Surviving Engagement Season

engagment-season

So there you are, thinking “engagement season” occurs between the last two weeks of the year because a lot of people lack imagination and/or feel it’s convenient to combine one of the most important questions they will ever ask with winter holidays and the start of a new calendar. Once January comes, you think you’re safe. But then spring arrives. The … [Read more...]

Good Crazy

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  “Good crazy” doesn’t exist. If this concept sounds reasonable to you, you may stop reading right now. But what if you’re one of those people—they tend to be women but are by no means restricted to identifying with the female gender—who refuse to believe this? What if you honestly think an introductory OkCupid message stating, “I don’t know if … [Read more...]

Your New Dating Plan for the New Year

New year Dating Plan

At the beginning of a new year, your happily coupled friends may, in a moment of amnesia where they simply can’t remember what it was like before they had boyfriends and therefore can’t imagine people can function in society without them, ask you what your plan is for the upcoming year. Meaning: You’re still single; what exactly are you planning on doing … [Read more...]

Get a Date for the End of the World

End of the world date

Standards. Deal-breakers. Rules. All great things to have when dating, especially if you’re looking for the sort of long-term relationship that will eventually end in death (from old age after being together for so long in happiness, not because you drive each other to kill. Just to clarify). But when you simply want someone by your side so you can witness … [Read more...]

On Dating After a Dry Spell

dating dry spell

If you’ve had a bit of a break from dating, you may be apprehensive about jumping back into the game. And who could blame you? Going on a first date is one of the worst things you could ever do with a stranger, second only to having a job interview while dangling over a pit filled with dragons. But let’s say you haven’t dated for a long time due to some … [Read more...]