Ghosting has become a trendy catchphrase in dating, something that has sparked people's anger and left them feeling confused and cynical since the rise of Tinder. But really let's be honest. Ghosting was here long before dating apps, we just didn't have a trendy name for it. . . .
It's hot here in L.A. - and we're coming upon 4th of July weekend which means all kinds of craziness. We indulge in fireworks, cocktails, barbecues, live music, and let's not forget---maybe a summer fling. Or two. Or three... Summer has traditionally been a little more intrepid than other . . .
I came across this dating app parody video by the two sisters at lifestyle blog The New Potato. And I have to say, it's funny, but it's also SPOT ON. Even though it's meant to be a parody. . . .
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 . . .
Between January 1 and February 14, online dating is in its high season. Whether people have decided to try it as a New Year's resolution, or they felt committed to looking for love after seeing family over the holidays, or they just want to check out a new dating app - the numbers are up. So if . . .