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It’s one thing to scope out the dating scene when you’ve never agreed to happily ever after, and another when you’ve ended a marriage. For those who were with a partner for decades, putting yourself back out into the...
TLDR: Micro-cheating: where you aren’t 100 percent emotionally faithful to your partner–but physically, you don’t break any rules. Some couples find the concept of monogamy restrictive and unreasonable, prompting them to adopt an open relationship. Others keep their love affair...
TLDR: Benching is when you keep someone on the backburner—just in case someone else better doesn’t come along. Those star-studded, rose-colored rom coms all have one shiny quality in common: they feature a bold, grand gesture. It’s what makes...
TLDR: Ghosting: when someone you’re romantically interested in completely disappears without warning or communication. You swipe right. You match. You start a witty banter. You go out on a Tuesday for happy hour for a drink. That leads to four...
It’s called the ‘honeymoon’ phase for a reason, and if you’re lucky, it actually lasts until you walk down the aisle. The first year of dating is decked with tidings and joy, as you find yourself smitten over your...
TLDR: Cuffing season: when singles actively seek a partner once the weather transitions from warm to cold temperatures. The second the first chill hits the air, the run-of-the-mill posts begin: ‘It is almost time to put up the Christmas...
TLDR: Catfishing is when someone pretends to be someone they aren’t online—and never wants to meet you in person. While your grandpa might associate this lake creature with a fun Friday night with a six-pack of beer, being catfished in...
I have a little confession to make: when I turned 25, I was devastated. Though at the time, I lived in New York City where toxic bachelorhood runs rampant and is contagious, my Southern roots were begging to get...
It’s Friday night, and your group of close friends is blowing off steam from the work week with a round of happy hour drinks. While your outgoing, enthusiastic friend is happily chatting up an attractive stranger, you find yourself...
If you want to be in a relationship but can’t seem to meet the right person, there is nothing more frustrating than bad dating advice. Regardless of their age, experience, location or current romantic status, it seems like everyone—from...