Dating

Exploring the “Just Friends” Myth After a Breakup

Does being “just friends” after a breakup ever work? According to a YouGov poll, 37% of Americans say that they’d like to remain friends with an ex if they broke up. Additionally, 31% said they’d want to stay friends even if the ex was the one to end the relationship. In both cases, men were…

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How to Navigate Pacing in a New Dating Relationship

Anyone being in a new dating relationship can relate to the sense of urgency that builds up when you share a strong attraction. However, some dating experts believe that doing anything other than taking it slow is the fast route to heartbreak. How do you navigate pacing in a relationship? Here’s a look at the…

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The Pros and Cons of Thinking of Dating as an Evaluation Process

Should you be taking a more scientific approach to dating? While finding love is a matter of the heart, some people are moving toward a strategy of evaluation in order to find a compatible mate. Should you be thinking of dating as an evaluation process instead of relying on emotions to make decisions? Here’s a…

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Don’t Confuse Red Flags With Quirks

Can you tell the difference between warning signs and harmless quirks? It’s not always easy. When we’re dating with an open mind, we want to leave room for accepting little quirks or habits that make a person who they are. In fact, encountering someone who is “too perfect” can make us question if a potential…

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Why You Should Consider Going Public With Your Relationship Status

Today many people place a great deal of importance on publicly disclosing their relationship status on the internet. However, others wonder why we should even care whether everyone knows the state of our relationships. While you may not necessarily need to profess your love for your partner by shouting it on the rooftops, there are…

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Discover the Mindsets That Could Be Keeping You Single

Technology has opened the doors to endless opportunities for genuine romantic connections. However, there are still plenty of challenges that come along with widening the dating pool. You may be wondering what you’re doing wrong if you find yourself single more often than you’d like. Here, we’ll discuss two common dating mindsets that may significantly…

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Why Do People Ghost? How To Cope When This Happens to You

Although a relatively new term, ghosting occurs frequently in the world of dating. Sometimes people ghost others because they think it’s a way to have a “clean break,” especially if the chemistry isn’t there. However, going silent only leaves the other person feeling confused about what went wrong. Following are several reasons why ghosting happens…

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Are You Avoiding Defining Your Relationship

Is it time to have the DTR talk with a partner? The “define the relationship” talk has become a hot issue amid the rise of situationships and casual dating. Modern daters can easily grow quite intimate with another person without actually knowing if things are exclusive, just for fun, or something in the middle. While…

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“Single” Isn’t a Bad Word

Is there an upside to being single? You bet there is! While it’s easy to focus on the negatives of being unmatched, single life provides an opportunity for selfish, shameless self-focus! It’s a life state that should be savored. There’s some information I want to share with you if you’ve recently ended a relationship, decided…

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Single? AI Might Soon Introduce You to “the One”

Robot matchmakers? They might be coming. While it may seem like the human heart is the last frontier that AI can conquer, technology may be about to revolutionize online dating. There’s no doubt that online dating has been everything from lackluster to frustrating for many singles. While I’ve seen plenty of success stories, the “failures”…

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