Posts tagged "dating donts"

Dater X: We’ve Got A Stage-Five Clinger, Folks

Like everybody else in America, I decided to jump on the World Cup bandwagon last week and headed to a bar after work to catch a game with friends. When…

Dater X 2.0 | June 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Is It Really So Bad To Photoshop Your Online Dating Profile Pic?

I got into an debate with my friend the other day about a topic that I never thought I’d have to discuss — photoshopping your online dating profile picture. She’s…

Megan Reynolds | June 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Donts: Let’s Talk About The Rules

I was sitting with a couple of smart women that I respect when the subject of dating came up, as it tends to do. “I read The Rules, and it…

Megan Reynolds | June 17, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How To Juggle Dating Multiple People At The Same Time

There comes a time in everybody’s dating career when your dance card suddenly becomes fuller than you know what to do with. One day, you’re swiping sullenly through Tinder bemoaning…

Megan Reynolds | June 10, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Case For Being The Third Wheel

I am the only person in my friend group not in a relationship, a swinging single floating in the midst of the happily coupled. Nights out are often curtailed early.

Megan Reynolds | June 3, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: In Praise Of The Work Boyfriend

I used to work with someone who was smart, funny, a little goofy, and relatively handsome. From his first day, I could tell that we were going to get along.

Megan Reynolds | May 27, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Why Public Proposals Are Mortifying

A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting on a roof deck with two friends, enjoying the first rays of the pre-summer sun and drinking a beer when I looked…

Megan Reynolds | May 20, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: To Swipe Left Or Right? Some Thoughts On Tinder

My first experience with Tinder was on the patio of my favorite bar one night last summer, sitting with friend. “You have to try this app,” she told me. “You’re…

Megan Reynolds | May 13, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Get Yourself A Spring Fling!

The long cold winter of our discontent has finally started to ease its grip on most of the country. If you live on the East Coast, you’ve most likely been…

Megan Reynolds | May 6, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: A Field Guide To Pet Names For Your Significant Other

Part of the fun of starting a relationship is the shared discovery of the things that make you tick as a unit. Establishing a Sunday routine, dedicating a night to…

Megan Reynolds | April 29, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Is Chivalry Dead? Maybe It Should Be

I’ve never been one for chivalry. I prefer to do things my way, and take pride in my own ability to lift things that are heavy, open doors on my…

Megan Reynolds | April 22, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Love In The Age Of Instagram

I have an inveterate aversion to the unexpected. I hate surprise parties. I conduct extensive consumer research before I purchase anything, from new shoes to vacuum cleaners. The idea of…

Megan Reynolds | April 15, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 7 Somewhat Universal Online Dating Dealbreakers

Online dating is a wild and wooly world full of missed connections, delicate communications, and the unique, but not uncommon experience of getting to know someone enough to meet them…

Megan Reynolds | April 8, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Importance Of Independence

My ex-boyfriend’s parents have been married for years, but they sleep in separate beds. At first, I found this practice strange, a manifestation of a marriage that no longer had…

Megan Reynolds | April 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How To Do The Adult Long-Distance Relationship

Say you meet a handsome stranger one night in the corner of a dark bar. He’s visiting from somewhere else, but something clicks and all of a sudden it’s on.

Megan Reynolds | March 25, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 4 Things You Can Learn From Your Dinner Date

There are a lot of great ways to get to know somebody, but none are as efficient and satisfying as going out to eat with a person. I’m someone who…

Megan Reynolds | March 18, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Honesty Is Relative

I wasn’t entirely honest with the last person I dated. Our relationship, when it started, was a new, quivery thing, something that I had to ease myself into after a…

Megan Reynolds | March 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How The Meet-Cute Is Ruining Your Love Life

Let me set the scene for you. One day you’re at the grocery store, dutifully squeezing all the avocados until you find the ripest ones, then moving them to your…

Megan Reynolds | March 4, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Suggested Mourning Timelines For 3 Different Kinds Breakups

Breakups suck, whether you’re the dumper or the dumpee. No matter which end of the fray you’re on, there follows a mourning period, a delicate time in which you probably…

Megan Reynolds | February 25, 2014 - 10:00 am

Dating Don’ts: 4 First Date Tips For People Who Don’t Do It That Often

No one really likes first dates because they are the most stilted of all human interactions, second only to that thing that happens when you’re trying to pass someone on…

Megan Reynolds | February 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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