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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…

Tinder U’s New Spring Break Card Will Help You Swipe Right On Spring Break & Find Your Vacay-Bae

By Rachel Shatto
Spring break is right around the corner, so the question is: Are you ready? Vacation location selected and booked? Check. Adorable new bathing suit in your bag? Check. Sunscreen, too — because those UVs ain't no joke? Check. What about your…

Here's How You Can Get Free Burger King On Tinder Today, Singles Awareness Day

By Candice Jalili
Valentine's Day has come and gone, which means that it's officially Singles Awareness Day — celebrated every Feb. 15. Tinder and Burger King's Singles Awareness Day campaign is officially here to mark the holiday in all its festive glory. How? With…

This Mars Rover’s Lost Connection With NASA Reminds Twitter Of A Sad Breakup & It's So True

By Griffin Wynne
If you're not obsessed with space or particularly active on social media, you may (incorrectly) assume the recent flood of tweets about the Mars Rover Opportunity wouldn't pertain to your life. Au contraire, my friend. Perhaps the breaking news of…

Here’s How Cold Weather Can Affect Your Love Life, According To Experts

By Griffin Wynne
When the sun sets at 4 p.m. and you can't even run to grab your mail without wearing nine layers — it can be hard to keep it #goodvibesonly in the peak of winter, even if your New Year's Resolution was to have a positive attitude. If you can sense a…

8 Mantras To Manifest At The Start Of A New Relationship, Because A Lot Is Changing

By Griffin Wynne
Whether you've just deleted your Tinder, finally had the DTR talk, or kicked it '50s style and decided to totally go steady with your honey, if you just started a new relationship you may be feeling a lot of feelings. From leftover nerves from…

I Tried Speed-Dating On Valentine’s Day — After 40 Bad Dates, Here’s What I Learned

By Cristiana Caruso
“Valentine’s Day-themed speed dating? That just sounds sad,” a passerby remarks at the chalkboard signage, as I prepare to *checks notes*... attend a Valentine’s Day-themed speed dating event. So, that was truly the confidence boost I needed before…

I Tried A Rocket Scientist's Algorithm To Predict My Love Life & Here's What Happened

By Sarah Ellis
Dating is exhausting. Anybody feel me? Sometimes, when I get so frustrated I just want to scream, I’m tempted to turn to technology to try to solve all my problems. So, when I heard this strategy might actually be a realistic solution, you better…

15 Women Share How Their Lives Changed When They Met "The One"

By Candice Jalili
We've all heard of "The One." That one, rom-com-worthy, special person who sweeps you off your feet. But how does life change when you meet 'The One"? What makes life with "The One" by your side different than life before? In a recent Reddit…

A New Study Finds The Most Common Reason For Being On Dating Apps & It's Shocking

By Candice Jalili
Most single people these days are on dating apps. But why? What are they searching for? Why do people use dating apps? Well, according to a new study by YouGov, the most common reason why is definitely not what most of us would expect. Even with all…

8 Inspiring CEOs Reveal Their Wisest Tips For Falling Deeply In Love

By Caroline Colvin
If you believe in soulmates and are currently on the hunt for yours, you might be realizing that finding your soulmate is easier said then done. As it turns out, the best way to attract your soulmate can be to fall back and let them come to you,…

Here's Everything You Need To Know About How Bumble's Algorithm Really Works

By Sarah Ellis
Bumble is one of the most popular apps out there for singles looking for love. It gives you a feel for the other cute people living in your area, and it also requires women who date men to initiate the conversation, which can often feel empowering.…

Here Is The Dating App You Should Swipe Right On, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Rachel Shatto
Are you new to the dating app game and not sure where to start? Or are you a veteran swiper who just isn’t seeing the results you desire from all that finger labor? Either way, what you need to know to make sure you're getting the most out of your…

The Trailer For Netflix's 'Dating Around' Is What Blind Date Dream Dates Are Made Of

By Kristen Perrone
Depending on where you're at in life, Valentine's Day may either be something to plan your week around or just another night to catch up on your TV shows. Whether the latter is done alone or with a partner, Netflix has your back for romantic and…

Here’s How To Delete Your Tinder Account When It’s Time To Take A Break From Dating Apps

By Rachel Shatto
True story: Over the weekend, I met my friend’s new boyfriend for the first time. He was sweet, attentive, funny, and just awesome. The two of them could not seem more happy to be together. So, of course, I wanted to know where they met. To my…

A Secret Admirer Texted Me On Valentine's Day & I Never Expected What Came Next

By Hannah Orenstein
The text came from an unknown number. It was my sophomore year of college, and I was sitting in the middle of a history lecture, taking notes on my TA's presentation. I stole a glance at my phone. “Happy Valentine’s Day,” it read. I ran through a…

5 Things You'll Notice About Yourself If You're Ready To Get Engaged, Because It's A Big Step

By Rebecca Strong
For some, getting engaged can be kind of a big deal. You’re not just exchanging rings and gushing about your spouse-to-be on Instagram, you’re also committing to spending the rest of your life with someone. So, how are you supposed to know that…

Here’s How Hinge Makes Sure You’re Getting Active Matches

By Christy Piña
Dating apps are tricky terrain. If you're using Hinge, it's probably because you're attracted to the concept of an app designed to help people find relationships. (The "dating app designed to be deleted," the app says.) But sometimes, and because…

40 Freaky Products On Amazon You Need To See To Believe

By Rebecca Martinson
Sometimes, routine — and life in general — can get pretty, well, boring. And when you've already changed your hair color 10 times, moved to three different cities, and swiped through every single Tinder match in a 5-mile radius, it might be time to…

These 4 Zodiac Signs Are Most Likely To Want You Back After A Breakup, So Stay Tuned

By Roya Backlund
Have you ever given it another shot with an ex before? If you have, there's a chance you're too embarrassed to admit it. Your friends groaned and complained, wishing you wouldn't go back to them. You'd just downloaded Tinder and you were already…

Here's How To Delete Your Bumble Account, For When You're Ready To Step Back

By Korey Lane
If you're an avid Bumble user, you're likely familiar with feeling like all you do is swipe, swipe, swipe. If you're really trying to find someone special, it can get pretty exhausting. But then, it happens! You meet someone special on Bumble and…

Here's The Surprising Reason You Should Go On A First Date The Night Of The Super Bowl, According To Experts

By Griffin Wynne
If your flirting has been widely received and you're trying to win the coin toss with your new crush, you may wonder: Should you go on a first date for the Super Bowl? If grabbing some burgers and beers and tuning into a big game seems right up your…

Sam Smith & Normani's "Dancing With A Stranger" Video Will Make Anywhere A Dance Floor

By Karen Ruffini
Yes, yes, yes. All I can say is that today is a great day, and it has everything to do with singers Sam Smith and Normani collaborating together on an incredible song called "Dancing With A Stranger." The 26-year-old Grammy winner teamed up with the…

How You Should Spend Valentine’s Day If You’re Single, Based On Your Zodiac Sign

By Valerie Mesa
Valentine's Day may very well be the most romantic day of the year, but WTF happens to the people who aren't in romantic relationships, or in a relationship, period? This is why I'm about to reveal how you should spend your Valentine's Day if you're…

Getting Ghosted Is No Fun, But Experts Say Texting Them After Only Makes Things Worse

By Rachel Shatto
To say that getting ghosted is a bummer is not exactly a hot take. But to me, the worst part of the whole thing isn't the rejection — it's feeling powerless and like I've lost control. So when it's happened to me, I've been torn between just letting…

I Don't Want An Arranged Marriage Like My Mom's — But I Asked Her To Set Me Up Anyway

By Palak Patel
The last thing I wanted was for my mom to set me up on a date. But I haven't had luck on dating apps, and even though I constantly ask my friends to set me up, they've failed to find me a match. So I finally turned to the one woman I knew had been…

Betches' New Dating App Ship Lets Your Friends Swipe, But Is That A Good Thing?

By Hannah Orenstein
It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you've ever used a dating app, you've also taken a screenshot of a particularly noteworthy profile to text to your friends. Betches' new dating app Ship takes that idea to a whole new level: It adds a…

41 Freaky Products On Amazon You Need To See To Believe

By Rebecca Martinson
Sometimes, routine — and life in general — can get pretty, well, boring. And when you've already changed your hair color 10 times, moved to three different cities, and swiped through every single Tinder match in a 5-mile radius, it might be time to…