11 Conversations You Have After a Teenager Takes Over Your Tinder

A few weeks ago, I lent my smartphone to my nineteen-year-old cousin while I was getting my hair cut. I thought she would use it to download Candy Crush or play Words With Friends, but when she handed the phone back to me, she smirked and pointed to the Tinder icon. And then I heard the "bzzzz" of an incoming message. » 12/07/14 9:15pm 12/07/14 9:15pm

This Sad, Genius Tinder Machine Swipes Right on Every Profile

Tinder may be the laziest service the dating world has ever seen. And yet, there is at least one person in the world who thinks it could be made even easier. This acute engineer created a truly Jetsons-esque device that automatically swipes right (which means, in Tinderland, "I like your face") on every profile. Using… » 12/05/14 7:00pm 12/05/14 7:00pm

Your Dating App Is Probably Not Going to Fix Dating for Women

Here's some hot tech news about a hot new app with a hot new idea: Bumble is a forthcoming app that appears to be yet another product devoted to creating "a safe and respectful community" for single women looking to find love. They're working to weed out the charming boneheads who frequent the dating apps you're… » 11/24/14 5:10pm 11/24/14 5:10pm

Tell Us About Your Biggest Relationship Deal-Breaker

Pissing Contest is back and this time we're exploring the moments in your life when someone—be it a crush or significant other—did something so egregious and embarrassing that you never could imagine being aroused by them again. These are your relationship last straws and ultimate boner killers. » 11/21/14 6:50pm 11/21/14 6:50pm

An Introvert In TV Land: Finding My Inner GPS

When a producer from The Steve Harvey Show contacted me after reading a few essays I'd published in The Huffington Post about relationships and dating, and invited me to be on the show, I didn't quite believe it to be true. I'd written "Public Service Announcement for a First Date," "Is My Dating Life Doomed?" and "… » 11/14/14 2:43pm 11/14/14 2:43pm

All That Matters in the Beginning of a Relationship Is Looks

When you think about what matters in a good relationship, you probably think about shared values, or inside jokes, or fun road trips. But picture-driven dating apps like Tinder may be confirming a suspicion many of us do our best to push aside: that all that really matters, at least at first, is looks. » 11/03/14 4:10pm 11/03/14 4:10pm

Woman Shits All Over Herself During Hot and Heavy One Night Stand

Here's the truth: One night stands, outside of the sex part, are pretty awful. Especially if you need to use the bathroom or make a quick getaway or accidentally shit yourself because you didn't carefully consider what you were going to eat beforehand. See? Awful. And here's a tale to prove it. » 10/27/14 10:30pm 10/27/14 10:30pm

Video Demonstrates What You're Really Saying When You Run Into An Ex

Is there possibly anything worse than an awkward run-in with an ex you're not quite ready to see yet? In terms of awkardness, this scenario is probably topped by the dreaded "accidentally walking in on your parents having sex" or drunkenly showing up at a police station at 2 a.m., demanding they "fetch your royal… » 10/27/14 9:30pm 10/27/14 9:30pm

Using iOS 8’s QuickType on Tinder Will Not Get You Laid

Among the worst features of Apple's iOS 8 is QuickType, a feature that believes it can figure out what you're going to text someone before you even think of it. It could be magical, instead it's only good for writing nonsense sentences and mangling famous movie quotes. But maybe, just maybe you can use it to get laid… » 10/13/14 3:10pm 10/13/14 3:10pm

Meet The Woman Too Pretty Hot and Tempting For On-Line Dating

If you've been on a dating site lately — or ever, really — you've likely run into people who you may consider out of your league based on physical appearance. Not Paula Jayne Allen, an Essex woman who says that she's actually too sexy for dating sites. Yes, all of them. The internet can't even handle her. » 10/06/14 9:30pm 10/06/14 9:30pm