dating donts

Dating Don’ts: The Power Of Next

Breakups suck. Despite all the lessons and advice our parents teach us, nothing really prepares us to fall in love with someone and then have that person choose not to…

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | November 27, 2012 - 10:00 am

Dating Don’ts: 7 Things You Should Never Post On His Facebook Page

You’ve been dating this guy for a few weeks, and—SCORE—he finally made it official! And, more importantly, you’re finally Facebook friends. But don’t get too excited—this doesn’t mean you can give social media etiquette the…

Emma Sarran | November 20, 2012 - 12:00 pm

4 Reasons Why “It Will Be Different With Me” Syndrome Is Dangerous

Remember that hot guy in high school who dated every girl in his class, despite treating every one of them like crap?  Why was this possible? Because women suffer from…

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | November 16, 2012 - 10:00 am

Dating Don’ts: Be Switzerland

My relationship has hit a roadblock. This roadblock may be like a piece of highway shrapnel that we need to swerve around or it might be more like the Berlin…

Ami Angelowicz | November 13, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 10 Things You’re Not Allowed To Do If Things Ended Badly

Last week, I got an email from someone who said he was referred to me by W*, a guy I went on a few dates with a couple of years…

Ami Angelowicz | November 6, 2012 - 11:00 am

Dating Don’ts: 10 Things You’re Probably Overreacting About

In the early stages of dating, decoding and deciphering signals can be the hardest part. What’s his normal behavior? What’s his I really like you behavior? What’s his I’m about…

Ami Angelowicz | October 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Get Dumped

I believe I’ve made it clear how I feel about relationship advice. Mostly, I find it utterly unhelpful. I think that relationships are so complicated and personal, that advice is…

Ami Angelowicz | October 23, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 10 Reasons You Shouldn’t Turn Down A Second Date (Even If The First One Kind Of Sucked)

I was just talking to a friend about her new, amazing, best-sex-ever relationship. She said her first date with her now girlfriend was awful. They had nothing to talk about…

Lauren Passell | October 16, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 7 Of The Most Unhelpful Pieces Of Dating Advice I Ever Received

I’ve only been off the market for two months and already, the dating world is like a bad, distant memory I want to put in a shoe box and hide…

Ami Angelowicz | October 9, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Cancel Plans

One time, a guy I had been dating for more than a month canceled our Saturday night date, calling an hour before we were supposed to meet, telling me that…

Ami Angelowicz | October 2, 2012 - 10:00 am

Dating Don’ts: 8 Money Habits You Shouldn’t Be Cool With

The Beatles had it right when they crooned “Money can’t buy me love.” For sure. It’s impossible to put a price tag on the important things in relationships. BUT ……

Jennifer Kuhn | September 25, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 7 Times When “I Love You” Doesn’t Count

The phrase “I love you” — despite endless debates about who should say it first and how often it should be said — only holds as much significance as the…

The Frisky | September 18, 2012 - 11:00 am

Dating Don’ts: If You’re Injured, Get Off The Field

Disclaimer: I am not a sports person, so please pardon my fumbling attempt at sports metaphors but … if you are injured, get off the playing field. I am not…

Ami Angelowicz | September 11, 2012 - 11:00 am

Dating Don’ts: How Not To Approach Exclusivity

You know that stupid saying, “assuming makes an ass of you and me”? I hate that saying, it’s annoying, but in the case of dating, it’s true. You may be…

Ami Angelowicz | September 4, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: He’s Not Your Ex

This past weekend, I had brunch with a single guy friend and, as I tend to do when I’m in these situations, I took advantage of the opportunity to ask…

Ami Angelowicz | August 28, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: The Importance Of Girlproofing

As parents must safeguard their homes against the presence of a toddler, so must single men prepare their apartments for the company of a woman. This process is called girlproofing.

Ami Angelowicz | August 21, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Love Adages NOT To Live By

One of the more annoying things about dating is being given unsolicited advice by the smug couples of the world, the most offensive kind being played out platitudes about love.

Ami Angelowicz | August 14, 2012 - 10:00 am

Dating Don’ts: 7 Kinds Of First Kisses Women Fear

Two of my most major dating anxieties are A) having nothing to talk about and B) the first kiss. I fear having nothing to talk about, not because I don’t…

Ami Angelowicz | August 8, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Quit Trying So Hard (As Demonstrated By Two Contestants On Last Night’s Episode Of “Bachelor Pad”)

While watching last night’s episode of “Bachelor Pad,” I had two distinct thoughts: 1) Michael Stagliano is the only normal person on this show and 2) the worst thing you…

Ami Angelowicz | July 31, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How To Handle A Baggage Bomb

You, single woman out there in the dating world, be prepared. For you are going to get bombs dropped on you. The person you are dating has baggage and not…

Ami Angelowicz | July 24, 2012 - 11:00 am
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