And The Most Important Trait You Can Have When You’re Dating Is…

Everyone has different things they’re looking for when it comes to a romantic partner. For me, a sense of humor and the ability to be quick on your feet are essential. If you’ve got a few one-liners and witty responses up your sleeve, I’m sold. But I’ve realized that, despite other preferences, positivity is a universally appealing and […]

Casual Dating Has Officially Died, I Think. RIP.

I’ve complained before, both on this blog and to anyone who will listen to me in person, about how no one dates anymore. “Dates” are meeting up after you’ve both been out doing other things or getting coffee or getting drinks in a very last-minute way. Formal, pre-planned dinner dates seem to have been a […]

I Really Think Dating Should Be More Like Fight Club

I’m no dating etiquette expert, but I wish that members of the dating community as a collective could agree on one thing: dating should be like Fight Club. You just don’t talk about it with other people with whom you are doing it. It’s very unsettling to me when I get a message on an online […]

Hey! You Deserve a Real Date.

I’m afraid that dating is starting to become a lost art. We’re in a world where 1 a.m. texts and “I’m watching the game with my friends at this bar, want to join?” are starting to become the norm and “Want to get a drink/dinner/coffee at this date and time?” is becoming less common. We’re […]

Can We All Agree on Some Dating Etiquette?

Dating is an adventure/jungle/many other analogies. If you’re doing it, you know this to be true. It can be fun and teach you a lot about yourself, but you also encounter some really awkward situations from time to time. I actually don’t mind the occasional bad date, because I think they build character and make […]