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Dating

  1. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: Spare Me the Grand Romantic GestureSometimes the small and the ordinary carry more meaning.
  2. scams
    How One ‘Sugar Daddy’ Scammed at Least Three WomenThe Times details the saga of a ‘sugar dater’ who cheated women out of thousands of dollars.
  3. The Worst Sushi Date You’ll Ever Hear AboutThis story might make you choke up.
  4. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: The Embarrassing Private Languages of CouplesWhy can’t we stop saying awful things like “diggle dog”?
  5. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: Adventures in Dating While ChristianI didn’t mean to make my faith an ultimatum. Not at first, anyway.
  6. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: Dating Without Texting Is the Absolute BestIt’s exhausting. So why do it at all?
  7. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: Growing Up in a Family Like Mine Made Me Terrified of ConflictI shut down even at necessary confrontation.
  8. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: The Wedding Forum That Helped Me Leave My Abusive ExI couldn’t talk to people who knew me. So I tried people who didn’t.
  9. sex diaries
    The Woman Feeling Stressed Because She Forgot to Wear LingerieThis week’s sex diary.
  10. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: Surviving the Embarrassments of Dating in a Foreign LanguageNot easy for a perfectionist who hates being wrong.
  11. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: My Marriage Was Open, But I Couldn’t Get a DateSo I lied.
  12. it's complicated
    It’s Complicated: The Time I Scheduled a Heartbreak 3 Months in AdvanceI knew he was moving. We stayed together anyway.
  13. it's complicated
    Giving Up Alcohol Made Me Date Like a Teenager AgainMy newfound sobriety came with a return to the awkward flirting, wholesome booze-free activities, and intense emotions of adolescence.
  14. it's complicated
    Maybe Don’t Sleep With Your Employee’s Brother at Her WeddingThe story of an awkward work relationship, a set of killer abs, and a lesson I learned the hard way.
  15. 246 nicoles
    Man Sent Email to 246 Women Named Nicole; Nicoles Organized Meet-Up Without Him“If you are the one and just don’t want to talk to me that’s okay.”
  16. it's complicated
    A Fight About Tea Almost Destroyed My RelationshipDating across cultures can turn small instances of ignorance into something more.
  17. it's complicated
    Testing High Standards After a Lifetime of SettlingMoving to a new city with a bigger dating pool taught me that it’s deceptively easy to overcorrect into being too picky.
  18. it's complicated
    How Soon After Widowhood Can You Feel Good Again?Relearning sex, and love, in the aftermath of my husband’s death.
  19. science of us
    What Does It Mean to Quantify Desirability?Unpacking that new study on looking for love with people out of your league.
  20. summer of scam
    ‘Serial Dine-and-Dasher’ Arrested for Awful Dating EtiquetteAn L.A. man has been arrested for routinely leaving his dates to foot the bill for lavish dinners.
  21. it's complicated
    Confessions of a Tinder TouristCall it the “sociological Tinder date” — even without any romantic spark, I love going out with matches just to learn about their lives.
  22. it's complicated
    After a Breakup, I Bought Closure on eBayIt started when I found the listing for the tie I’d given him for Christmas.
  23. summer of scam
    Instagram Model Tinder-Scams Dozens of Men Into Competing for a DateThe model, Natasha Aponte, told each man that they were meeting for a drink. When the men arrived, they discovered the truth.
  24. sex diaries
    The Nanny Considering a Sex CleanseThis week’s sex diary.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. sex diaries
    The Las Vegas Accountant Wondering If Her Date Is MarriedThis week’s sex diary.
  31. 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.
  32. sex diaries
    The Publicist Who Loses His Underwear on Fire IslandThis week’s sex diary.
  33. it's complicated
    The Best First Date Is a Boring Coffee DateOr something similarly unadventurous.
  34. it's complicated
    You Don’t Have to Move in TogetherOn taking a pause between relationship milestones.
  35. 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.
  36. sex diaries
    The Lawyer Flying to London to See a Tinder DateThis week’s sex diary.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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!’”
  42. 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.
  43. searching
    A Serial Dater Ranks the Best Hookup AppsWhen you’re not interested in swiping for a soul mate.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. searching
    A Serial Dater Ranks the Best Free Dating SitesFor when you’re sick of swiping.
  47. 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.
  48. it's complicated
    I Unfollowed My Boyfriend on Twitter to Save Our RelationshipHis social-media presence was making me hate him in real life.
  49. 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.”
  50. 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.
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