dating

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

Tami McDonalda day ago
Friends with Benefits Meaning
Have you ever given much thought to what exactly “friends with benefits” means? I’m sure we all get the general idea of what friends with benefits means, but there are so many points on the spectrum o...
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Mike Parsons3 days ago
Easy Tips to Set Up Your Dating Profile
Setting an online dating profile seems hard for a lot of people. After all, it requires a dose of honesty and opening up to other users you don’t know. However, it’s actually all about introducing you...
Taryn Thomas4 days ago
Your Man’s “Best Girl Friend”
Let me start off by saying that I do not believe that guys and girls can’t be friends. Some of my best friends are guys, and they can be great when it comes to navigating life and dating. That being s...
Chapter 3: Pushed into the Arms of Another
Michelle had finally opened her eyes, she finally saw Chase's worth, and was FINALLY ready to put in the work for their relationship, but she was one second too late, and time wasn't on her side... si...
Patricia Moceo10 days ago
5 Things You Should Know About Dating an Addict in Recovery
Dating can be very challenging, for anyone. Throughout my recovery, there have been times that I’ve been on a date, or in a serious relationship when I’ve had to inform the other person that I’m in re...
Ada Zuba12 days ago
How We Started
Now, dating is hard. No. It's difficult. You think you met a nice guy and then his idea of a good time is taking you out and drinking until you pass out so he can take advantage of your credit card or...
Raquel Z. Duarte12 days ago
23 Things You Need to Know About Dating a Girl Who Writes
We do need our space. This does not mean we don't want your presence, though. Sometimes, we will have to focus on writing and reading, and we can't only put half-effort into that. But we most definite...
Alissandru Lopez12 days ago
First Date Red Flags
Do you ever notice when someone asks us to describe ourselves, we are quick to mention every single one of our flaws. What makes me cringe? "Tell me about yourself." At 16, I'd say: I hate my body. My...
Camilla Rantsen12 days ago
5 Things NOT to Say on a First Date
Cuffing season, I mean, the Fourth of July and the season of Instagramable romance, is upon us, so I am here to help. Yes, dating has been covered ad nauseam by people who have written books, written ...
Maria Ayala13 days ago
Going Out
This happened to me a while ago: being set up and then let down. Being asked out and then dropped like boiling oil. She seemed innocent enough. She told me she liked going to church on Wednesdays. She...
Jordan Moss14 days ago
Dating in D.C.
If anything I'm disappointed. When moving here from my hometown I believed that this would be the land of opportunities. I believed the hype of diversity, inclusion, and just pure happiness here, espe...
Stephanie Dolce14 days ago
Here Are Your July 4th Fireworks
I am researching for my follow up book to my best seller, “ Hello Love, Where's Cupid? 2nd ed”—I now figured out the “secret” to how Tinder, Okcupid, and eHarmony (among others) operate—it’s all throu...
Alissandru Lopez16 days ago
What's Love Got to Do with It?
"Go grab me my wallet." "Can you give me a second? I’m a little busy." "So, you’re just gonna disobey me?" "I’m not. I just—" At this point, I can hardly breathe. I have large hands covering my neck a...
Sofia Alves16 days ago
Couples Who Train Together Stay Together: Truth or Myth?
You see the phrase everywhere that couples who do certain things together will stay together longer. Maybe it’s playing video games, praying, watching television shows together, or some other activity...
Nina Simons21 days ago
The Key to a Successful Relationship - 4 Things You Need to Know
A successful romantic relationship isn't just something that happens on its own. It is a result of a process that involves both sides, which includes many factors. It requires time and patience, but i...
Alissandru Lopez22 days ago
A Situationship Featuring Me
Today’s blog is a continuation from my previous post. It’s a mixture of personal experiences and fiction—so of course, I had to change scenarios and all names involved. If you know this is about you, ...
Blair Welcome22 days ago
El Pianista (The Pianist)
The sunlight through my window made my eyes open. My mind felt foggy and the conversation from the night before about this day was still in my head. One week earlier my roommate Charlie asked me if I ...
Tameka Smith22 days ago
Sometimes Girls Just Want to Have Fun
There he was, standing across the room, as he stood up from his chair to stretch. Body so chiseled, even with a dress shirt on, you still could see the structure of his chest. This man was every woman...