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.

How to Make Your Online Dating Profile Stand Out

I know what you’re thinking – this will be yet another generic how-to guide that’s going to teach me the importance of a good profile photo and a catchy tagline. I promise that I will not be going there! If...

/ October 4, 2018

When Your Rebound Uses You

Say what?… When your rebound uses you. Let that sink in for a moment. I’ve been burning to write a piece about this. The reality is human nature can sure be incredibly fickle. And with fickleness, comes both the sharp...

/ October 2, 2018

7 Things I’ve Learned from Becoming a Serial Dater

Since I began dating at the age of fifteen, I’ve pretty much always been monogamous and only focused on one person at a time. Then, typically what would happen is I would become attached to this one person, not in...

/ September 14, 2018

The Double Standard In Dating

In the modern world of dating, even with the avid use and variety of dating apps available today, there’s still an old-fashioned mindset common among men — this is the notion that a woman can’t be taken seriously if she...

/ September 12, 2018

10 Signs you shouldn’t be dating your Ex again

If you are tempted to date your EX after multiple attempts of reaching out to you or long apologies, this one is for you. The old cliché ‘try again till you succeed’ doesn’t really fit the relationship with your EX....

/ August 20, 2018

6 Signs You’re Dating An Emotionally Unavailable Man

There are more and more men out there who have become emotionally unavailable. It may be from a past abusive relationship or simply a broken heart that makes them shut their feelings down and hide their hearts away from the...

/ July 5, 2018
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8 Things to Say to Your Ex Who You Still Love

Breaking up with someone you truly love can make you feel miserable and broken-hearted. Since you still love your ex dearly, probably the first thing on your mind after a breakup is getting him/her back in your arms. However, winning...

/ July 3, 2018
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The Dating App We Desperately Need

Dating apps have killed romance. Yes, I said it. And yes, I’ve tried nearly every dating app out there – Tinder, Bumble, OkCupid, that breakfast food one – what’s it called… Toast? Donut? Pancake? Whatever, it doesn’t matter. Point is, they’ve...

/ June 21, 2018