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Emily Postmodern: How To Break Up With Someone Without Being A Jerk

Breakups are already a special hell, but breaking up in the internet age is much, much worse.

Julianna Rose Dow |

People Who Ghost Suck, But People Who Ghost And Steal Your Dog Suck Even Harder

The universe is trying to tell me to take a breather from dating, I think. This week, the New York Times discovered “ghosting,” i.e. when someone you’ve been dating for…

Amelia McDonell-Parry |

Dater XY: Did Chemistry Ghost Us?

They come few and far between but we all have them. You know, those first dates that make you think, Wow, is this the one? I had one of these…

Dater XY |

Dating Don’ts: 5 Scenarios In Which It Is Totally Okay To Ghost

My best friend went on a date with a man who seemed fine at first — they sat at a neighborhood bar and talked for hours. They went on a…

Megan Reynolds |

Frisky Rant: On Dudes Who Ghost And Then Suddenly Text Me Every Six Months Or So

“Hey.” “Hey you.” “What’s up?” “Yo.” “Heyyyy.”

These are the types of messages I’ve been getting from former flings and lovers about every six months or so. And…

Meghan O'Keefe |

Dater X: Adventures In Ghostbusting

On my fourth, excruciating day of not hearing from GQ, I was still racking my brain for possible reasons he could have ghosted. But I knew it was time to…

Dater X 2.0 |

A Great Way To Mourn Guys Who’ve Ghosted

When your Tinder date stands you up , or God forbid, the guy you’ve been dating disappears into thin air, it can be mind-boggling to try to figure out what…

Ami Angelowicz |

Dater X: I’ve Been Ghosted And It’s Bringing Up All The Feelings

It’s been two days since I’ve heard from GQ, and to be honest, I’m in an anxiety spiral. Although there’s still a tiny part of me that’s hoping for the…

Dater X 2.0 |

Girl Talk: Finding Closure After A Non-Breakup

It’s really difficult to talk about the end of a relationship when you haven’t exactly had a breakup.

“Well, how did it end?” someone inevitably asks.

AnnMarie Carson |

Girl Talk: Do I Really Need To Know Why He Dumped Me?

I probably could have written the Modern Love essay, Exit Left, Wordlessly, in this past Sunday’s New York Times. Not that I could have penned it better than writer Aimee Lee…

Ami Angelowicz |

The Soapbox: This Might Sound Crazy, But Let’s Bring Back Good Manners In Dating

Over the summer, I had a first date with an attractive, smart guy who emailed me over an online dating site. C— was Harvard-educated, a lawyer, and a dead ringer…

Jessica Wakeman |

Dating Don’ts: Thou Shalt Not Ghost

People talk a lot about the rules of dating. Pshaw! Rules? What rules? Dating requires you to to be a ninja. You barely have time to contemplate your ever-changing instincts…

Ami Angelowicz |