The Art of Tinder

Swipe left. Swipe left. Swipe left. Pause. Click. Scroll. Swipe right. Match. Swipe left. Swipe left. We’ve all been there. You’re bored, and you’re scrolling through your Instagram feed. Then all of a sudden, you close out and click on that orange fire icon and start swiping. It’s mindless entertainment, and we can’t deny the…

The Amazing Date

Blind dates can be stressful enough; it’s the stress of a normal date combined with the added anxiety of having never met the person before. It might be discouraging to go on a blind date because someone may think they might not have anything in common with the other person and the date will be…

With This Ring, I Thee Wed

Though I’m closer with the bride, I watched the groom’s face when she appeared and as she walked down the aisle. Juliane: cool as a cucumber. I unintentionally cheated and got a sneak peak. I saw her being driven up to the church and watched her step out of the car, looking perfect and casual…

Adventures in Tinder-land

If there’s one thing I love, it’s hearing about my friends’ love lives. I’m always the first to want to know who went out with whom, what they did and how it went. You know that obnoxious female relative at family parties who always wants to know if you’re dating someone? That’s me. But there…

Four Common Bad Date Scenarios (And how to deal with them)

1. AWKWARDNESS Either you don’t know anything about your date yet, or you’ve just crossed into uncharted territory with an old friend. Either way, dates are weird at first. Brace yourself for long pauses, awkward laughter, and remarks about the weather. Severity: Mild. Don’t give up, you can totally turn this around. Sip your coffee…

10 Things You Should Know Before Dating a Feminist

Let’s be honest – the word “feminist” freaks people out. It’s often associated with radicalism and hostility. But my generation (’90s kids, All Growed Up) is changing that stereotype by broadening the definition of “feminist” to include pink-sparkle-loving fashionistas who can explain to you the theoretical roots of feminist theory over dinner, then dance to…