What is fetishization and how can we avoid it in dating?

[Alt. Text Description: A question mark made out of small white circles stands out against a yellow background] The Cambridge dictionary has two definition of fetishization, both of which are relevant for dating: an unreasonable amount of importance that is given to something, or an unreasonable interest in something a sexual interest in an object,…

Privacy Tips for Dating Apps

Joining a dating app can be a tricky decision. While it’s always hard to put yourself out there, it can sometimes be even harder to add yet another kind of social media. With any kind of social media there is the risk not just of the app or service farming your data for $$, but…

3 Reasons why Dating Apps should include Disabled People

Dating is a deeply personal task. If you are looking for someone to date, you might have hundreds of ideas about what ideal qualities that person should have. You might want to date someone who looks like you, or shares the same interests. You might think that if you are a nondisabled person you don’t…

The DO’s of Online Dating Profiles

[Alt. text description: A man and a woman who appear to be laughing clink their glasses together in a cheers.] [Photo from Helena Lopes] Your online dating profile is your calling card for love. Whether or not we like to admit it (and it can be painful) but a good first impression will Fastrack you…

Green Flags In A Dating Profile

[Alt. Text Description: A man and a woman are blurred out in the background. In the forefront they make a heart together with their hands.] [Taken from here] While we’ve talked about potential red flags in a relationship, we’re here to talk about the opposite: green flags. What makes a profile stand out? We’re talking…