All posts by yannibmbr

Alex is the founder, creative director and managing editor at the Urban Dater. Alex also runs his own boutique marketing agency in Orange County, Ca: DigiSavvy. Among his treasured pursuits are bike rides with his girlfriend (don't be perverted, now!), hiking, watching the Portland Trailblazers and the LA Angels. Follow Alex: Twitter | LinkedIn

When a Man Friend Zones You

I think I got friend zoned. The guy that I've been talking to almost every day for the last three weeks just told me that he's not really dating right now… what does that mean?!? — MisadventuresFinding (@MisFindingthe1) January 18,...

/ January 24, 2019

A Woman’s Guide to Bumble

“Online Dating is so easy.” — Said by no one. Ever. The tools available to modern dating audiences are numerous and they have grown easier to use as they have evolved simpler user experiences. Swiping is a phenomenon that has consumed the...

/ November 21, 2017

Magnets

Because sometimes things just attract… A person or thing that has a powerful attraction. I attended a funeral for a friend's mother today; I was with mutual friends showing our support during our buddy's time of need. During the ceremony,...

/ May 22, 2017

The Young Man’s Guide to Looking Smart

I remember my first corporate job interview. I showed up wearing khakis and a button down shirt. I sat across from a gentleman wearing a suit; he looked suave like he had important things to do. I recall thinking that there...

/ March 28, 2017

Ask the Urban Dater: I Want My Girlfriend to Have Sex With Someone Else

Hi I'm 28 years old I have been with my girlfriend for 5 years. We have a great sex life I do however fantasize about her and other men. I don't want to see her have sex with them, I...

/ March 13, 2017

Dating Along Party Lines: A Brutal Study of Politics and Dating

Binary Politics and Dating Suck — OH at Starbucks I've swiped profiles that read “swipe left if you voted for Trump.” Heck, I even saw one that said: “swipe right if you voted for Harambe.” Fucking Harambe, the poor gorilla gunned...

/ March 9, 2017

Modern Courtship is Destroying Everything

Science says: Dating is hard!!! (Surprising no one at all) Tell me if this sounds familiar: You go out with someone, and you have a lovely time; there's a connection, and you want to see where this rabbit hole leads....

/ March 5, 2017

Why You Should Date an Older Woman

I've never been one to go after women who are younger than me. The number doesn't bother me; the maturity level does have an impact, though. Usually then women I date are around my age and younger by a few...

/ August 1, 2016