How I Lost My 'Invisible Boyfriend' In 6 Days

There's a new app on the market: It's morally questionable, almost entirely useless, and marketed largely towards single women. Naturally, the world is abuzz. » 1/30/15 1:30pm 1/30/15 1:30pm

Warning: Sexts Are Full of Dirty, Sexy Lies

In this age of ubiquitous smartphones, sexually explicit text messages are a vital part of the average American's arsenal of raunch. However, it seems a lot of you people are lying liars, just making shit up to turn your partner's crank. » 4/11/14 3:45pm 4/11/14 3:45pm

Dating Sucked Before Text Messages. Now It's Even Worse.

Everyone thinks love times were simpler in past eras, when you got married to the first guy you looked at the second you turned 16 after exactly three dates, one side-long glance, and an accidental hand-brush. But if Jane Austen has taught us anything, it's that it has never been simple to like a person, not even… » 10/03/13 1:10pm 10/03/13 1:10pm

Teachers Caught In Intimate Moment • Texting Is "The New Lipstick On…

• Two teachers have been removed from their jobs at a Brooklyn high school after they were caught undressing in an empty classroom. Alini Brito and Cindy Mauro were getting busy during a talent show when a janitor walked in. » 12/09/09 5:30pm 12/09/09 5:30pm

Texting Hoax May Scare Off Women Attending Twilight Parties

A text message circulating in 16 states warns that women are being killed by gangs outside Walmarts. Fortunately it's a hoax, but it may ruin the Twilight DVD release parties planned at 2,400 stores. » 3/20/09 12:45pm 3/20/09 12:45pm

Cyberbullying: Criminal Or Merely Cruel?

Nicole Williams is one of the first people to be accused of harassment after a new Missouri anti-cyberbullying law was created after the death of Megan Meier. But should cyberbullying be prosecuted this way? » 12/22/08 9:30am 12/22/08 9:30am

"How Do I Tell My Boyfriend About My Yeast Infection?"

It's time for another installment of Pot Psychology, the advice column in which everyone's problems are solved with an "herbal" remedy. (Remember, kids: Don't do drugs. Really.) In this episode, my friend till the end, Rich, helps me dole out advice on stuff like abortion scams, diabetic drinkers, and rim jobs. Got a… » 5/09/08 4:20pm 5/09/08 4:20pm

Guys Txt Fastr Whn Thy Like U ; (

According to a study just released in the UK, relationships and dating are more complicated now because of text messaging. 500,000 people reported having sent up to 100 "flirtatious" texts a month. And interestingly, the findings on the gender differences in texting are even more counterintuitive than the findings… » 10/24/07 6:30pm 10/24/07 6:30pm

The Joy Of Text


Last night, New York City's NBC affiliate, Channel 4, ran a short segment on the pros and cons of breaking up with a guy via text message. The verdict: Don't do it, unless he's cheated on you. (We prefer setting his clothes on fire in an industrial-size dumpster, but hey, that's just us!). But there was one other… » 5/30/07 10:38am 5/30/07 10:38am