Posts tagged "dating tips"

10 Tricks For Dealing With An Awkward Silence

It’s always so uncomfortable, isn't it? The two of you are seated at the dinner table, face to face with each other, alone. Well, there's that third wheel friend tagging along named Awkward Silence. Sure, you could complain about the unbearable summer weather, or talk about your job or how your team lost the game…

By: YourTango.com / July 4, 2014

The Pros And Cons Of Dating Younger

Everyone knows how older men like to date younger women and many of my dating coaching clients complain about this. Yet in recent years, the tables are turning and many women are now dating younger men. Naturally there are wonderful things about a romance with someone younger, as well as  a number of challenges. A lot depends on the age…

By: YourTango.com / June 1, 2014

8 Creepy Pickup Tactics

Leah Green, a producer for The Guardian recently created a viral video in which she harasses men in the ways that women are typically harassed on the street. She goes up to guys complimenting their asses and asking if they'd like to go home with her, making them uncomfortable in the ways that women are…

By: YourTango.com / April 19, 2014

How To Reply To A Last Minute Date

When a man calls very last minute to ask you out on a date, it's easy to turn him down. You've got plans. You have a life. You don't have time to sit around and wait on him. Fair enough. But what's it costing you? Are you missing an opportunity? Read more on Your Tango...

By: YourTango.com / April 12, 2014

Escape A Bad Date With These Sneaky Apps

If you've ever had the misfortune of being on a date gone terribly wrong, you're not alone. When it comes to playing the field, first dates and awkward moments go hand in hand. From uncomfortable silences to tension you could cut with a knife, we've all been through dates that were so terrible that sending…

By: YourTango.com / March 25, 2014

Date-Ade Episode 2: On Accidents & Accidental “I Love Yous”

I think I’ve mentioned (numerous times) that canned dating advice drives me crazy. Love and relationships are not a one-size-fits-all pair of shoes. I admittedly don’t have all the answers, but I’ve found that I give the best advice when I share my own stories — as weird as they may be — and offer…

By: Ami Angelowicz / August 22, 2013

The Best Long-Distance Relationship Tips From Those Who’ve Been There

Many of us, myself included, have gone down the dreaded LDR (long-distance relationship) path with a significant other. Not being able to experience daily rituals together, go out on dates, and just wake up next to each other — not to mention the physical part — can test even the strongest of bonds. And don't…

By: Tres Sugar / August 17, 2013

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 if they were familiar with the phenomenon of fake-friending. All them were. And almost all of them – myself included – admitted to having bee…

By: Hanna Brooks Olsen / July 16, 2013

“Get Uglier Friends”: Jimmy Fallon Dishes Out Advice For Rookie

Whoa. I almost don't recognize Serious Jimmy Fallon. But Serious Jimmy Fallon is here, dishing out relationship advice for Rookie Mag's Ask A Grown Man series. He cracks a few jokes, but mostly Jimmy takes his role as advice-giver like a concerned older brother. And somehow I find that totally endearing. [Rookie Mag]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / March 16, 2013

7 Ways To Survive The Second Date Slump

When you finally meet someone you connect with, that first date feels like magic. The conversation flows smoothly, the chemistry is electric, and you wish that the night would never end. Which is why you're so surprised when on the second date, you feel like you're out with a totally different person. Between all the…

By: Jennifer Garam / May 10, 2012

Hot Links: Lots Of “Bachelor”-Inspired Dating Tips

Here are 11 valuable dating tips gathered from watching "The Bachelor." [Tres Sugar] And on the flipside, here are seven dating tips from Bachelor Ben Flajnik himself! [Ask Men] Apparently, some people actually ask plus-size model Robyn Lawley if she "overeats" or is "fed better" at photoshoots in order to stay a "larger size." Tur…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 5, 2012

10 Moves That Will (Probably) Land You A Second Date

I'm about to drop some BIG secrets here. Guys, it's really not that hard to land a second date with a woman should you want one. There are things you can do on your first date (or immediately following) that will all but ensure your second (unless you behaved like a cad on the first…

By: Ami Angelowicz / March 5, 2012

98 Dating Tips

If you’re on the dating scene and want to find someone special, you know how hard it can be to meet and greet the right person. Starting a conversion sounds simple enough, but it can be the most difficult part of a date because you want to make a good first impression. You can't just…

By: YourTango.com / May 5, 2010

Dating Tips (That Really Work!) From The Women Of “The Bachelor”

"The Bachelor…On the Wings of Love…The Women Tell All" is a very long title, and it was a very long show. We saw, in two hours, how past contestants get drunk on Bachelor "reunion cruises," how they give back to charity, and—as host Chris Harrison kept saying—how exactly the "biggest TV scandal of 2010" went…

By: YourTango.com / February 27, 2010

Real Dating Advice For The Technological Age

Yesterday, I did an interview with CNN Live about Leonora Epstein’s article, “Automatic Online Dating Dealbreakers.” (You can watch it after the jump, if you’re so inclined, but please know the style department will be doing more about my hideous under-eye circles and lighting the next time around.) That same day, Julia Allison, blogging “sexpert,”…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 24, 2009

Is Chivalry Sexist?

A male blogger named Anthony Michael Rojas posted a little list entitled "How To Treat A Woman On A Date: The Basics" on his Tumbler blog this week and it got quite a few angry reblogs from women who felt like his suggestions were sexist. Rojas clearly believe his suggestions to be basic "chivalry," while…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 10, 2009

You + Me = Us, Dating Height Calculus

Yesterday I wrote Advice For The Vertically Challenged and was surprised by some of the comments. Many quite fairly pointed out that perhaps my definition of "short" should be revised, or that I should be clear that just because I feel short at 5' 5" does not make this height or anything bellow it qualify…

By: Ali Jawin / June 30, 2009

Recession Proof Rendezvous: Five Free Ways To Get Laid

The recession is hitting everyone in their bank account, but there’s no reason it should slow down your man income. So, if you’re broke as a joke and can’t afford to go shellin’ out dough at bars, here are some ways you can meet new people without dropping a dime. Hey, the best things i…

By: Simcha / June 12, 2009