Seeing ourselves and others as commodities makes dating stressful and no fun. So instead, why not see the date for what it is: a meeting of two people, trying to connect.
I believe that when you take initiative to do something you want to do, good things will happen. They might not be the exact thing you set out to obtain (for example, you might meet someone online who turns out to be a really good friend), but they will add to your life regardless.
After all, how else was I going to find love?
If you do choose explore online dating and hookups, you shouldn't feel bad about asking for clarification if/when someone uses a term you're not familiar with.
The new casual dating app Tinder has been all over the news lately, so I wanted to find out for myself what all the rage was all about. So, I downloaded the app and loaded it up. It's like the Twitter of dating.
You can control the amount of time and effort you spend trying to meet people. You can control your behavior on your dates -- your promptness, the way you dress and how you treat these gentle strangers. But you can't control whether the two of you fall in love.
It can be awkward to end a date with a person you don't plan on seeing again. What are your parting words? How do you communicate finality? You don't want to give false hope, so next time give these a try.
Tinder uses the ancient art of the double opt-in to help broker love matches. I had a chance to interview Sean Rad after his talk at GigaOm Roadmap, and got to hear more about how Rad and his team have leveraged a fundamental understanding of human behavior to fuel Tinder.
One of the scariest things about dating, especially after 50, is having to worry about how members of the opposite sex will perceive you, especially when you're comparing yourself to the person you were when you were 20.
If someone believes strongly in a certain practice against all odds, that does say something about their character.
Trust can be a difficult thing to build, because people already carry their own defenses and distrust from past hurts, rejections and deceptions. Yet, trust and communication are fundamental to establishing closeness, intimacy and real love.
A two-hour documentary can be condensed into a 5 minutes spoiler, and now the dating process can be shrunk to the glowing rectangles of our cell phones and intermittent chats throughout the day.
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Our budding whatevership ended not with a bang but a whimper, á la T.S. Eliot. Of course one foiled date isn't the same as the world ending, but it sure would've been nice to have someone to hold hands with again.