dating

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

Holly Paine3 months ago
MonoPoly
What is Polyamory? It never ceases to amaze me that whenever this topic comes up, there are still inevitably some people who say, “Poly what?” So, let me start with a quick explanation of what it mean...
Astraea GG3 months ago
Why High School Relationships Suck
Ah, high school, the four years of our youth that seem to lose significance as the years pass by. Now I'm not saying the four years we spent in high school were insignificant, I'm just saying they are...
Ayanna Colon3 months ago
The Girl You Date Before You Get a Girlfriend
As of late I have been journaling hard, and I have always had a journal since I was 10 years old. When I look back into things I've written about mainly in high school, I always seem to have these ent...
Lilly DiCaprio3 months ago
15 Minutes
8:33 AM: Her eyes blinked open and she looked at her phone, reading the time with annoyance. Her alarm wouldn’t go off for another twelve minutes. Yet here she was, awoken by some invisible force with...
Arica Chambers3 months ago
Dating a Raptor
Do you guys remember that scene in Jurassic Park where Muldoon is explaining to everyone how the raptors attack the fence, but never attack the same place twice? They don't attack that same spot becau...
Miranda Shepard3 months ago
What Dating at 25 Has Taught Me
When you've never had to do it before, dating can be daunting, especially if you're dropped into it with very little experience at the age of 25. When it happened to me I really thought that I was alo...
Andrea Curtis3 months ago
You Make... Liking You... Easy
I met my current boyfriend on Tinder back in February of this year. We'll call him Matt for this story. Our first date was at a Buffalo Wild Wings after one of my waitress shift at another restaurant....
Rowan Marley3 months ago
How to Tell If She Has a Crush on You
I'm the guy who my friends go to when they want the scoop on a girl they're interested in. Among my crew, it's kind of what I do. My friends tend to be pretty thankful about it, too. I've helped them ...
Ieuan Bancroft3 months ago
Long-Distance Relationships
Being in a long-distance relationship can be difficult, especially if you don't get to see your partner very often, so it's important to make the relationship work by making the most of what you have ...
Nic Brown3 months ago
Dating in a Wheelchair
Hi. So fresh off a break up after one and a half years and loads of tinder and bumble dates under my belt, I’ve decided to share an account of what it’s like dating now that I’m a paraplegic. Yay fun....
K L3 months ago
My Worst Date Ever
I was browsing Vocal and I saw a collection of “My Worst Date” articles and I thought to myself, I have a few that would fit comfortably within that category (probably more than I’d care to admit). So...
Brookelyn Schuler3 months ago
Him
He is perfect. I mean, I don’t mean that literally, he has a ton of flaws. But to me... for me, he is perfect. We met in high school, and from the moment we said our first words to each other, I knew ...
Jonci Potts3 months ago
4 Common Dating Mistakes Women Make
So you’ve just met the man of your dreams, or at least he looks like the man of your dreams on paper.... if you squint your left eye and hold the paper far away while twisting it sideways. You went ou...
Claire Raymond3 months ago
Should I Leave My Boyfriend or Girlfriend?
Sometimes I am really glad that I don’t drive yet and I have to take the bus. You get to hear some of the weirdest, most intense, and funniest conversations. The conversation I heard yesterday falls u...
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Brittany D3 months ago
Why Some Men Are so Hard to Read
It's difficult being in a short term or long term relationship. Each of you is handling day to day challenges in your own lives, plus what the two of you accumulate together. Work, parents, friends an...
Kyle Kong3 months ago
Chivalry Is Dead...Or Is It?
In this "hook-up" culture we live in now, it's no surprise that chivalry is completely dead. Perhaps my parents were old fashioned, maybe growing up in a tight-knit family resulted in me learning diff...
Luna Heartly3 months ago
Last Kiss
"Maria, are you all packed for tomorrow?" My mom asks when she pokes her head in. "Yeah mom," I tell her looking up from the book that I was reading. She stands there for a couple minutes, then smiles...
isabelle parsley3 months ago
Loving the Wrong Man
I made a mistake... well that's an understatement. Love has never come easily for me, I searched in the wrong places and found myself in unhealthy relationships time and time again. I thought this tim...