The New York Times Modern Love column is one of my favs. It offers a range of fascinating, nuanced stories of regular folks' journeys falling in and out of love. Stories that are messy, complicated, heartfelt, and emotional - much like dating itself. And one of the most popular essays ever published . . .
When you're writing your online dating profile, are there some things you just kind of....omit? Like how much you indulge in smoking, drinking, or the occasional edible? We all have vices, but some seem to be more acceptable than others, especially when you're dating. We all hide . . .
It would be nice to break up with someone and completely erase them from our memories - a la Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. But we all know how well that strategy turned out. It's hard to let go of an ex. You can't just avoid them - they are always around, digitally speaking. How often do . . .
You know that euphoric feeling that comes with falling in love? We crave it - the rush of emotion, the excitement at getting to know someone new - staying in bed all weekend because you can't get enough of each other. Much like riding a roller coaster, we like the adrenaline rush! There's nothing . . .
First, Aziz Ansari, the creator and star of Netflix's series Master of None, is a genius. The way he subtly exposes issues challenging single people today - especially with existing stereotypes of race, gender, and sexuality - is amazing. He points out our flaws and weaknesses in a way . . .
Breadcrumbing is a new term in dating, but the behavior has been around for a while. Like with ghosting, if you’ve been dating for any period of time, chances are you’ve encountered someone who does it, or perhaps you do it yourself. Breadcrumbing is a tactic of leading someone on through . . .