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 . . .
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, . . .
Feminism is still considered a dirty word. It conjures images of women burning bras, disparaging men, and God forbid, climbing the career ladder and being "aggressive" in the workplace. But these images aren't reflective of feminism today. It's more friendly and inclusive. It's all about equality . . .