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The Privacy and Perception Issue
The Privacy and Perception Issue

As My Family Tried to Arrange My Marriage, I Was Secretly Swiping on Tinder

My parents, unaware that I already had a dating profile of my own, signed me up for an online matchmaking service—similar, in a sense, to Tinder, but with far different expectations.
Mithila Phadke
6.18.18
Culture
Culture

Men Are Still Spending Obscene Amounts of Money to Become Pick-Up Artists

For "Seduction," the first book-length study of PUAs, Dr. Rachel O'Neill trailed coaches and their clients to illuminate an industry that has fallen out of the public eye.
Zing Tsjeng
6.15.18
Dating
Dating

This New Queer Dating App Won't Allow Photos

PERSONALS will emulate personal ads from 80s lesbian erotic magazines by allowing users to identify themselves in whatever terms they choose—as long as it's text-only.
Sarah Burke
6.14.18
My First Time
My First Time

How I Got Over My Fear of Sexual Intimacy After Being Heartbroken

After my long-term relationship ended, I struggled with the idea of sex, dating, and being intimate with someone new. But a chance encounter with a female bartender changed all of that.
Trisha O'Bannon
6.7.18
Dating
Dating

What Dating Older Men Taught Me About Power and Desire

Twenty-seven-year-old Amy Anderson says her 50-year-old boyfriend makes a better lover because he's more sexually liberated. But not all older boyfriends are created equal, she warns.
Amy Anderson
5.24.18
Dating
Dating

Why Do Men Always Assume You're in Love with Them? An Investigation

Evolution says it helps their mating odds; psychology says they have attachment issues. I think they just aren't very humble.
Sara David
5.18.18
Dating
Dating

Responding to Nudes with Mere Emojis Is an Affront to Human Decency

Why you should consider what went into this sexy selfie and access your horny gratitude.
Sara David
5.9.18
Dating
Dating

I Asked People Who Ghosted Me Why They Still Watch My Instagram Stories

Their answers range from "I'm trash" (true!) to "you post good videos of your cat" (also true).
Sara David
4.25.18
How Though?
How Though?

How to Break Up with Your Live-In Partner in the Least Torturous Way Possible

Breaking up is hard to do—especially when it involves moving out, changing names on a lease, or deciding who keeps the house plants.
Leila Ettachfini
4.16.18
Culture
Culture

The Meme Account Hilariously Exposing Creepy Asian Fetish Guys on Tinder

Lillian, the creator of @thefleshlightchronicles, turns gross dating app messages into internet gold.
Jade Jackman
4.11.18
science of sex
science of sex

Why You Love the Way Your Partner Smells

We dive deep into the genetic mechanism that helps to prevent us inadvertently having sex with our relatives.
Sirin Kale
3.9.18
astrology
astrology

The Best Things About Dating a Pisces

If you can get over their flakiness, you're in for a seriously passionate romance.
Leila Ettachfini
2.28.18