How to Break Up Gracefully

Is there a right or wrong way to handle a break up? There’s that old saying that “breaking up is hard to do.” Well, not only is it hard to do, but it’s hard to handle the aftermath and the emotional complications that burp up out of us when we’re in such a vulnerable state. …

Fuck Yes or No

Think about this for a moment: Why would you ever choose to be with someone who is not excited to be with you? There’s a grey area in dating many people get hung up on — a grey area where feelings are ambiguous or one person has stronger feelings than the other. This grey area …

Dating Vs. Courtship: Which Is Right For You?

Online dating puts romantic prospects at our fingertips in seconds. Text messages let us interact with the least amount of effort. And with today’s modern attitudes toward dating, we’re tempted to look to serve ourselves first before thinking of the needs of others. All these factors have led to a sharp decrease in the idea …

Why Everyone You Date Is A Psycho

Well, the short answer is: it’s you. If every person you end up emotionally involved with is a psycho and finds a way to make your life hell, the only thing they all have in common is you. So start by looking at yourself. It’s a common pattern: quiet, reserved, “nice” people that continually attract …

How to Date an Emotionally Stable and Amazing Person

A sizable portion of the dating pool is made up of people who think that all of the people they meet and date are untrustworthy, shallow, selfish, and manipulative. Yet, as we learned in last week’s article, if all of your relationships end in psychological ruin, then that says more about you and less about …

7 Things Sex Education Should Have Taught Us But Didn’t

It’s 2017 and two things are abundantly clear: 1) sex education matters and 2) cultures that believe sex is shameful screw everything up. The statistics are glaring. More pragmatic approaches to teenage sexuality (i.e., “Hey, you’re going to do what you’re going to do, but here’s how to be responsible about it”) outperform strict abstinence/religious …

The 14 Best Moments in Every Relationship

1. The first time you hang out one-on-one (and yes, Netflixing counts). Nothing is more exciting than letting out all your pent-up crush energy on a first date. It’s almost as big a deal as your potential wedding day in terms of stories you’ll have to tell over and over. PRO TIP: Don’t bring up potential weddings on the first …