Three Technology Tips for Dating

I assume that if you’re reading an article about dating on the internet, you are not one of the few who are still kicking and screaming about making connections online. Technology is a part of dating in so many ways than just how you meet people (dating apps, social media) and how you communication (dating…

Avoiding Temptation on Dating Sites

What kind of temptation? You might be thinking. No, we’re not talking about the temptation to cheat on your partner or anything like that. We’re talking about the temptation to stretch or withhold truths from a potential partner, just a little bit. [Alt Text Description: A woman holds her hand up to her head in…

You Should Take Your Date To…

Okay, so you’ve figured out what you want out of your current dating life. Good for you! Now what? Well, once you’ve actually asked out a person you like, now you have to propose a date. While we have nothing against dinners, coffee dates, Netflix and chill, a walk in the park, or a movie,…

What Should I Know About Myself Before I Date? A Checklist

Sometimes dating just seems like the thing to do. Even if you aren’t following a traditional life path of a good career, marriage, and children, you probably still feel some kind of dating pressure whether that is pressure to settle down or to finally just get a date and bring someone home for the holidays.…

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…

Is Your Date Idea Accessible?

Unfortunately, so many spaces in the world are still very inaccessible to disabled people. Particular access needs are as unique as individuals are, and some folks can handle inaccessible spaces when necessary or for short periods of time if they have support, while others will not be able to do so. In this article we’ll…

Consent is Not Just for Sex

[Alt. Text  Description: A man with a beard sits at a patio across from a woman wearing a hijab. They are enjoying cups of coffee. It is bright and sunny and there is greenery around them in the blurred background.] [Image from Pexels.com] At this point, we don’t have to tell you how important consent…

Trusting Your Date

Dating new people is always going to be an exercise in trust. Whatever the reason why you’re dating you’re going to have to at some point trust the person you’re seeing. You’re going to have to let them in one way or another whether that is into your home, your heart, or even just into…