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.

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

7 Secret Ways to Test Your Chemistry

Are we compatible? Where is this going? The level of chemistry you have with your partner may be difficult to gauge objectively, but certain fact checking can obliterate all this confusion. So before you boil over, here are seven sure-fire...

/ July 18, 2017

How to Go on a “Dating Diet” This Summer

Are you just completely jaded? Stuck in a dating rut? Ready to revamp your entire dating routine? Here are seven simple steps to a fulfilling and healthy dating slate you can take on this summer. 1) Taking the first step:...

/ May 30, 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 3 Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Online Dating Success

When I first signed up for online dating over a decade ago, I failed miserably. In fact, I practically made failing an art form. The constant rejection and lack of acknowledgment led me to believe that something was personally wrong...

/ April 20, 2017

What If You’re an Introvert Dating Another Introvert?

When you go searching for dating advice online, you'll probably notice that the majority of the resources are geared toward introvert/extrovert relationships. Yes, I know that opposites attract, been there, done that. But when I was in a relationship with...

/ April 18, 2017

You don’t give a sh*t about dating when you keep sex going in your life

Like rent, healthcare and cooking, there are many things in life that you have to start managing when you turn 25, like admitting the fact that there is no algorithm for dating. You may have friends that already have a...

/ April 13, 2017

Falling Out of Love Feels Good

It’s funny. Ironic. How things pan out. Questions spiral in your mind. And the thoughts. The feelings. They crash into you and then they flee. Ghosts. Fragments. Pieces of what was. Pieces of what could never longer be. I’m talking about...

/ April 11, 2017