What Your Sleep Position Reveals About Your Relationship

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Sleeping positions can reveal a lot about you; for example, if you hog the bed (my all time favourite position), it signifies that you like to have control of things - and that sums me up completely! However, your sleeping position with your partner can say even more about the type of relationship that you have. Whether you sleep with your back to your … [Read more...]

HowAboutWe Makes Online Dating Hella Easy

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In this day and age, most of us are familiar with the perks and perils of online dating. Those of us who are the delightful combination of socially awkward and somewhat technically savvy have been navigating the tumultuous waters of meeting folks online long before it became socially acceptable, and to this day act as mentors to our single friends who … [Read more...]

Weddings and Social Media: Keep It Simple, Stupid

These people look like people who own smartphones and if they love you they will probably take your picture.

Yesterday morning I was sipping on my coffee and nearly dribbled on myself in disgust when I came across this garbage:  Now You Can Get a $3,000 “Social Media Concierge” For Your Wedding. So apparently the W Hotel is offering someone who will “livetweet” (a term that always makes me laugh, as all tweeting is live) your wedding, as well as “[curate] a … [Read more...]

Yes, Yes! You Should Be “That Girl”

Relationship Advice: When to Be That Girl

One of the bizarre things about being in a relationship: Friends come to you for relationship advice, even when you may not be entirely qualified to give it. I ended up in a relationship when I did pretty much everything “wrong,” or so I thought at the time. My entire dating experience improved exponentially when I stopped giving a single fuck about being … [Read more...]

Introductions: A New Addition to the Urban Dater

Betty E.

Once upon a time, I met your dashing Urban Dater host Alex in a dark corner of a whiskey bar in Downtown Los Angeles, long after many attempts at getting together and chatting online. After a couple of drunken conversations of living vicariously through Alex’s dating foibles and lamenting the hilarity (and inanity) of so much common dating advice, joining … [Read more...]