“The Vanisher: If you ask him a direct question, he’ll answer, but if it’s anything that can go either way? He’s gone.”
“Chris was like McDonald’s. He seemed really awesome when I was young, but as I grew up, I realized how depressingly mediocre and unhealthy he was for me.”
The adrenaline rush of navigating through this online simulacrum of her life—God forbid I accidentally follow her, or retweet, “favorite,” or “like” something she posts—is addictive.
Mind games aren’t logical, so you won’t generally find them playing one with you. Unless, of course it’s a video game.
If I revealed my earnings, would my six-figure income come off as a brag? Intimidating to men? That I’m overly interested in money? Plain-out rude?
I did my usual searching, messaging, and IMing but on this site, I received not one response, which I found perplexing. I was just as hip and trendy as the other singles on the site – I fit right in. Except for one small thing – my skin was brown.
What on his Facebook page surprise you most? If the answer is “C) his last name,” you may stop taking this quiz now.
Facebook has been around for allllmost ten years. This means researchers have had plenty of time to study nearly a decade of FB data, and come to all sorts of conclusions (or at least, develop all sorts of theories) about its bad/good effects on your love life.
We love playing with Twitter’s new(ish) six-second video-sharing app, Vine. And since our first book, Modern Dating: A Field Guide, came out last week, we naturally decided — why not Vine the whole book?
Chiara Atik is HowAboutWe’s writer in residence. For the next few weeks, she’ll be discussing topics from the book with bloggers, journalists, comedians, and other people with lots of opinions on dating. First up: Edith Zimmerman of The Hairpin.