Category Archives: Dating

Male Misconceptions: Do Women Wear Makeup To Impress Men?

When it comes to men and women, both sexes have a lot of misconceptions about one another. A common misconception that men have is that women wear makeup to impress them or get their attention. We'd like to take this idea and toss it aside because guys, it's so not true. There are several reasons women wear makeup, but you're not one of them. So what is the real reason? While there may be some women out there who wear… [+]
who pays on the first date

Old Rules: Should Men Still Pay On the First Date?

When it comes to dating, there's always a set of "rules" that people recommend following. While some of these rules are tried and true, other rules seem a little outdated. One old rule that may not apply to the dating scene anymore is that men should always pay on the first date. It used to be seen as chivalrous for men to pay the bill when they took a woman out for first time. Now, for many women, it is… [+]
first date topics

Getting To Know You: 30 Questions You Can Ask On the First Date

We all know that first dates can be intimidating. After all, you're hanging out with a total stranger and you're expected to make conversation! What should you talk to them about? While there are some things you should never bring up on a first date, there are tons of things that are totally okay to talk about. Check out 30 great questions you can ask on the first date: Where are you originally from? What do you do, and how… [+]
dating and sexual assault

Why Communication Is The Most Important Tip For Dating In the “Me Too” Era

Posted By: on July 30,2018
In 2017 we saw the emergence of the "Me Too" (#metoo) era. For those of you living under a rock, Me Too is a movement in which women are opening up about being sexually assaulted or sexually harassed. Women all over the world have started to share their stories of being verbally harassed, physically assaulted or violated by men. Many of these stories involve women being violated by men in positions of power over them, such as employers. While this… [+]
turning someone down

Is It Wrong To Reject Someone Because Of Their Body Type?

Posted By: on July 25,2018
When you talk about dating, people always acknowledge the difficulty of being rejected. There are a million articles out there discussing how to cope with being rejected. What about when you have to reject someone? The act or rejecting someone is not often discussed, and we have to say: it's not easy to reject someone! Having to reject someone is an inevitable aspect of dating. After all, you're not going to be interested in every person that is interested in you.… [+]
dating a criminal

Bad Boys and Girls Gone Wild: Is A Criminal Background A Dealbreaker?

Posted By: on July 19,2018
When it comes to dating, a lot of people have dealbreakers. For instance, a lot of women won't date a guy who doesn't have a job. A lot of men won't date a woman who wears too much makeup. Everyone's dealbreakers vary, but a very common one is having a criminal background. Both men and women agree that they wouldn't date someone with a criminal record. We'd like to argue this dealbreaker and say that when it comes to criminal… [+]

No Scrubs: 5 Dating Dealbreakers For Women

Posted By: on July 18,2018
When it comes to dating, there are just certain things that no one wants to deal with. Some things are total red flags that say: "DO NOT DATE THIS PERSON!" When it comes to these "dating dealbreakers," men and women are a little bit different. Women have some absolute dealbreakers about men that they cannot get past. If you want to know what women absolutely do not want in a man, check out the five dating dealbreakers for women below: 1.… [+]
manic pixie dream girl

What Men Want: The 4 Contradictions of Being A “Cool Girl”

Posted By: on July 12,2018
It's a tale as old as time: guy falls for the "cool girl" and all of his dreams come true. She's the perfect woman. She's the one he's always wanted. She's exactly what he's been looking for. The only problem is...she doesn't exist. Movies and televisions have consistently promoted the trope of the "cool girl" and have created an unrealistic idea of what a woman should be like in a relationship. (See also "manic pixie dreamgirl"). The "cool girl" conveniently… [+]
friends ex

Controversial Questions: Is It Ever Okay To Date Your Friend’s Ex?

Posted By: on July 09,2018
There are a lot of controversial subjects when it comes to dating and relationships. One of the most debated topics is always, "Is it okay to date your friend's ex?" Just discussing this topic can end friendships! Here we are going to discuss why the answer to that question is both "yes" and "no". Check out our explanation below... Yes, It Is Okay To Date Your Friend's Ex... It is totally okay to date your friend's ex under two different… [+]

What Really Matters: Why It’s Totally Okay To Be Shallow When It Comes To Dating

Posted By: on June 27,2018
How many times have you heard that "beauty is only skin deep?" Have you ever been called shallow when it comes to dating? Do your friends and family think that you put too much emphasis on looks when it comes to finding a partner? We're here to tell you: That's totally okay.  For whatever reason, we currently live in a society that demonizes people for appreciating someone's beauty or attractiveness. If you start dating someone because of how they look… [+]