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How Can You Possibly Love an Adult Who Eats Like a Toddler?

She's a meat-eater; he's vegan. She likes salads; he lives on hot dogs and Cheez Whiz. These are examples of real-life couples whose pairings make no sense to me. Because I could not love a person (romantically) who would never eat vegetables. Or if I did love them, I would consider it star-crossed. Uh,… » 8/01/14 2:40pm 8/01/14 2:40pm

This Dude's List of Dealbreakers Is 80% Horrific, 100% Hypocritical

Listen up, ladies: Are you tired of games, half-truths and cat-and-mouse phone chases that will never lead to love? Well, have I got a guy for you. He's got standards, he's got morals and, most importantly, he has a list of about 372,000 dealbreakers that he won't put up with. Form a line to the left and excuse… » 7/24/14 6:00pm 7/24/14 6:00pm

Man's Attempt to Play Gay to Help a Friend Backfires Spectacularly

It started out innocently enough (it always does) — one man pretends to be gay for a single dinner party to help a friend out. As lies do, this one sucked in the friend's family, free time, and living situation. And, before he knew it, the Helpful Man found that the lie had spiraled completely and entirely out of… » 7/21/14 6:15pm 7/21/14 6:15pm

Adults Think Millennials Don't Know How to Love

You can't have a conversation about the utter failure that is the millennial generation without a grandiose and reductive statement that avoids the context of the issues you're discussing. At the Aspen Ideas Festival, an entire panel was centered around one such statement: "Kids these days, they just don't know how to… » 7/03/14 4:40pm 7/03/14 4:40pm

Romance Is Dead and This Is the OkCupid Message That Proves It

Trying to find love on the internet can be a harrowing ordeal. There are the creepers, the harassers, the well-meaning psychos and dudes who send you dick pics when a "hello" would have sufficed. And yet, this note, received by a San Francisco woman (and at least 10000 others) is the nail in romance's coffin. Because… » 6/25/14 4:30pm 6/25/14 4:30pm

The People Who Google Their Dates the Most Are Definitely Media People

Over at The Cut, Maureen O'Connor has done another deep dive into the world of dating trends, writing about "the ultimate abstinence": people who abstain from googling their dates. What she doesn't mention is that the people who are the biggest offenders on this front are hashtag "media people." » 6/23/14 3:20pm 6/23/14 3:20pm

Eighth Graders Asked to Publicly Declare How Far They'd Go Sexually

A dating lesson went horribly wrong at Woodland Park Middle School in San Marcos, California when the instructor (who, let's be real, was probably just asking for a friend) requested that students stand under signs marked with romantic and sexual acts —ranging from "smiled at" to "all the way with Stephanie Kaye" — to… » 6/09/14 5:20pm 6/09/14 5:20pm