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5 Texts To Send On The Day Of A Date To Confirm You Won't Be Stood Up

By Annie Foskett
Dating is difficult. It’s even more difficult in the age of online dating, where it’s completely normal to stand up a date because, uh, what do you owe that stranger whose face you swiped right, anyway? Getting stood up on a first date doesn’t make…

These Are The Safest Days To Have Sex If You Want To Reduce Your Chance Of Pregnancy

By Annie Foskett
My only married-with-a-baby friends are so cool that they make me want to have a baby next week. They have an adorable 1-year-old who is even chill at Brooklyn bars (before bedtime). But when it's time for a diaper change, I remember precisely why…

3 Surefire Ways To Tell It's Time To Move From Tinder To Texting

By Annie Foskett
Tinder is pretty intuitive. You swipe right on people who swipe right on you, send messages back and forth, and hopefully end up on a date. There’s zero tech savviness required. But long before you get to the point where you’re ready for a first…

Here's Exactly How To Ask Someone On Tinder Out On A Real-Life Date

By Annie Foskett and Hannah Orenstein
Being on multiple dating apps does not mean that you are going on multiple dates. It does not even mean that you have gone on one Tinder date IRL. Making a dating app profile can be kind of fun, and swiping is exciting (or at least, it is until your…

Is It Too Soon To Say "I Love You" To Your Partner After A Month Of Dating?

By Annie Foskett
I have a theory that the amount of time spent entering into a relationship is directly proportional to the overall length of said relationship. This is, of course, completely nonscientific data based on a few friends' relationships that I've…

What To Do If Your Crush Is A Bad Texter, But Really Great In Person

By Annie Foskett
Asking for a friend: is there an antidote for terrible texting? Maybe a crystal to rub on your fingers a la Spencer Pratt? OK, fine, I'm asking for myself. I operate on two levels when it comes to texting: effusive paragraphs or one-word answers. In…

A Therapist Reveals How To Break Up With Your On-Again, Off-Again Partner For Good

By Annie Foskett
Some people call it "on-again, off-again." Other people call it "going on a break." Another name for it? "Figuring things out." "Seeing each other" and "situationships" are both from a neighboring family. What are all these things, you ask? Code…

9 Hilarious Quotes From Celebrities That Would Make Iconic Dating App Bios

By Annie Foskett
There's nothing that burns my eyeballs more than seeing a demand like, "Must be hot, smart, funny, and up for adventure," on a dating app bio. First off, what about this bio do you think makes you attractive to others? Do you normally request…

4 Signs You Completely Trust Your Partner & Have A Rock-Solid Foundation Together

By Annie Foskett
Trust might be the most important factor in any relationship, romantic or otherwise. To trust a friend or partner is to feel at ease. And who doesn't want the people in their life to make them feel at ease? Being trustworthy is also an attractive…

7 Brutally Honest Phases Of Developing Feelings For Your Hookup Buddy

By Annie Foskett
There are plenty of reasons to hook up with a person. You might hook up with a person because you're horny. Fun! You might hook up with a person because they're super hilarious, or because they're slide-off-your-chair hot. You might hook up because…

6 Incredibly Beautiful Engagement Videos That'll Turn You Into The Heart-Eye Emoji

By Annie Foskett
You know that feeling you get when you're at a wedding and the vows are exchanged? That lump in your throat that just keeps rising until it eventually bubbles up to your eyes and squeezes out your eyelids? Whether you're bummed about love or deeply…

The Epic Summer Movie That Looks Most Like Your Love Life, Based On Your Sign

By Annie Foskett
Before I had any concept of what "summer love" was, I knew what summer love looked like in movies. While I had never experienced any kind of romantic love beyond my neighbor offering me a plastic ring from the grocery store, when I watched Grease…

6 Signs You're Sick Of Casual Hookups & Should Take A Break For Awhile

By Annie Foskett
Hooking up is like eating ice cream in July. At first, it's titillating — especially if you haven't had soft-serve since last August. Then, the cones start to become a bit of a habit of indulgence, which is also totally great and fun. Eventually,…

8 Mindblowing Stories About Girls Getting Ghosted That Make Me Question Everything

By Annie Foskett
You know all about it. You think it's the worst. You can't believe it's still happening. No, I'm not talking about people getting into political debates in the comments section on Facebook, I'm talking about ghosting. Yes, I'm still talking about…

If You Suspect Your Friend's Relationship Is Unhealthy, Here's What To Do

By Annie Foskett
The thing about having friends is that you are on your friend's side, no matter what. When my friends' partners treat them less-than-perfectly, I not-so-quietly let my friends know, "That was pretty jerky of Tom." I don't expect anyone to break up…

This Is The One Line To Include In Your Dating App Bio If You Want A Relationship

By Annie Foskett
Dating in 2018 gets a bad rap. Using app algorithms to find human connection is tricky, and "human connection," means different things to different people. My dad recently admitted to me that he thought dating apps were like the now-defunct…

9 Kim Kardashian West Quotes About Love That Prove She's A Romantic At Heart

By Annie Foskett
Kim Kardashian is a powerhouse. Love her or hate her, she dominates culture in a way that is otherworldly. Or at least from some other world than the one that I'm living on. The star is also a sucker for love, which is clearer than ever, thanks to…

5 Annoying Double Standards That You Should Never Accept In Your Relationship

By Annie Foskett
Despite considering myself a pretty staunch feminist, I have so many preconceived notions about heterosexual relationships. From "the guy should text first," to "the guy should pay," even if I know these things aren't facts of life, it's hard for me…

If You See Your Friend's SO On A Dating App, They Might Not Necessarily Be Cheating

By Annie Foskett
Swiping on the apps is all fun and games until you see someone you happen to know. "Uh oh," you might think. "Do I swipe right? Is this awkward?" No, it's not, because what's truly awkward is when you see someone on the apps who you happen to know…

5 Signs You Can Spot Online That Hint Someone Might Be In A Relationship

By Annie Foskett
Call me a modern day Nancy Drew, because boy, do I love an internet mystery. The sweet suspense of figuring out what I can garner from a Google search! The anxiety that ambushes my esophagus as I wait to see if an Instagram is private! The…