Posts tagged "dating tip"

Dads Raising Daughters: Wisdom On Love, Dating & (Gulp!) Sex

We've been hearing from real dads about teaching their daughters that they are smart and beautiful and that girls can do anything boys can do. Today we tackle the motherlode — her, fatherlode? — of parenting topics: dads imparting wisdom on love, dating, and sex. For advice, I turned to Tony, the father of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 15, 2012

What His Drink Says About Him

Grabbing drinks is pretty par for the course when it comes to dating as a twenty-something. It’s less serious than dinner, more fun than coffee and it can actually tell you quite a bit about the guy you’re spending the evening with. Don’t believe me? Take a look at some of the drinks I’ve listed…
By: College Candy / June 14, 2012

Girl Talk: How Snuffleupagus Saved My Relationship

You probably know Mr. Snuffleupagus as the heavy-lashed wooly mammoth from “Sesame Street.” He's the lovable, large, brown creature who swings his trunk to and fro with every step, spends his days hanging out with Big Bird and enjoys nothing more than a bowl of spaghetti. I, however, happen to regard Snuffleupagus as my personal…
By: Marissa Willman / June 11, 2012

How To Be A Feminist Girlfriend

While we fantasize about finding the perfect feminist boyfriend, the burden of bringing feminism into a hetero relationship often lies with the lady — like so many other burdens of relationships! So here are a few ways to bring an egalitarian spirit to your coupledom: 1. Talk about “women’s” issues as if they are not…
By: YourTango.com / June 9, 2012

Dating Don’ts: 13 Signs That He’ll Be A Bad Partner

If there's any deeper message to be extracted from "Love In The Wild," which premieres tonight 9/8c on NBC, it's that you don't want to get stuck in a snake pit with a crap ass partner. Teamwork is key on the dating competition show, in which…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 5, 2012

Attention, Men: This Is Why Women Hate Your Gross Apartment

Poor men. They've been sleepwalking through life trying not to screw up the first date or the first kiss. Those events are important, duh, but there is a booby trap lurking underfoot: The real big deal that dudes have to try not to screw up is the grand unveiling of his living quarters. No, ladie…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 5, 2012

Post-Breakup Rebound? Why Men Move On So Fast

When I use the words "men" and "rebound" in the same sentence, male minds might quickly conjure up thoughts of their favorite NBA teams. Women, however, understand that I am addressing the phenomenon of rushing into a new relationship after the dissolution of an old one. And while men aren't the only ones guilty of…
By: YourTango.com / June 4, 2012

4 Things I’m Doing To Avoid Online Dating

I've promised my friends that whenever my dating prospects dry up, I will gather up my courage and make a new online dating profile. Well, my prospects are drying up at a rapid pace. Yet, I've made no move to get my electronic mojo going. Why? I'm not entirely sure. I really have nothing against…
By: Ami Angelowicz / June 4, 2012

15 Signs It’s Time To Walk Away

There comes a time in most relationships when you must decide to, excuse my Texan, ‘shit or get off the pot.’ Relationship milestones are no mystery. There’s the “getting to know one another and going on dates” phase, the “okay, we’re more than casual but not calling each other boyfriend or girlfriend (you know, because…
By: College Candy / June 3, 2012

8 Classic Commitmentphobic Lines Decoded

Ladies, you know when you meet a guy you really like, and you think, "This could be the one!" But something feels off. It feels sort of like you are single-handedly dragging the relationship up a mountain, or kind of pushing it up a hill with one finger? Because it seems like the guy give…
By: The Stir / June 2, 2012

The Good, The Bad & The WTF: Dating Advice “Millionaire Matchmaker” Patti Stanger Dispenses Over Twitter

One afternoon this week, I was putzing around on Twitter, procrastinating on work, when a tweet from Patti Stanger, the star of "Millionaire Matchmaker," caught my eye. "Part of acting like a lady involves allowing him to be a gentleman," she tweeted. Hmmm, I thought. That's just good advice. Then I thought about it for…
By: Jessica Wakeman / June 1, 2012

Dating Don’ts: 13 Vagina Killers

Vagina Killer (vah-ji´nah kil′ər) noun: 1. The thing that an otherwise acceptable man can do or say on a date to ensure that he will never get into your pants. Ever. Vagina killers will stop the mojo of any good date dead in its tracks. For example, say you're on a date with a perfectly…
By: Ami Angelowicz / May 30, 2012

4 Ways To Help Your Man Fight Depression

You've noticed that your partner seems sad, irritable, or overly critical. Maybe he has expressed hopelessness or guilt. You have noticed a loss of interest in his usual activities, concentration trouble, or changes in his sleep pattern. All these could be signs that your man is struggling with some form of depression. Depression isn't only…
By: YourTango.com / May 23, 2012

What To Say When You Don’t Love Him Back

It's your six-month anniversary and you’re convinced that you couldn't have found a better guy. He has great morals, knows how to talk about his feelings and showers you with gifts regularly. To celebrate your anniversary, you hold each other close while watching "The Vow" and follow it up with a romantic dinner at your…
By: Terri Huggins / May 23, 2012

Dating Don’ts: Putting Your Foot In Your Mouth On A First Date

On Friday night, I had an online date that really fizzled. Everything was going just fine over chips and guac until he majorly stuck his foot in his mouth. He started talking about his ex-girlfriends (always a red flag!) and mentioned that several were depressed. He ended up giving much more than he got back in these…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 22, 2012

9 Unexpected Places To Find Love

Finding love is never easy-- or so it seems when you're single. As many women will admit, the bar scene isn't always an ideal place to meet men and flirting with someone at work is sometimes frowned upon. So if you're "looking for love in all the wrong places" as the song goes... or just…
By: YourTango.com / May 21, 2012

10 Signs You Might Be Suffering From Post-Breakup Insanity

After a particularly bad breakup, most of us would admit to some crazy behavior. Of course, crazy is in the eye of the beholder … or the receiver. It may start innocently enough with drunken texts, Facebook stalking or obsessing over your need for closure. Unfortunately, every once and a while, a breakup sends eve…
By: Claudia Maittlen-Harris / May 21, 2012

Does His Single Facebook Status Matter?

We have been dating for two years now, already talking about marriage. A year ago I changed my facebook relationship status into "in the relationship." He didn't. He is still single in Facebook. I never brought this up as it is sounds childish. Two months ago I changed mine into "single." I figured why would…
By: Tres Sugar / May 18, 2012

The Geek Guide To Dating A Geek

I’ve been a self-identified nerd since I was 16, but I didn’t always date within my identity. I dated all kinds. Hipsters. Musicians. Wannabe hipsters. Bad musicians. My current boyfriend is a total nerd too, but I almost gave up on our relationship after our first date because he hadn’t read George Orwell’s 1984. (And…
By: The Mary Sue / May 15, 2012

Dating Don’ts: Putting A Moratorium On Beating Yourself Up

“You're really mean to yourself,” my friend said after I'd finished listing all the ways I'd messed up a date with a guy I really liked. What did I do that I found so unacceptable? Here's the list: 1. I didn't offer to pay. I always offer to pay, but then I feel resentful because…
By: Jennifer Garam / May 15, 2012
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