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 Thursday 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

The 'Quirky' Version of Tinder Is Here and It's Awful

There's a new service out there for people who like the convenience of mobile phone dating apps, but are turned off by the shallowness of Tinder. Loveflutter, for "Quirky People and Places," will help you find matches in your area not through superficial photos (although those are requested, too), but through a… » 6/04/14 6:15pm 6/04/14 6:15pm

Awkward: Mormon Dating Site Lands in Legal Scrap With Mormon Church

There's a dating website for practically every interest, lifestyle and faith community out there. Someone's even trying to get Mormon Match, a site for LDS singles, off the ground. But the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints apparently doesn't approve and says the name infringes on its trademarks. » 6/04/14 11:20am 6/04/14 11:20am

The Reality of Dating White Women When You're Black

Why do I date white women? Black women have told me it's because I'm a sellout. The white men who can get past the mental anguish of my black penis tarnishing "their" women think I'm making some latent admission that their race has the most attractive women. White women range from those so intrigued by black men that… » 6/03/14 2:58pm 6/03/14 2:58pm

Dude's Demand for an Open Relationship Backfires Spectacularly

Happy Monday! Let's all celebrate the new week with a little sweet justice, in the form of a tale of woe plucked from Reddit: An anonymous dude is very upset that, after he maneuvered his "big girl" girlfriend into an open relationship so he could score with mad babes, she's getting loads more dates than him. » 5/19/14 10:30am 5/19/14 10:30am

Experiencing the Thrill of Young Love Makes You Less Neurotic

Ah, the transformative power of love: that lovely phenomenon of two hearts beating in tender unison, metamorphosing this bleak and mundane world into a reality that's actually pretty chill. According to a new scientific study, this is a measurable psychological occurrence that actually happens, and not something that… » 5/12/14 6:30pm 5/12/14 6:30pm