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Dating Etiquette

Poof, He Disappeared

Elyse Jacobs | Posted 09.29.2014 | Fifty
Elyse Jacobs

We go online expecting the rules of off-line dating to apply. We find, instead, anarchy. The online culture is a strange land whose borders run the gamut from kindness, mindfulness and responsibility to rudeness, meanness and lack of accountability.

12 Dating Behaviors I'm Done With

Nico Lang | Posted 04.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Nico Lang

If a guy isn't turned on by your throbbing, nine-inch brain, you didn't want him anyway. When it comes to intelligence, be a size queen.

7 Hilarious Pieces Of Vintage Dating Advice You Have To Read To Believe

Posted 02.13.2014 | Fifty

Dating is the worst. As if it isn't bad enough worrying about getting food particles stuck in your teeth, awkward silences, or having to eat something...

Bringing Sexy Back: 6 Old-Fashioned Tips for the Modern Romantic

Marthe Weyandt | Posted 02.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Marthe Weyandt

Take stock of your time and set intentions and priorities rather than letting "busyness" (also known as "self-absorption") set the agenda.

Is Dating Dead?

Jess Carbino | Posted 11.17.2013 | Women
Jess Carbino

Contrary to popular belief, technology has influenced the way we date for years. With the invention of the telephone, men could communicate with women remotely rather than pay a visit to her home. As cars filled American highways,couples could go on dates free from parental supervision.

The 10 Commandments of Dating Textiquette

Jill Di Donato | Posted 07.30.2013 | Women
Jill Di Donato

If you are dating, you will be texting. Here are 10 do's and dont's to texting the person you're seeing that I've found helpful.

7 Dating 'Rules' You Should Actually Follow

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.07.2013 | Women

Are people still following dating "rules"? This week, Dan Ozzi wrote a piece for Nerve magazine explaining how technology has rendered the "three-d...

Lying On Your Profile, Texting Post-Sex and Other Signs You Might Be a RUDE Online Dater

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 07.20.2013 | Technology
Maryjane Fahey

It's hard to not treat the ding of an incoming text message like a little present. But it's not. It's an interruption. We forget that the person in front of us deserves our attention and the person on the other end of that text message will forgive you for having a life.

WATCH: Adorable Kid Explains How To Treat The Ladies

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 05.03.2013 | Women

This really made our day. In a video created by Dan Woodward, Clint Cannon and Nam Cu, young Cole Cowlin takes college men to task for not treating...

6 Things Never To Do On A First Date

Carole Brody Fleet | Posted 06.29.2013 | Fifty
Carole Brody Fleet

The only thing that a wonderful first date should lead to is a second date...not breakfast in bed the following morning.

Why You Should Try Speed Dating

Kate Mirkin | Posted 06.04.2013 | Women
Kate Mirkin

"OMG. Are you serious?" That was the common reaction from my girlfriends when I told them, a bit sheepishly, that I had signed up for a speed dating event.

Why That Pre-Date Google Isn't A Good Idea

Posted 03.19.2013 | Women

Samantha Henig | Glamour I grew up with a Hollywood-crafted notion of a first date. It happens in montage form, of course, and in a variety of loc...

Should You Split the Bill?

Susan Orlins | Posted 04.03.2013 | Women
Susan Orlins

Years ago, my parents went to dinner with the parents of my close friend. My mom and dad were of modest means and Close Friend's parents owned Impressionist paintings. At the end of dinner, my father -- ever the gentleman -- offered to pick up the tab for the whole dinner.

Holiday Dating: Should You Rekindle the Spark With an Ex?

Julie Spira | Posted 02.12.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

Being single at the holidays is emotional for most, but it also gives you the chance to reflect on relationships of your past. If you're thinking of reconnecting with a former love at the holidays, you're not alone.

Online Dating Etiquette: To Correct, or Not to Correct Their Grammar

Julie Spira | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

With all the tools available to us, such as spell check on our computers and mobile phones, one would think we'd easily pass the netiquette test so our email etiquette would be picture perfect. Unfortunately this isn't always the case.

What 50 Percent Of Men And Women Do Before A Date

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.30.2012 | Women

It's hard to date without receiving some sort of unsolicited advice about "playing games." Serani croons about how he doesn't want to play them, the w...

Parenting Trap # 84: The Date Who Doesn't Ring The Bell

Laurie David | Posted 03.06.2012 | Parents
Laurie David

Cell phones are undermining centuries of date etiquette. The doorbell is becoming extinct, and with it the one opportunity you have to look the kid (friend, date) in the eye, assess his demeanor (i.e., sobriety) and make sure he knows I'm watching.

Matchmaker in the Know: Bad Dating Behavior That You Should Not Tolerate

Samantha Daniels | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Samantha Daniels

Do you ever feel like you put up with so much bad behavior when you are dating that you can't even remember what it is like to date someone good?

Celebrities Need To Shut Up About Their Sex Lives

David Wygant | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wygant

Hollywood's gone from diet-itis, to baby-itis, and now sex-itis. What's next? Will Tom Cruise admit that he never had sex with Katie Holmes, and that baby Suri was artificially inseminated by Scientology sperm?

10 Tips for Catching a Cougar

Nicole Williams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Nicole Williams

Although I'm not a bona fide cougar quite yet (I clock in just under the apparent age limit), I'm certainly not opposed to dating younger men... if only they knew what they were doing.