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.
Dr. Craig Malkin reports on a reporting trend of people—the cybercelibate—who isolate themselves from real-life interactions in favor of online gaming and social media.
Favoriting a tweet has suddenly become an entendre — an @ reply the beginning of courtship, a retweet a public declaration of love. Oh, it’s so easy to become smitten with someone’s feed, to feel so sure you could win someone over if only they’d follow you back.
Googling your dates is a bad idea. Very very bad. But you’re going to do it anyway, right? So here’s how to do it like a pro.
The following is a list of pet peeves that, while not break-up worthy necessarily, certainly don’t do a lot for a guy upfront.
Phones are a great way to keep someone’s attention (or break the ice) once you’ve already noticed them, not to mention the fact that huddling together to peer over a tiny screen is a sneaky yet efficient way of initiating (accidental?) physical contact.
A deep connection is never based on how well or poorly someone manipulates texts and images on a screen, but on how he or she behaves offline.
Yes, it’s true that divorce rates are finally leveling off. But it’s also true that marriage rates are at historic lows. Does that mean the committed relationships that are forming are somehow stronger or more considered?
We have the power, and tools, to have our dating life be however we’d like it to be.
As much as we’re cast (and, just as often, self-deprecatingly cast ourselves) as dysfunctional when it comes to love, we’re sitting on a goldmine of perks (and freedoms) that belong to us and us alone.