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GhostingFeat

By Bianca Logrono ghost·ing (gōst-iNG) noun a term used among women to describe when a man (or woman) they have been seeing for a while stops taking their calls and responding to their texts. These actions are usually preceded by many a broken promise to "hang out," "have a drink," or "catch up" on the part of the Ghoster. The Ghostee is left wondering whether the person that was just kissing them two weeks ago is now alive or dead. Neither can be definitively proven. The act of “ghosting” is a dating phenomenon. With the revolution of online dating the process has only gotten... CONTINUE READING 16

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movie-boyfriends

by Meryl Lumba Let’s be real: when we were younger, we all swooned and believed that the boys we met in real life would be just as chivalrous, handsome, thoughtful, and generous as the ones on screen. It’s a good thing none of us held our breath. Here are 5 movie boyfriends that have totally kept us waiting: 1. Noah Calhoun You’re the number... CONTINUE READING 15

decoding-the-coffee-date

When it comes to a first date the question is often this: coffee or cocktails?  What does it mean when the guy you’ve been talking to asks you to “grab a coffee sometime” vs. “go out for a drink?”  Is a coffee date a real date?  Why didn’t he just bite the bullet and ask... CONTINUE READING 13

how-to-date-coworker-feat

by Meryl Lumba Whether we’re working in a large corporation or a tiny non-profit, office dating happens. We all have that flirty co-worker– or the co-worker that is inadvertently leading someone on– or a co-worker that tries way too hard to be the “hot one” at the office. And we can all ask why anyone would want to mix their personal... CONTINUE READING 22

balance-one-sided-relationship

Every relationship reaches a point in which a partner needs support. And we would do anything for our partners. However, we can all agree that there’s a huge difference between being one’s support system and being one’s therapist. If your relationship is starting to feel a little one-sided, here are a few ways to level out: Tell him you’re a team This... CONTINUE READING 5

polyamory

While many turn away from the notion of “sharing” their partner, others embrace love with open arms. Polyamory has gotten a bad reputation– namely through popular television series that depict polyamorous couples as promiscuous, selfish sex addicts that are afraid of commitment. We’re here to break that stereotype. The Claim Here’s the question on everyone’s minds: is maintaining a polyamorous relationship possible? And... CONTINUE READING 13

ok-to-date-bad-guy

Summer's coming to a bitter end, and now it's the season to reflect. With the good comes the bad, and while you may have gotten a great new job or had an awesome vacation, it can be hard to silence the thoughts of poor choices – some of which may take the form of a certain someone. Yes, ladies everywhere... CONTINUE READING 6

5-wedding-apps

Your big day can look like a huge project when you sit down to start planning, so why not let technology give you a hand? As they say, there's an app for that. Here are 5 apps to help ease the nuptial chaos. Lover.ly Weddings We know that every bride is addicted to Pinterest when the time comes to start planning her... CONTINUE READING 10

spender-or-saver

Money, while it cannot buy you love, can help you be miserable in comfort. But when it comes to our romantic partner, we'd prefer to believe that money does, in fact, buy us love AND comfort, and as for that whole misery part, well, can we just leave that out? In love, while we're loathe to think about it, many of... CONTINUE READING 10

your-first-real-boyfriend

Most of my friends are  married to their first “real” boyfriends. I know exactly how this happens. You meet someone you like in your 20s. You slowly get comfortable, move in together, develop a routine, and before you know it you’ve been together 5, 6, 7 years, at which point it seems easier to just get married than try to... CONTINUE READING 30

5-first-date-questions

It's your first date. You're sitting at the restaurant, face to face with the new guy, and there's a moment when neither of you are speaking. You're nervous, you want to ask any question under the moon just to get conversation going, but you don't want him to think you're awkward or weird or self-centered. Oh screw it, you attempt... CONTINUE READING 8