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Dating Don’ts: Maybe It Is You

“It’s not you, it’s me.” How many times have you heard that? How many times have you comforted a heartbroken friend by telling them that there’s nothing wrong with them,…

Julie Gerstein | September 10, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 7 Kinds Of Default Fighting Styles That Will Drive You Crazy

Sometimes the worst thing about having a fight with the person you’re dating is not that you’re fighting, or even what you’re fighting about; it’s about not understanding each other’s…

Ami Angelowicz | September 3, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Where There Is Driftwood…

When I went through my last breakup (before my current, very happy relationship)  — I think I was on breakup #72 in my dating lifetime — I was like, game…

Ami Angelowicz | August 27, 2013 - 11:00 am

Dating Don’ts: We’re All Just Walking Dealbreakers

The other day, I made a list of every guy I’ve ever dated seriously, dated a couple times, dated until I got the “Oh no, there’s been an emergency and…

Abby Cooper | August 20, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How To Deal When Your Career Is Blowing Up And Your Boyfriend’s Isn’t

Remember that episode of “Sex and the City” where Carrie got a big advance for her book while her boyfriend, Jack Berger, watched his flounder? He was so jealous of…

Hanna Brooks Olsen | August 13, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Guys You’ll Wish You Had Gone Out With In College

I started out my college dating career the way most girls do: with a boyfriend back home that I tried to breakup with before I left, but couldn’t quite go…

Ami Angelowicz | August 6, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 5 Things That Can Go Terribly Wrong On Tinder And Grouper

When meeting people in real life became too much work, we went online to date. When online dating becomes tedious (and it pretty much already has), what’s next? We date through…

Alyson Penn | July 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Breakup Phase You Didn’t See Coming

Even though I’m a cat lady by choice – minus the terrifying figurines and embroidered pillows – when my ex started dating someone new, my reaction was … let’s just…

Krissy Brady | July 23, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: About Fake-Friending

The scenario is a common one – it’s happened to me and, while writing this piece, I did an informal survey and asked a handful of women in my life…

Hanna Brooks Olsen | July 16, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Danger In Being Just One Of The Guys

Yesterday, I teared up over a iPhone photo of my high school best friend looking stunning in a potential wedding gown. It was captioned, “This could be the one!” My…

Sarah Gray | July 9, 2013 - 11:00 am

Dating Don’ts: What Dating Doesn’t Teach You About Relationships

In my eight year stint as a single person, I became very proficient at dating and breaking up. I learned how to flirt, I became skilled at meeting men both…

Ami Angelowicz | July 2, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 5 Alternatives To Sending An Angry, Post-Breakup Email

Breakups are brutal, and we rarely end a relationship with all of our feelings, regrets and issues off our chest. Instead, we’re left with a tornado of confusing emotions accumulating…

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | June 25, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 13 Types Of Texters To Be Wary Of

As if dating wasn’t hard enough – you throw in a portable, typed-word machine and suddenly it’s pandemonium. Tones, intentions, invitations all get jumbled in this lawless land of shorthand…

Alyson Penn | June 18, 2013 - 10:00 am

Dating Don’ts: 4 Things You Shouldn’t Do If You Find Yourself Dating A Celebrity

Navigating the courtship process with someone famous is nothing like the movie “Win A Date With Tad Hamilton.” Josh Duhamel and Kate Bosworth made it look easy and adorable. It’s…

Michelle French | June 11, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Be A Crappy Wedding Date

It just creeps right up every year. It’s Valentine’s Day and then you sneeze and out comes WEDDING SEASON. I’m attending four (possibly five) this year. That’s a lot of…

Ami Angelowicz | June 4, 2013 - 11:00 am

Dating Don’ts: A Field Guide To Getting Lucky At A Wedding

Wedding season is kind of the best. I gladly welcome any excuse to put on a fancy dress, throw on some lipstick and toast the merry union of two souls,…

Megan Reynolds | May 28, 2013 - 12:00 pm

6 Mistakes Not To Make When Getting Set Up

A few months ago, my love life went through a dry spell. It wasn’t that messages weren’t coming in on Match.com or that guys wouldn’t chat me up when I…

Anonymous | May 23, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 5 Tips For The Highly Allergic Dater

Spring is in the air – and in your nose. You sneeze, ooze, and actively resist the urge to claw your itching eyes out. That is, if you’re allergic like…

Anna Sofia Martin | May 21, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 12 Things To Know About Dating A Musician

A few years ago, I had to swear off dating musicians. I’d been dating them since high school, both casual guitar-noodlers and career musicians who had songs on CW shows…

Jessica Wakeman | May 7, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Case For Doing Nothing

I have something I need to get off my chest. I’m experiencing pangs of guilt about writing about dating when I’m no longer doing it. I wake up some mornings…

Ami Angelowicz | April 30, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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