The protocols and practices of dating, and the terms used to describe it, vary considerably from country to country and over time.While the term has several meanings, the most frequent usage refers to two or more people exploring whether they are romantically or sexually compatible by participating in dates with the other.Her blog and podcasts gleefully display the worst (or best? Every time I see her, she is smiling and laughing, appearing to be genuinely pleased with life.) that online dating has to offer, showcasing the mounting evidence for her conviction that she may yet become a crazy cat lady. As a perpetual pessimist, I’ve found her to easily be the most puzzling person I’ve ever encountered. Her reply has turned out to be the best advice I’ve ever heard: “Instead of being angry about things, be amused by them.” I was recently reminded of the happy woman’s philosophy when I encountered the blog Soon2Be Cat Lady.These people will have dates on a regular basis, and they may or may not be having sexual relations.
This term may also refer to two or more people who have already decided they share romantic or sexual feelings toward each other.
This generation is radically rethinking straight sex and marriage, but at what cost?
In Part One of a two-part series, Rolling Stone goes under the covers in search of new approaches to intimacy, commitment and hooking up.
Last week, I was honored to have been selected to speak at the Ignite San Diego event. GREAT question, and honestly, I had never even heard of these types of events before, but someone on twitter suggested I apply to present, so I looked more into it. So here’s the thing, Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching at the inevitable speed of one second per second, with every second that passes by. Okay, I’m just going to admit it, and come out and say it.
In fact with every word and sentence you read, means the day of hallmark styled coerced love is closer and closer. The first thing you read in the post was a bold face lie. Well, by “illustrate” I mean slap together some stock graphics in photoshop or make crappy memes about your story. Where to begin, where to begin…is either going to be one of the smartest things I’ve ever written, or a couple hundred words of pure word vomit that everyone hates.