Tag: dating

ADDICTED to You Do You (a dating podcast): In Defense of Ultimatums

“Ultimatum” is a four-syllable word, but when it comes to hetero relationships, society acts like it’s more of a “four-letter-word.” Well, I’m here to tell you that’s effed up! Ultimatums are a valuable tool to keep in your relationship toolkit….

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Holiday Gifts For The Person You’re Kinda Dating

It’s the most wonderfully awkward time of the year! The time when those in nebulous relationships have to negotiate the minefield of holiday shopping. If you’ve only been dating that special someone for a couple months, holiday gift shopping will…

Four Of The Best Books About Modern Dating

Tired of worrying about things like whether to text the person you’re dating? Why not read a text about dating instead! One of the best ways to educate ourselves on something is to read up on it. That’s why we’ve…

Why Dating During The Holidays Is Weird

It’s November, the month that signals the return of red cups at Starbucks, the release of countless Hallmark movies about  female bakers who’ve turned their backs on love, and scary Black Friday shopping. But November also signals something more subtle,…

How Apps Made Dating Less Creepy (Yes, Really…)

Did you know 40% of American couples now meet through technology? And yet, we all know some anachronistic holdout who insists finding a partner online is “creepy.” Well, as someone who met her spouse on OkCupid (true story!), I’d like…

Three Ways Dating Is Like An Unpaid Part-time Job

I once read an interview with Wendy Newman, where the romance guru confessed it took her 121 first dates to meet a long-term partner. At the time, I balked. How could dating be that hard? Weren’t people who took forever…