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 . . .
Choices are endless it seems, even in dating. Unfortunately, that doesn't make the reality of dating any easier. That's why most daters keep going back to Tinder, or Match, or OkCupid. Or whatever app they know, and hoping this time it will be different. We have become afraid to try new approaches, . . .
You know the dating app scenario: Swipe left, swipe right. See who responds, message back and forth. Repeat this cycle with 12 or 100 other matches. Forget who you are talking to and drop the message trail to look for more matches. It's like ADD dating, where you can't focus on anyone. Or, let's . . .
Whenever I talk with someone about dating, the subject of texting inevitably comes up. Most people want to know the "sweet spot" - the perfect period of time to wait before texting the object of your affection so that you look interested, but not desperate. Then I read this excellent advice piece on . . .
I came across this rather depressing article on Bustle written by a young woman (still in her twenties) who has decided to delete all her dating apps. I get it, I really do. How many times can you swipe before feeling that it's all so pointless? Text messages that end in silence. Ghosting. Dates . . .
Whether you are signed up with a full profile on Match or swiping through Tinder, there tends to be a point where you'll hit a wall with online dating. Maybe you get tired of all the endless bad or boring dates. Maybe you message people and never hear back. Or maybe you have been on a few dates . . .