dating

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

L. Brittany13 days ago
The First
I have plenty of ridiculous dating stories. The situations I put myself in were not normal in any way, shape, or form. Psychologists will tell you we follow a pattern when dating, and this is our norm...
When You Know, You Know
Single friends, I am sure you hate this as much as I do. We all have asked the question, hoping for an original, heart-enlightening response; They respond with, "Well, when you know, you know." Eye ro...
Ellie Clapham13 days ago
Toxic Relationships and How to Recognise Them!
We all fall in love, Good or bad. Eventually a couple will argue, it is perfectly normal for two people who care deeply about each other to argue. Where do we draw the line between normal and toxic? N...
Miranda Shepard14 days ago
What Is a Sugar Daddy?
According to Urban Dictionary, a sugar daddy is a boyfriend that comes with financial benefits; and while that's true, it's the most simplistic explanation for a very complex relationship. And it is a...
Miranda Shepard14 days ago
5 Signs He Likes You as More than a Friend
If I had a pound for every time I'd sat in silence, deflated and sad while Googling "how to tell if a guy likes me," I'd be a rich woman. Of course, if I had one for every time I'd let a moment slip b...
Marc Sander14 days ago
The I Love You Conundrum
By July of 1995, just two months after meeting Shawna, she had firmly imprinted on me. We were still side by side with each other, eating most of our meals together, hanging out off campus and undenia...
Triston Jackson14 days ago
Active Learning ❤️
We all yearn for our soulmate or significant other. Similar to everyone else, I’ve been on the same journey with successes and failures; hopefully by the end of this article you will find a gem that w...
Ray Bohn16 days ago
She Cheated and I'm Broken
Six months ago, I found out that my partner of five years had cheated on me. Worst yet, it happened enough times over a long enough period that it was more than a fling. I have to live with the pain t...
LeAnn Murch16 days ago
Dating as an Introvert
The definition of an introvert is vaguely put as being shy, but there's so much more to it. It has a lot to do with being overwhelmed by people and social settings. Anxiety kicks in and you just becom...
Cocoa K. ✨17 days ago
No One Is Going to Save You
Growing up, I have always been looking to get saved. Sadly, it has always been by men. Starting at a young age, I depended solely on men due to my high needs, and low support from my mom. My first boy...
Kelly Dargie18 days ago
Dating
So, I think dating is weird. Especially coming out of a horrible marriage. How many dates actually seem normal? Is it just me, or do all dates need clarification on if you are just hanging out or actu...
Alice 19 days ago
Letters I'll Never Send: Part 4
Hi, This is the fourth letter I've actually written out for you. I know in the grand scheme of things, four sounds like a small number. But I'd hoped to have stopped at one letter. I wish I didn't hav...
Lewis Robinson19 days ago
Ways I've Learned to Keep My Relationship Romantic
Like everything else, love needs sustenance. Passionate love is deeper than sexual excitement, passionate love might be increasingly unmistakable in the previous phases of a relationship, however it i...
Paisley Hansen20 days ago
Activities to Help Couples Break out of a Rut
It's wonderful to be in a relationship. Companionship is great, having someone to care about you and love you is amazing. However, it seems that long-term relationships can sometimes go from fun and f...
Marc Sander20 days ago
A Split-Second Decision
This one takes place a little while after I had returned from seeing Jaime. As I knew would happen, Jaime and I were intimate on the weekend I went to see her. Having rethought the whole idea about wh...
Kate Eckman20 days ago
How to Attract (and Keep!) the Partner You've Been Looking For
When we experience disappointment in any relationship, especially a romantic one, it is extremely tempting to slip into the blame game, focusing on everything the other person said or did wrong. When ...
Marissa Hall22 days ago
Date Idea
Going on a date can be nerve racking, especially the first date. After all, first impressions matter and the date can determine if things go further. Many daters fall into the trap of being too impres...
Teela Hudak22 days ago
What Is Monogamy?
Monogamy is the relationship style where two people are in a committed relationship. Two people are sexually committed to each other and do not engage in any sexual activities with anyone else. This i...