know from my previous post "Mom 2.0," I recently became the full time guardian for three of my grandchildren. I am a single, and now I am once again a mother. This can and has creat...
Dating a Hmong Boy
Many years ago, it was wrong to date or marry someone that isn't the same race as you. It was even considered illegal until 1967. The case that led interracial marriage to being legal was Loving vs. V...
My Odd Christmas
It's that time of year again. Christmas! This year will be a bit different than the past five years due to being newly single after going through the big D. Everyone knows divorce can be a liberating ...
Samantha Brett4 days ago
Modern Romance
Before the emergence of the internet, society was vastly different from the society we live in today. Without certain technologies, everyday tasks took time and energy. The goal and purpose of most te...
K S5 days ago
The Difference Between a Friendship and a Romantic Relationship
I don't get romance. Like, at all. The nebulous idea of romantic love is so often depicted as the ultimate end goal. How many movies are about getting a date or falling in love or getting married? But...
Olivia Cook5 days ago
The First Date With My First Boyfriend
I remember feeling like I couldn’t breathe as I pulled up to the house. White garage doors, big windows, and neutral tones decorated the exterior. His silver ‘95 Jeep Cherokee was parked in the drivew...
Tyra Holloway5 days ago
The Reoccurring Case of the Ex
My mama always told me to follow my first mind in all situations. Her claim was that the inner voice that I hear was my spirit letting me know what choice I should make. In most areas of my life I hav...
Nina Marie5 days ago
Crazy Mad Love
A day home alone finally allowed her time to reflect. She thought about everything. Everything near and far. Old memories, ones she’d let run through her mind a thousand times over and ones she hadn’t...
Lianne Cooper5 days ago
Death to Tinder
Can we just stop this nonsense now? I get it. It’s the 21st century, life is lived online. But why does it have to include our love lives? Surely we are better than all this. I am the kind of person w...