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The Best Netflix Show To Marathon, Based On Your Relationship Status

By Griffin Wynne
Dating is full of ups and downs. Sometimes you're sitting on the back of a motor-scooter behind the person you love in a picturesque beach town, feeling like the star of your own rom-com, and sometimes you're standing in line at the Goodwill Outlet…

If You Want To Define The Relationship, Recite These 5 Daily Affirmations

By Griffin Wynne
It happened. After a nervous first date, you never really stopped seeing that Tinder cutie. It's like, somehow you started texting during the day? You know their coffee order down to the amount of packets of raw sugar, and you wait to hear from them…

Psych Experts Explain Why Some People Stand Up Their Dates & It's Infuriating

By Sarah Ellis
Getting stood up is one of my worst dating fears. I saw it happen just a few weeks ago to a guy sitting one table away from me at a restaurant. He sipped his wine quietly for half an hour while he clearly waited for someone to join him. Eventually,…

10 Women Revealed Their Most Cringeworthy Dates Ever & SOS, They Are So Painful

By Christy Piña
When you look back on your past dates, there's probably one that takes the cake as the most cringeworthy. (And if there isn't, I'm jealous.) Whether your date wouldn't stop talking about themselves, or they decided to wear crocs and basketball…

Here's Everyone The Cast Of 'Riverdale' Is Dating IRL, Because I Can't Get Enough

By Ginny Hogan
If Riverdale has been your absolute obsession over the past few years, you're not at all alone. What's sexier than mystery and small towns? Well, just about the entire cast of Riverdale, and you're not the only one who thinks so. If you've been…

6 Most Cringeworthy Opening Lines That Women Have Gotten On Dating Apps

By Caroline Colvin
Be they corny, crappy, or creepy, the worst opening lines on dating apps are always the ones that make you go, "Wow, I really matched with this person? Goodbye!" Coming up with the perfect opening line on a dating app is a science and an art. Yes,…

39 Clever Gifts On Amazon For Dads Who Are Hard To Buy For

By Rachel Cavanaugh
Having trouble buying gifts for the men in your life? This can be a notoriously difficult task sometimes — particularly when those men are your dad. Finding gifts for Father’s Day or other dad-related occasions (i.e. birthdays, the holidays, and…

A New Study Shows That LGBTQ+ Adults Have More Pride In Their Identities Now Than Ever Before

By Rachel Shatto
Want some good news for a change? Well then, you are going to love what a recent study conducted by Tinder discovered. With Pride season right around the corner, the folks behind the dating app surveyed 1,000 LGBTQ-identifying people between the…

I Moved To Australia Alone Without A Plan — It Was The Best Year Of My Life

By Sarah Fielding
After spending my junior year abroad in Florence, Italy, all my carefully laid plans to live in New York my whole life were upended. Suddenly, the idea of only living in one place forever seemed inconceivable. When it became clear that my post-grad…

Here's The Lowdown On Bumble's New Social Good Feature, Because It's A Money Move

By Ginny Hogan
Are you a dating app fan? If you use the apps, you've probably used the woman-first dating app Bumble (which also has features for making friends and networking). I personally love Bumble Date, the dating app part of Bumble, because men can't…

9 Things To Keep In Mind When Dating Someone You're Friendly With, Because It Can Get Awkward

By Ginny Hogan
I'm friendly with a lot of people, and it's mostly fun. Sometimes, when I get worn out on Tinder (two seconds into swiping), I think "why not just date someone I already know?" Surely I could scour my social networks for one person who wanted to go…

A Piece Of Trash From Joe & Sophie's Wedding Is Selling For Literally Thousands

By Candice Jalili
Not even a week after they tied the knot in Las Vegas on May 1, someone has put the Ring Pop wrapper from Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner's wedding up for sale on eBay. The wrapper from the cherry-flavored Ring Pop that Jonas gave Turner during their…

Here's What You Need To Know About Facebook's New Secret Crush Feature

By Ginny Hogan
Our old friend Facebook is back in the news, and this time, it's not because of data breaches. Well, it probably still is, but it's in the news for other reasons too. After several years of tumult, Mark Zuckerberg has gifted his loyal users the…

Here's Why The Next 'Game Of Thrones' Episode Is One Of Kit Harington's Favorites

By Ani Bundel
Game of Thrones' "The Long Night" is over. It doesn't matter what your opinion on the Battle of Winterfell was, what matters is it's over and the Night King lost. Some of the cast members were pared down, but a surprising amount survived to see…

8 Women Share Their Rom-Com-Worthy Stories Of Finding Love After Giving Up On It

By Candice Jalili
Being single can be weird. Some days you're determined to find love, some days you're convinced you'll never find it, and other days you have no idea what you want. Oddly enough, lots of people wind up finding love after giving up on it. And I'm not…

7 Women Reveal How To Enjoy Casual Dating When You Actually Want A Relationship

By Caroline Colvin
If you're craving a serious relationship and are dating around, you might feel "damned if you do, damned if you don't." Yes, you bump the odds of finding a good partner if you give your local dating scene a shot. Still, it can be draining to go…

No, Dating Apps Aren't Just For Hookups, & Here's Why

By Caroline Colvin
One of arguably the best and most controversial 21st century developments seems to be dating apps. For better or worse, you can skip any quaint courting ritual and go straight to getting it poppin' and sneaking out the morning after. But the…

7 Pieces Of Breakup Advice From Celebrities, Because *Everyone* Has Been There

By Griffin Wynne
Empty cups and dirty wine glasses line your floor between the scattered remnants of packing material from an impromptu #selfcare Lush shopping spree. A $30 soy candle with your astrology sign on it burns in the background as you cycle between…

These States All Have Some Major (& Scary) Abortion Restrictions In The Works

By Shelby Black
The fight for reproductive rights is becoming one of the most heated debates among the public in the United States. While pro-choice advocates are fighting against new measures attempting to limit abortion rights, these seven states' abortion bills…

9 Reasons Hookup Culture Isn't All It's Cracked Up To Be

By Ginny Hogan
A lot of people enjoy hookup culture, but that doesn't mean it's for everyone. Personally, I participated in hookup culture in college, and I had mixed feelings. While I definitely enjoyed frequenting the 24-hour froyo place (self-serve, my…

If You're Going To Start Dating To Find A Partner, Remember These 4 Things

By Rebecca Strong
People date for many reasons — because they’re bored, they're trying to figure out what they're looking for, they're hoping it’ll help them get over an ex, and because it’s just plain fun, to name a few. But if you’re dating to find a partner…

Watch These People Have Their First Date After Tindering & Texting For 3 Years

By Caroline Colvin
Imagine matching with someone on Tinder, never going on a date, but liking them so much you still keeping in touch — for three years, despite living in two countries with an ocean between you. And then, after texting and FaceTime calls to keep the…

6 Signs Your Relationship Is Working Smoothly, Because Good Things Take Time

By Griffin Wynne
Far from awkward first dates and feeling sheepish about double texting — settling into a relationship can feel like taking a relaxing breath. No matter how long you've been dating your partner, you may already have noticed some signs your…

If You Actually Like Someone Who Only Wants To Hook Up, Here's What To Do

By Caroline Colvin
So maybe you and your crush have flirted a bit, maybe you've slept with them once or twice. Or you've met someone off Tinder or Bumble, you've been on a few dates, and you're really feeling them. But there's a catch: You get the sense that they're…

If One-Night Stands Aren't Your Style, You're Probably One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

By Caroline Colvin
Some signs in the zodiac are especially inclined toward hittin' it and quittin' it — here's looking at you, Gemini, Scorpio, and Aries. These go-getter, devil-may-care signs have mastered the efficient Tinder swipe, and will have always sufficient…

Do I Hate Being Single Or Am I Afraid Of Casual Dating? Here's Where To Draw The Line

By Rebecca Strong
Your besties are getting a tad tired of hearing you complain about your single status. And yet — you just deleted Tinder for the 18th time, and you'd rather hole up in your bedroom with Netflix than attempt to meet anyone at the local bar. So yeah,…

If You're Not A Fan Of Dating Apps, You're Probably One Of These 3 Zodiac Signs

By Christy Piña
Everyone dates in their own way, and using dating apps is no different. While your bestie may be all about swiping right, you may prefer to chat up cuties at a bar or flirt via Instagram DM. As long as everything that goes down is 100 percent…

7 Things You Need To Know About Casual Dating In 2019

By Griffin Wynne
If you're looking to keep things casual with a new boo or if more serious relationships aren't really your style, casual dating may be the thing for you. Of course, as my middle school social studies teacher always told me, today is the first day of…

Relationship Experts Debated If Stalking People On Dating Apps Is Healthy & TBH, I'm Surprised

By Ginny Hogan
Information is everywhere, and it's completely natural to want to know more about someone. Let's say you went on a great date with a person from a dating app. Maybe a few great dates. I've been in that position many times (I am a great date, FYI),…

10 People Reveal Their Best Relationship Advice For Your College Years & It’s So Liberating

By Tayi Sanusi
Jumping into the college dating scene can be a new start to a very exciting chapter. While letting go of your high school years may be bittersweet, when it comes to dating, college is an amazing opportunity to get some more experience under your…

9 Signs You Care More About Locking Down A Relationship Than Finding Chemistry

By Caroline Colvin
If you're early in the relationship process — say, you moved things off Tinder fairly recently or have gone on a couple of pleasant dates — and you find yourself daydreaming about how to finesse the "girlfriend," "boyfriend," or "partner" label, ask…

18 Tweets About Being A Wedding Guest That You'll Want To Write In Your Guest Book

By Griffin Wynne
While each wedding season comes and goes — people get married all year long, which means you'll get invited to other people's weddings all year long. If you love to dress up, dance around, and eat cake, wedding invites might be your life's blood. Of…

I Cast A Love Spell To Find A Relationship & It Worked In The Most Unexpected Way

By Holly Cassell
In all my 28 years as a witch, I’ve never targeted a specific person with love magick. However, I did put my romantic intentions out into the universe by casting a love spell to find a relationship. Chaos witches like me don’t follow a specific…

Here's How The Psychology Behind Hinge's New Design Will Help You Find Love

By Sarah Ellis
Here’s something I’ve always thought was ironic — dating apps, which are intended to help us meet people IRL, can sometimes cause us to spend more time on our phones. I often feel like I spend hours swiping, scrolling, and messaging people instead…

This Texas Abortion Bill Could Sentence Women To Death For Having An Abortion

By Shelby Black
In recent weeks, new abortion restriction bills seem to be popping up everyday across the country. However, there's one in particular that's being reintroduced, and it's the most severe yet. What's in Texas' new abortion bill you may ask? Here's a…

When I Tried Dating Apps For The First Time, Men's Racist Comments Drove Me Away

By Shanell McKinnie
For years, I avoided online dating. Why would I subject myself to this vicious cycle of validation and rejection just to get ghosted? Instagram was already doing a great job of satisfying my millennial need for approval. But a few months ago, after…

It Turns Out That Having A Dog Has This Major Effect On Your Dating Life

By Sarah Ellis
In many ways, having a dog is similar to having a child. You’re responsible for the life and happiness of this tiny, adorable creature, and often, your dog’s daily routine becomes a major part of how you structure your day. Pet parent life…

I Never Realized This Common Move During Oral Sex Could Count As Sexual Assault

By Stefani Clark
When I was having casual sex regularly during the summer of 2017, only two things ever happened: guys would take me to a park or quiet industrial block for privacy, and then we'd either have sex or I'd blow them. Sometimes, when we were hooking up,…

Experts Break Down Why It's Sometimes Hard To Figure Out If You Like Someone

By Rebecca Strong
Wouldn’t it be marvelous if you could always accurately identify your feelings about someone? If you just weren’t into that coworker who invited you out to drinks, you could gently let them down before wasting anyone’s time. If you were falling for…

10 Women In Their 20s Reveal Their Most Game-Changing Dating App Tips

By Sarah Ellis
I can't claim to be an expert on finding true love, but I know one thing for certain — dating app skills are a must-have when you're looking for that special someone. If you’ve been single anytime in the last few years, chances are you’ve dabbled in…

11 Creative Ways To Buck Wedding Ceremony Tradition, From Colorful Dresses To Puppy Parades

By Griffin Wynne
If you've always been one to dance to beat to your own drummer, you may already see your wedding as a day to let your individuality shine. From blue bridal gowns to hot wing buffets, these creative ways to buck wedding ceremony tradition are totally…

10 Dating App Opening Lines For Spring That Are Sure To Make Love Bloom

By Ginny Hogan
It's 2019 — if you're still messaging "hey" on Tinder, it's time to rethink your opening line. Maybe you took a break from the apps to stay warm inside this winter, but now you're ready to get back out there. Spring is the time to find that special…

22 Punny Opening Lines For Dating Apps That Will Lead From Apps To Drinks

By Griffin Wynne
Whether you get you fill from finger foods or swiping sites — apps of all kinds can really come in handy. If you're looking for love on the world wide web, casting your .net can take some direct .com(munication). If plays on words makes your heart…

Here’s How To Tell If Your Relationship Lost Its Spark, Because It's More Common Than You Think

By Rebecca Strong
Ah, the enigmatic “spark.” Your bestie refers to it while complaining to you about the lack of chemistry on her recent Tinder date. You mention it while assessing contestants’ odds on The Bachelor. It’s that intangible thing that no one can quite…

If You're Ready To Move On After A Breakup, Here's How You'll Know

By Rebecca Strong
If there’s one thing we know about moving on after a breakup, it’s that there is no norm for how, when, or why it happens. You cannot will it to happen by dating a new cutie or drinking enough champagne. You cannot expect it on a certain timeline.…

5 Signs You Have A Crush, Because Let's Face It, The Butterflies Feel Real

By Caroline Colvin
First off, if there's someone specific you thought of when you clicked on this article, then I'm going to say that maybe you already know you have a crush on someone. Still, being unsure as to whether you've got a crush or really want to be…

'The Bachelorette' Contestant Who DMed A Girl For Two Years Revealed Why He Did It

By Candice Jalili
The new season of The Bachelorette hasn't even started yet and there's already drama. What sort of drama, you ask? Well, for starters, The Bachelorette contestant Matt Dione slid into Sam Smithburger's DMs for nearly two years. Smithburger, an…

This Is How You Know You're Ready To Have A Joint Savings Account With Your SO

By Caroline Colvin
With factors such as economic history, current income, spending habits, organization, and personal preferences at play, no two couples will treat money the same way. Every individual and couple are going to handle their finances differently. Sharing…

My Date Stood Me Up — So, I Took Myself Out On My Dream Date

By Griffin Wynne
Led by a genderless angel and queer punk icon, Adult Mom's most popular song on Spotify, “Be Your Own 3AM” now has over 2 million plays. At just over two minutes, the dreamy tune about holding your own hand and being there for yourself resonates…

Dating Apps Helped Me Explore My Sexuality & Find My Place In LA's Lesbian Scene

By Allyson Byers
I had used dating apps before, but when I set up my new OkCupid profile in June 2014, I made a fresh start. This time, for the first time, when asked how I identify, I said "gay." As I swiped through all the women, my stomach filled with excitement…