His gifts to me are a book and a set of kitchen knives. I perform my best delighted act, but I can't see how you could give someone you love such an impersonal present. So I love him and he doesn't love me. A bit of an overreaction perhaps, but I definitely don't feel seen or known.
Have you ever been on a date where it felt like everything was going smoothly? You were having fun and then out of nowhere, he ended your time together for no reason at all? You start wondering... "Did I do something wrong?"
Do you carry a specific picture in your mind of the man you'd like to spend the rest of your life with? Most of us do, so it shouldn't be surprising when I tell you men do as well.
From the beginning of our relationship, I felt something for him. It wasn't my intention to find love when I went online -- it was just to be happy, have sex and a nice time. But this relationship is more than a nice time with a nice man. It's not the same as the first time I fell in love. Is it the real thing? Can I trust it?
Guys, please don't take this the wrong way, but chances are, your online dating profile isn't helping you put your best virtual foot forward. (I know this because I recently dipped a toe into the intimidating, tempest-tossed waters of cyber romance).
The dating game is a big challenge but not half as hard as meeting someone you really like and starting a deeper relationship. And weddings can stir a lot of things up, so don't go if you can't cope. I had no idea I would feel like this.
A few months ago, a college friend of mine who's an avid online dater, received a note in her dating site inbox. It's a love letter of sorts, in that the guy who wrote it was genuinely interested in her. But as you'll see, the love didn't last long.
Last year was my most successful year career-wise. I wrote more pieces than I have before for multiple publications and felt confident in my writing...
My client, Karen, is a powerhouse at work and she knows how to get the job done quickly and efficiently. At the office, she's a true Alpha Female. An inability to flip the switch to her softer side after work meant her Alpha characteristics were showing up in her dating life, sending men running.
The swipe-to-reject sites models of popular dating sites can be utterly frustrating for people of color, because judgments based on photos are highly susceptible to the stereotypes and implicit biases that come into play when viewing photos of strangers.
OkCupid recently published their 'year in review' which is essentially a summary of the trends they've noticed within their dating ranks over the cour...
The most common phrase I teach clients, and well, myself is "Be invested in the person (or process) but not attached to the outcome." While this has ...
Don't fool yourself into thinking that just because you're "putting yourself out there" by online dating that it means you should neglect the potential for meeting someone in person the "old-fashioned way."
Yes, it's basically the straight version of Grindr, but come on, guys, you know I'm right. For the first time in, like, all of time, I actually logged on to an app that's being deemed "the new hook-up app" and had a legitimate conversation with a studious, decently groomed 20-something.
If you're disappointed with the results you've gotten with your online dating profile, take a look at these three tips. Chances are that at least one of them will be of some help.
Dating columnist Louisa Whitehead-Payne and her new boyfriend have now been dating just under three months. She has met his grown-up children. But now she has the challenge of meeting the whole bang shoot of his life.