Tag: romance

3 Questions To Ask Yourself After 3 Months of Dating

Dating a special someone new can make you feel like you're in a lucid dream. You feel desired, you can't stop smiling, and you can't control your subtle smugness when you tell your friends that you're hitched. When you’re at...

/ January 27, 2017

How To Get Asked On A Date

Alright, ladies! Can you do something for me? I know this may be more challenging for some than others, but adopting this new belief is essential to get asked on dates. Can we all finally agree that it is NOT...

/ March 17, 2016
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Love in the City that Never Sleeps: A Tragic Comedy

Photo Cred: Chris Sardegna In my brief twenty-nine years on this earth, I’ve learned a lot of things: Always bring a jacket, credit card debt devours souls, you can never have enough ketchup, yelling always makes things worse, how rare...

/ February 23, 2016
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The Aftermath of a Long Distance Fling

I recently had the privilege and pain of experiencing a weekend fling. This is not to be confused with a one-night stand, of which I have had many in my lifetime. No, a fling carries with it all of the...

/ February 24, 2015
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Breakup City: Population Us

At this point, the Urban Dater has been around long enough to see many a relationship come and go. Our many contributors have covered the ins and outs of breaking up from nearly every angle. And now, it’s time for...

/ December 5, 2014

The First Step to Non-Monogamy

I slapped on some lipstick, a cleavage-baring knit dress, and a pair of high heels for the first date I’ve embarked on in over two and a half years. And no, it’s not because I’m single. As I showed up...

/ May 20, 2014

Choking a First Date in Front of Yogurtland…

I don't know what's gotten into me this past month…Clearly I should stop dating. Clearly. But I won't. So what the hell? I don't know; I'm in a weird place. During the last couple of dates I've been on I've...

/ May 6, 2014

Weddings and Social Media: Keep It Simple, Stupid

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...

/ March 26, 2014