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Dating

  1. it's complicated
    When the Relationship Can’t Possibly Live Up to the Meet-CuteI met a guy in the most romantic way possible while on vacation, then worried that actually dating would ruin a great story.
  2. it's complicated
    That Time I Accidentally Emailed an Old Love-Letter Draft to My ExWhile going through my unsent messages with my new boyfriend.
  3. science of us
    What to Do When You Can’t Stand Your Friend’s Significant OtherAdvice for when someone you love now comes as a package deal with someone you really, really don’t.
  4. it's complicated
    Being Orbited by Exes Is My Favorite ThingWhen I catch one looking at my Instagram Story, it allows me to imagine, for a moment, that my life is as fun as the social-media show I’ve curated.
  5. it's complicated
    It’s Fine to Keep Your Sexual History a Secret From Your PartnerMy husband has no idea how many people I’ve slept with, and I plan to make sure it stays that way.
  6. sex diaries
    The Las Vegas Accountant Wondering If Her Date Is MarriedThis week’s sex diary.
  7. it's complicated
    Learning About Love From My Parents’ InfidelityHow my dad’s affair shaped the way I grew up to think about what matters in relationships.
  8. sex diaries
    The Publicist Who Loses His Underwear on Fire IslandThis week’s sex diary.
  9. it's complicated
    The Best First Date Is a Boring Coffee DateOr something similarly unadventurous.
  10. it's complicated
    You Don’t Have to Move in TogetherOn taking a pause between relationship milestones.
  11. first person
    The Kinds of Monsters I Used to DateIt’s hardest to contend with men whose main focus is to not seem like a monster.
  12. sex diaries
    The Lawyer Flying to London to See a Tinder DateThis week’s sex diary.
  13. your mileage may vary
    The Relationship Advice That’s Extra Helpful When You’re Super-StressedIt’s what I use to stop myself from starting silly fights.
  14. matchmaking
    My Life As a 21-Year-Old Professional MatchmakerHannah Orenstein, author of the new novel Playing With Matches, on what it was like to work for a New York dating service.
  15. it's complicated
    The Restrictive Diet That Changed My MarriageFood was the foundation of my relationship with my husband. After a health scare, we had to redefine what brought us closer.
  16. it's complicated
    The Struggle of Setting Digital Boundaries in an Open RelationshipIt didn’t bother me that my boyfriend was spending the night with someone else – until I saw it unfold online.
  17. dating
    5 People on Coming Out As Poly to Their Families“My grandmother said ‘Well, that doesn’t sound too bad, I wouldn’t mind your grandfather having someone else to drag up to the cabin on the weekend!’”
  18. it's complicated
    Why Won’t Any of My Friends Set Me Up?This is a hill I will die on: The setup is the absolute best way to meet someone, and it’s a tragedy that dating apps are slowly killing it off.
  19. searching
    A Serial Dater Ranks the Best Hookup AppsWhen you’re not interested in swiping for a soul mate.
  20. it's complicated
    What to Know Before Getting Back Together With an ExIt had been six years since Austin and I broke up, but we weren’t sure whether the time apart would help or hurt this time around.
  21. searching
    A Relationship Therapist’s Tips for How to Break Up With SomeoneAdvice for how to prepare, what to say, and how to move on.
  22. searching
    A Serial Dater Ranks the Best Free Dating SitesFor when you’re sick of swiping.
  23. it's complicated
    The Strangeness of Dating Again After My Dad’s DeathMourning my dad made all the normal preoccupations of having a crush suddenly feel ridiculous.
  24. it's complicated
    I Unfollowed My Boyfriend on Twitter to Save Our RelationshipHis social-media presence was making me hate him in real life.
  25. loneliness
    Trump Staffers Can’t Get Laid“The last person I would want to be is a single Trump supporter dating in D.C. right now.”
  26. it's complicated
    The Mysterious Medical Condition that Defined All My RelationshipsNo doctor could figure out why I was in chronic pain. In the meantime, I struggled to let men get close to me.
  27. searching
    A Serial Dater Ranks the Best Dating AppsGo forth and swipe.
  28. it's complicated
    That Time My Ex Tried to Buy Me Out of Our CatSharing a pet can turn an amicable split into an ugly one.
  29. eau so good
    Is Ariana Grande’s New Perfume Inspired by Her Love for Pete Davidson?It’s shaped like a cloud.
  30. science of us
    12 Women on How to Make a Long-Distance Relationship WorkTips for feeling connected across however many miles separate you, from people who have been there.
  31. science of us
    Do Marriages Last Longer If the Couple Dated for Longer First?Here’s the ideal length of time to be together before tying the knot.
  32. it's complicated
    My Failed Experiment With Non-MonogamyAnd, with the same guy, a more successful experiment with BDSM.
  33. it's complicated
    The Dating App That Put My Friends in Charge of My Love LifeMaybe they’d have better judgment than I did.
  34. it's complicated
    All the Steps I Took to Make Sure I Stayed Friends With My ExNo awkwardness.
  35. science of us
    How to Ask Your Partner for an Open RelationshipA guide to minimizing hurt feelings and ensuring that you both feel heard.
  36. it's complicated
    Being Hangry Almost Destroyed My RelationshipA story of food, fights, and plenty of therapy.
  37. it's complicated
    Why I Only Date Recently Divorced DadsA pitch for the best category of single men.
  38. it's complicated
    Keeping the Spark Alive As a Young Person in an Old Person’s BodyWhen complications from my hip surgery left me in chronic pain, romance became a struggle.
  39. it's complicated
    Why I Don’t Acknowledge My Relationships on Social MediaConfessions of an online under-sharer.
  40. hope this helps
    The Best Relationship Advice for People Who Are Terrible at ConflictIt helps if you don’t think of your partner as your soulmate.
  41. science of us
    These Are the Most Common Lies People Tell on Dating AppsAnd how often they use them.
  42. it's complicated
    Never Take a Romantic Vacation for Your Second DateThe story of a romantic Paris weekend turned disaster.
  43. it's complicated
    That Time I Had a Disastrous Secret Affair With My RoommateIt was, unsurprisingly, a terrible idea.
  44. it's complicated
    The Joys of the Part-Time Long-Distance RelationshipIt gives me just the right amount of space.
  45. exes
    13 Women on Being ‘Orbited’ by Their Exes on Social MediaModern-day voyeurism, when your exes never really fade away.
  46. it's complicated
    But Actually, What Does ‘Single’ Really Mean?I’d been writing off relationships that weren’t “official,” even though they were still meaningful to me.
  47. it's complicated
    How to Date When You’re Waiting for CancerI used to wonder if prospective boyfriends were funny enough. Now I had to consider whether they’d be helpful during chemo.
  48. sex diaries
    The Dating Blogger Who Thinks Beards Are GrossThis week’s sex diary.
  49. body language
    I Hate That I Hate Holding HandsSome bitter thoughts on a surprisingly polarizing practice.
  50. it's complicated
    That Time My Ex Found the Fake Wedding Registry I’d Made for UsAs he was putting together a real one with his new fiancée.
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