Tag Archives: dating

Dear Wendy: “I Don’t Like My Boyfriend’s Christmas Gift”

My boyfriend and I have been seeing each other about a year now. For Christmas he gave me a beautiful pearl necklace, which I appreciated very much; I understand the effort that he put in to picking it out for me. My birthday is coming up soon and he mentioned getting me a different color pearl necklace. I don’t want to seem like I’m not grateful, because I am, but I never wear jewelry and am not really a fan of pearls. Is there any way that I can hint to him that I don’t want him to buy me pearls (or really any jewelry for that matter) without hurting his feelings? I feel bad that he is spending so much money on something that I really don’t like or need. I plan on wearing this necklace to make sure he knows I appreciate it. Should I just act like I like it and let him buy me another or is there some way I can let him know that pearls just aren’t my thing? — Present Tense

Keep reading »

7 Types Of Guys To Date In 2011

Well, 2011 is almost upon us. After a year of sluttin’ it up and having a grand ol’ time doing it, I feel very ready to meet someone special. A boyfriend, a partner-in-crime, if you will. With that in mind, I’ve already made some dating resolutions for the upcoming year, and have noted the 10 types of guys I plan to avoid now that I’m looking for a relationship with some depth, not to mention an exchange of last names. Having been actively online dating for the last year, I have definitely “put myself out there,” to use the annoying phrase lobbed around by advice-filled smug monogamists, but I also think I need to be more open-minded about WHO to date. Here are the 7 types of guys to date in 2011. Keep reading »

Dear Wendy Updates: “Lost In Limbo” Responds

It’s time again for “Dear Wendy Updates,” a feature where people I’ve given advice to in the past let us know whether they followed the advice and how they’re doing today. After the jump, we hear from “Lost in Limbo,” who had been seeing a guy for two months who told her he “doesn’t really do the girlfriend thing” when she asked where they stood. “Where we are is fine for now, since we’ve only been seeing each other for two months,” she wrote, “but I’m worried that he won’t want to make me his girlfriend ever.” After the jump, find out where things stand now — whether she’s single, still in limbo, or if her dude stepped up. Keep reading »

This Is Why He Dumped You?

Another day, another Tumblr. How long before it gets a book deal? Who knows. The latest entrant is the confession-themed That’s Why I Dumped You. Most of the time, when you dump someone or you get dumped, you don’t tell the truth about why it happened. “It’s not me, it’s you.” “This just isn’t working out.” “I don’t know.” In reality, there’s always an answer behind the BS, and That’s Why I Dumped You has them. Here, men and women can confess the real reasons why you got dumped. From “You were 47 with two 17 year old kids, and I was 28 living in a different state” to “Sex involves both of us moving,” the site offers interesting insight into relationships breakups. [That’s Why I Dumped You] Keep reading »

Dater X’s Best Posts Of 2010

While there are still a few days left in 2010, we’re going to feature some of our best and favorite posts from the last year. Each of your regular Frisky bloggers has picked out her 10 favorite posts from 2010—some you may remember well, others might have slipped past your radar. Either way, we hope you’ll relive the best of The Frisky in 2010. Here are some of the misadventures of Dater X! Keep reading »

The Weirdest Love Stories Of 2010

Despite having the most information (ever) at our fingertips and the greatest likelihood (ever) of being caught and made an object of public scorn and ridicule for doing dumb things, we are living in an age of people doing really dumb stuff. Sure, people have always done super ridiculous stuff (like creating the Anglican church) but, somewhere between “Say Anything” and “Jackass,” we started making a bunch of questionable calls about love and relationships. Here are the most interesting things we learned from the past year’s worth of weird news. Keep reading »

  • Zergnet: Simply Irresistible

  • HowAboutWe

  • Popular