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What Would Actually Be Helpful to Hear When You Ask “Do I Look Okay?”

Oh, that awkward question before a big night out. We’ve all either asked or been asked “Do I look okay?” or “How do I look?” at some point in our lives. For many, it’s a simple call for a confidence boost. For others, it’s an actual question. What should we say?Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How Online Dating Is Making U.S. Marriages Stronger and More Diverse

Once upon a time, we would only marry people we were somehow already connected to in our social circles. But since the advent of online dating, things have changed. Now, people are creating social links that were previously nonexistent, interracial marriage is on the rise, and married couples who met online are more…Read more… Continue […]

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Here’s a Great Romance Tip From Jughead, of All Places

In a recent issue of Archie spinoff Jughead, the comic’s title character falls in like with a girl. Jughead has canonically identified as asexual, so he’s shocked and confused. He doesn’t know what this girl looks like; he’s only seen her dressed as a giant cheeseburger. So his friend Betty urges him to make a…Read […]

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The Future of Online Dating Is Unsexy and Brutally Effective

When I give the dating app LoveFlutter my Twitter handle, it rewards me with a 28-axis breakdown of my personality: I’m an analytic Type A who’s unsettlingly sex-focused and neurotic (99th percentile). On the sidebar where my “Personality Snapshot” is broken down in further detail, a section called “Chat-Up Advice”…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use This New Hotline to Anonymously Let Creepy Guys Know They’re Creeping You Out

Have you ever been in a bar, or at a party, or anywhere, really, with a guy who’s coming on way too strong? Like he’s pushy, aggressive, won’t take subtle signals that you’re not interested, and still pestering you for your number? And have you ever been tempted to give him a wrong number, just […]

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Stop Ghosting—and Date With More Empathy

If you’re looking for a quick and dirty exit to a romantic entanglement with someone you’re not too likely to run into again, ghosting can seem like a tempting, blissfully simple option. But then, one day, you find yourself on the opposite end of the ghosting equation, lovelorn and wondering why people can’t just…Read more… […]

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Stardew Valley’s Unexpectedly Realistic Take On Getting Rejected

Video games are very good at teaching, even if they have to repeat the lesson over and over. Sometimes the lesson is “don’t fall into that bottomless pit.” Other times it’s “she’s just not that into you.”Read more… Continue Reading at http://kotaku.com

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