dealbreaker

Would You Dump Your Boyfriend For Getting A Happy Ending?

Rumor has it, Taylor Swift and her boyfriend-of-a-minute, Calvin Harris, have broken up. Who cares right? You’re probably still trying to figure out who Calvin Harris even is besides a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 12, 2015 - 11:40 am

Dealbreaker: I Got Called A Bitch On A Virtual First Date

For basically all of my adult life, I did not “date” in the conventional sense. I can count on one hand the number of times I went out to dinner…

Lauren Gitlin | May 4, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Make It Stop: “Smoking Is A Dealbreaker, But My Boyfriend Can’t Seem To Quit”

He’s been promising to quit cigs since they started dating, but even now that they’re talking marriage, his gross habit persists.

Anna Goldfarb | March 20, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Dealbreaker: He Told Me I Needed To “Be Happier”

On our last date, we sat next to each other on the floor of an Afghan restaurant, sharing a plate of kaddo bourani and a bottle of wine. He looked at…

Allison McCarthy | March 11, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Dealbreaker: The Third Wheel Hated Me

The girl was great: Tyler, a bright-haired activist who confessed her crush on me after a feminist burlesque show. The dates were great: a Valentine’s Day dance party in a…

Camille Guillot | February 17, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Drank Beef Tea

The day I learned that J. enjoyed a nice, hot cup of “beef tea” was the day I realized this guy most definitely wasn’t the one. As anyone outside of…

Lauren Corona | November 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Doesn’t “See Color”

The saying goes if you can make it in New York City, you can make it anywhere: Dating is too often a joke, the job market is highly competitive, the…

Kristin Collins Jackson | October 22, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Kept Poking Me With His Boner

I once had a boyfriend who woke me up nearly every morning with his boner.

He poked it into my back, then at my butt, again and again,…

Jessica Machado | August 7, 2014 - 11:00 am

Dating Don’ts: 7 Somewhat Universal Online Dating Dealbreakers

Online dating is a wild and wooly world full of missed connections, delicate communications, and the unique, but not uncommon experience of getting to know someone enough to meet them…

Megan Reynolds | April 8, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Didn’t Tell Me He Was Engaged Until We Were About To Have Sex

Mike* added me on Facebook and struck up conversation the day after our mutual friend – who was under the impression that we were both single and searching – set

Sarah Griffin | February 28, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dealbreaker: He Kicked My Dog

I walked into a posh, new restaurant in Alphabet City and asked a guy in a black suit (amidst other guys in ratty chinos and un-tucked oxford shirts) about my…

Valerie Singer | January 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm

5 Sex Dealbreakers You Can’t Ignore

If our collective dating experience has taught us anything, it’s that sexual compatibility is key to a long-lasting relationship. And sexual compatibility requires both mental and physical attraction. (Yes, that…

The Frisky | November 2, 2013 - 12:00 pm
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