Dating for Women Tag

Monogamous relationships can be hard sometimes, but if both parties are willing to work at it, there are a lot of things you can do to keep the love lasting for a long, long time; if that”s what you desire. You might not want to make things work and if that”s the case… there are some awesome ways to break up with someone, without really breaking up with them. Here are some things I believe will make the long haul easier in any relationship.   1. Love Yourself Those thatRead More
Whoever said that breaking up with someone is hard to do was probably doing it the right way.  And when you’re involved in a serious relationship, the break-up can be as colossal and gruesome as the casualties of the Civil War.  However, a break-up after dating for only a few weeks, or even a few months, only has to be as mildly uncomfortable as a secret wedgie.  You haven’t been dating quite long enough to warrant a face-to-face break-up, or even a voicemail, but it needs to end.  We’re aboveRead More

Posted On March 5, 2014By Allyson DarlingIn Dating For Women, Girlzone

Five Dudes You Shouldn’t Date

With public transportation run-ins, Tinder, OKcupid, Grouper and nights out on the town, young adulthood boasts an impressive collection of resources to meet people, presenting us with options and people we may not have ever met otherwise, proving to be both a good and bad thing.  Below is a collection of men you just shouldn’t date under any circumstances.    1.  The Travel Titan What happens abroad should stay abroad.  Just because you realize a foreign-landed fling has moved to the same city as you, you do not need toRead More

Posted On March 5, 2014By Kelsey DarlingIn Dating For Men, Dating For Women, Manzone

First Date Mistakes

Consider this an incomplete list of things you should never do on a first date.   1. Oversharing Once I had a first date tell me about his fantasy role-playing shower games, where he would embark on a quest and do battle with the enemy. Oddly, we ended up dating (and I’m sure that says more about me than him), but you can see how that could be an issue, right?  If you can’t, you’re probably an oversharer.     2. Agreeing with everything your date says One of theRead More
It’s not easy finding a suitable guy these days, and maybe that’s because, as a guy, it’s hard to meet the standards set forth by Disney shorts, romantic comedies and any Matthew McConaughey/Ryan Reynolds/Ryan Gosling fantasy film that girls so adore. It seems that weighed against reality, meeting the “right” guy would be pretty hard for any girl. Here’s why: To fit the standard, a guy must meet the following criteria: a. He should be stable, hard-working and well-paid.      b. He should be spontaneous. c. He must makeRead More
#1 – Finding/Gathering all your Belongings If this one night stand happened due to a case of the blackouts, it is likely that your stuff is all over the place. It’s weird enough waking up in a place you barely remember coming back to, so the anxiety attack that you’ve lost all your things sets in quickly. Just get dressed, and begin to roam around the apartment until you stumble upon your wallet and phone. If your stuff isn’t there, then you are just shit out of luck. Call theRead More
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Valentine’s Day has just passed and let’s be honest – if you are single and weren’t thinking about dating after seeing 98.4% of your Instagram and Facebook feed featuring candles, flowers, kisses, bubble baths, and other niceties that make you want to simultaneously vomit and gouge your eyes out while chugging boxed wine, you probably are now.  Dating in your twenties can be complicated terrain to maneuver, as many of your friends are in serious relationships left over from college and others are on a weekly humping rotation with multipleRead More

Posted On February 12, 2014By StaffIn Dating For Women, Girlzone

How to Survive Valentine’s Day

Just a few days until THE DAY. For some of you, it’s the day that you’ve had high hopes for since February 15th of LAST year, but for some of you, it’s the day that you’ve been hoping finds you either A) single and happily unattached or B) ANYTHING but single and forever alone. Now, I’m not the most romantic female on the planet, but I am a woman after all, so I’ve got a little sweetness in me somewhere. I’ve been on both sides of the coin here- I’ve been blissfullyRead More
Breakups are a part of life, but being single is what you make it. For some people, the single life is stress-free and exciting. For others, it’s frustrating and miserable. Here are 6 things single people do that hold them back from embracing singlehood: 1.    Worry about where their friends are in life All of us progress through life at different rates, and it isn’t fair to use your friends’ milestones as benchmarks for your own achievements. If your friends are married, engaged, or enjoying long-term relationships, good for them.Read More

Posted On January 22, 2014By Ascher RobbinsIn Dating For Women, Girlzone

Things Women Do That Piss Men Off

Consider this a rebuttal to Shannon’s piece, or consider this an incomplete guide to ALL the things women do that piss us off. As you may have expected, this list of female annoyances is longer than its male counterpart, for obvious reasons: women are amongst the most annoying creatures to ever inhabit this planet. Yeah, we can’t live without them…but sometimes we really wish we could. Here are some common things chicks do that drive dudes up the freakin’ walls. Reading WAY too much into things we don’t give anyRead More