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5 Surprising Ways Your Job Influences Who You’re Attracted To

Last year, we did a “Best And Worst Careers For Love” survey which highlighted, among other things, that the five worst careers when it comes to finding love are: journalism…

YourTango.com | September 4, 2012 - 5:10 pm

Dealbreaker: I Got The Runs

I met Cute Train Guy en route back to New York just after Thanksgiving. (I’m nothing if not completely uncreative with my nicknames.) With the annual tradition of overcrowding and delays,…

Selena Coppock | August 30, 2012 - 1:00 pm

6 Ways To Break Up Like A Celebrity

Breaking up is, for lack of a better word, hard. But it doesn’t have to be. At least it doesn’t have to be nearly as hard as some people make…

Tiffany Brown | August 24, 2012 - 8:00 am

Girl Talk: Time To Fly

I was standing 23 feet off the ground on a rickety platform overlooking Manhattan’s East River, a sea of people below watching, waiting for me to jump. Every muscle in…

Ami Angelowicz | August 22, 2012 - 12:00 pm

The 4 Crushes I’m Thankful To Have Had

Today is Thursday. That means nothing to you. But to me, it means I woke up smiling because every Thursday, I walk 13 blocks to visit my current crush. He…

Ami Angelowicz | August 16, 2012 - 10:00 am

Dealbreaker: He Talked Smack About My Hometown

Like Brigham’s Ice Cream, Dunkin’ Donuts, and Neco Wafers, I hail from Boston.  I am a proud native of Kickassachusetts and I will defend my hometown as though it’s my…

Selena Coppock | August 10, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: Don’t Try To Understand Me, Just Love Me

After a four year hiatus from online dating, for a number of reasons, I was ready to give it a shot again. The most important being: I think you get…

Ami Angelowicz | August 7, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Dealbreaker: I Didn’t Like Who I Was When I Was With Him

When I started dating Tim, I thought he was interesting and creative, but I hated the fact that he smoked, and his apartment was always a mess. Nevertheless, we had…

Caitlin Abber | August 6, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: When Is The Right Time To Meet His Kids?

I had the fantasy in my head that a lot of heterosexual, child-wanting women probably have: I’ll date someone single and unattached, we’ll get married, and pump out a couple…

Jessica Wakeman | August 1, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: Redefining Vulnerability

“He smokes, which I find gross, but he’s planning to quit soon,” I complained to my roommate about Jason, the guy I’d been dating for about a month. “And did…

Kristen Walker | July 31, 2012 - 2:00 pm

Dating Olympics 2012: Which Country’s Singles Win The Gold?

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London officially kick off today, but the United States has already taken home gold. Dating gold, that is.

Our friends at Match.com recently…

YourTango.com | July 30, 2012 - 11:50 am

3 Grudges I Will Never Let Go Of

I’ve never been good at confrontation. Who knows why this is – fear of anger, abandonment, a literal pie to the face – but the interesting (read: TOTALLY PREDICTABLE) thing…

Sara Barron | July 30, 2012 - 10:00 am

Hear Me Out: 10 Reasons You Should Not Date A Dog Owner

Sure, dogs are adorable and everything. But just because you think they’re cute doesn’t mean you want to date them. And unless you’re an avid dog lover to begin with,…

Melanie Travis | July 26, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Which Of The Seven Dwarfs Of Drinking Are You?

If you’ve ever attended a girls’ night out or a bachelorette weekend,then you know that women tend to have distinct drinking personalities. Female drinking personas are developed early (usually in…

Claudia Maittlen-Harris | July 24, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Girl Talk: How I Started Enjoying My Love Life Again

No one does “judgmental” like my Mom.

“Sweetheart, I don’t understand. If you were building a real relationship with this boy, then why would one text message destroy…

Rebecca Wiegand | July 18, 2012 - 1:00 pm

9 Reasons You Suck At Relationships And How To Get Better

Some people are good at relationships. They meet potential partners with effortless ease wherever they go—on the subway, in the elevator at work, on line at the grocery store. They…

Jennifer Garam | July 16, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Confessions Of A Woman Who Won’t Date A Male Cat Owner

This is, in most part, a response to Brian Donovan, the man who made confessions about being a male cat owner over at Thought Catalog. Let me start by saying, Brian,…

Ami Angelowicz | July 12, 2012 - 3:00 pm

Girl Talk: Fine, Here’s The Real Reason I Dumped You

Inspired by #ICantDateYou trending on Twitter last week, I thought it would be fun to reveal the truth behind why I dumped some of my exes.

I’ve been dumped quite…

Kate Richlin-Zack | July 9, 2012 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Lied About His Height

In the summer of 2006, after having recently endured a breakup, I decided to bite the bullet, finally hopping on the online dating bandwagon. I chose Nerve as the site,…

Sara Barron | July 9, 2012 - 12:00 pm

Girl Talk: All My Bad Relationships Went On Too Long

I dated my first boyfriend for about two years. Our relationship started when I was 15. Over the course of those two years, I saw him for … like five…

Kate Fridkis | July 2, 2012 - 12:00 pm
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