Category: Dating & Relationships

the Urban Dater often examines the intricacies of dating and relationships. Dating is hard enough and then relationships often cast another layer of difficulty into the mix. Hopefully, the stories our contributors share will help you in your own relationships or dating experiences.

Tips For Online Dating Success This Holiday Season

As the cold winter months get closer, if you're single, you'll no doubt want someone to snuggle up and get warm with. There’s a reason behind that: it’s “cuffing season.” Introduced to Urban Dictionary in 2011, it’s the time during...

/ December 15, 2017

The Truth About Dating Models And Strippers

If the title of the article interests you, it's likely you do well with women up to a certain level. Maybe the women in your social circle think you're funny and interesting. Perhaps you occasionally hook up with a few...

/ November 17, 2017

10 Signs to Suspect an Office Romance

Forbes Magazine says: “Of those who have dated a coworker, 42 percent said they had an ongoing, casual relationship; 36 percent said they had a “random office hookup;” 29 percent had been in a serious, long-term relationship; and 16 percent...

/ November 14, 2017

A Funnel, Not a Filter: Why Your Dating Profile Doesn’t Work

I have a feeling that advice for women dating online is written by men. By single men who want to live in a world where every woman waves them in with a large flag that says, “Hey, we are open.”...

/ November 9, 2017

The Art of Dating in the 21st Century

As I was sitting in a local dessert shop with my older sister and grandmother, we started to ask her how she and our late grandfather met seventy years ago. As she tells her story with stars in her eyes,...

/ October 31, 2017

Modern Dating: Ghosting or Growing

Modern dating is unlike any other dating experience in human history. It moves fast and we have more choices than ever before. And with the rise of technology, we have the ability to communicate without having to actually talk to...

/ October 10, 2017

50 Unorthodox Signs That He’s Just Not Into You

It’s outrageous and arbitrary. And funny. How people decide to date someone. Here are 50 unusual ways that either my friends or I have encountered to ultimately realize the utter truth of he’s just not that into you. To start...

/ August 29, 2017

Wrong Person, Right Time

The old adage usually says that we find the right person at the wrong time. But it’s the exact opposite. We are projecting our desires of a fantasy (what we think is right but actually wrong) at a certain idle time....

/ August 3, 2017