Dating

Lets face it, we all want relationship — we really do – but sometimes, it’s scary. And we might do stupid sh*t along the way, and when it comes to dating we’ve all become a little bit cynical.

Yes, we’ve seen our parents’ marriages crumble; we’ve watched the hook-up culture remove all promise of romance; and we get that we’re a constant work in progress, never feeling quite ready enough to bring someone else into our messed up lives.

But it’s all in our process of learning. So, don’t judge us.

17 Things People In Open Relationships Hear Too Much

Open relationships definitely aren’t for everyone. That’s a fact. But people who are in open relationships tend to be looked at with skepticism – or just plain judged. Just because polyamory isn’t for you doesn’t mean it isn’t for someone else. If you catch yourself saying these 17 things…rethink. 1.…

How to Get Over Your Study Abroad Girlfriend in 5 Steps

Ah, the city of love. Bright lights. Great food. Beautiful people. Eternal love. Ah, Paris. Or Berlin. Or Johannesburg. Let’s face it, the city of love is wherever you studied abroad. Studying abroad is a magical time. You get to live for six months in a foreign country, experiencing only…

25 Signs You Should Break Up

Sometimes it’s obvious when you need to break up. If you find your girlfriend’s ex’s underwear in the bed, it’s over. But other times – most times – it’s not so clear. Boredom and dissatisfaction may slowly creep up on you like rainclouds from a distance. Or you might roll…

8 Tips For Dating A Trans Woman, From a Trans Woman

Trans women are women. Period. And, as with dating any woman, there are many DOs and DON’Ts. Transgender writer Leila Blake recently sat down to school cisgender on people on how to have an amazing relationship with a transgender woman. Here’s what she said: 1. Don’t use the word “tranny.”…

8 Tips For The Most Perfect Date Ever

Have you ever been on a date that was… Not so great, to say the least? You accidentally knocked your wine all over yourself at dinner. You stepped in gum at the theater. Maybe you even messed up your lucky pants before heading out and had to resort to the…

Are Lesbians Who Date Trans Men Really Lesbians?

NOTE: The opinions and statements in this article are only a summary of the views stated in the two videos below. This article has absolutely no relationship to my own views on the subject. “Trans men aren’t really men.” Transgender men are tired of hearing that. Recently, two transgender men…

5 Lesbians You’ll Meet On Tinder

When you open Tinder, you never know what you’re going to get. You might find your soul mate, you might find a serial killer. The hot girl with the colored braids might turn out to be a catfish with a dark past. Every swipe is a risk – no, an…

Would You Date a Woman Twice Your Age?

Love knows no age limit. Maybe you and your girlfriend are young and in love. Maybe you and your polyamorous partners are all pushing sixty. Maybe you’re one of the growing number of lesbians entering into “cougar” relationships. If you’ve ever watched Cougar Town or heard someone marvel at an…

What’s Wrong With Lesbian Dating Apps?

Your couch is getting cold, and you want someone to snuggle with on your next movie night. Like many people, you’re looking for love – and like many millennials, you turn to your phone. You have a dozen apps to choose from, from women-only apps like Her and Scrissr, to…

How Religious Lesbians Are Finding Love

“No gays allowed.” Since its launch years ago, the dating website ChristianMingle.com has always catered to heterosexuals only, on the basis of religious freedom. “Gay Chrisitan” was an oxymoron. The website became embroiled in a grueling 3-year legal battle with the state of California for violating the Unruh Civil Rights…

5 Best Apps For Exploring Your Sexuality

So you’re ready to explore your sexuality. Maybe you want to be a unicorn in some couple’s threesome or begin your own polyamorous relationship. The internet, of course, has all the answers, so you want to use an app. Or several. Which apps should you turn to? Tinder Pro:  As…

11 Signs You Were Made For Each Other

Samira Wiley and Lauren Morelli Tell Touching Engagement Story What causes some relationships to end once the newness rubs off, and what causes some to grow and thrive? While there is no one answer that rings true for everyone, there are a few signs that your relationship is more than…

Sext-Worthy Ancient Greek Poetry

Once upon a time on a Greek island far, far away, a lesbian poet named Sapphos entertained beautiful women and wrote them love poetry. That island, Lesbos, is where the word lesbian comes from. Yes, this poet was so amazing that she coined the term for women who love women.…

12 Months Of Relationship Goals

I think the New Year is my absolute favorite time of the year. The weather is crisp and cool, most people are over their holiday funk, and everyone is optimistically looking forward to the next year. It’s also a dream come true for a perpetual planner like myself, because the…

14 Super Easy Ways to Make Your Girlfriend Feel Loved

This time of year, we’re reminded of just how important the people we care about are. I’ve heard advertisements about not buying your mail woman underwear for Christmas, seen ads about the magic of the holiday season, and of course there’s every holiday movie imaginable on television. But even with…

4 Words That Are Killing Your Relationships

It’s hard to think that something as little as word choice can have a profound impact on anything – even though we know how easy it is to be misunderstood. While all misunderstandings are generally bad, there are some specific words that might be wreaking havoc on your love life…

9 Signs Breaking Up Was The Right Thing To Do

Letting go of a relationship is hard. Even if you inwardly know that moving on was the right choice, it’s completely normal to question whether you really made the right decision. Rest assured, though – most likely, you did make the right choice when you ended your relationship. Holding onto…