The COVID-19 pandemic is leading to a surge in online dating. Even with the world at your fingertips, your physical location within the United States can play a huge role in your likelihood to find a romantic partner. WalletHub compared the 50 states across 27 key indicators of dating-friendliness to develop a list of the…

Playing ‘hard to get’ has always been a prominent tactic in the dating world and while some may be skeptical of using the tactic in their own dating life, a recent study confirms that playing hard to get does increase a potential mate’s desirability. The dating tactic has the ability to stroke ones ego or…

Grocery store shelves are wiped out, sports seasons are being postponed, and social distancing practices are being advised in the midst of global efforts to contain the coronavirus pandemic. While some people are on high alert about the virus, others are looking for ways to make light of the situation by taking advantage of cheap…

Have you spent time online dating or IRL dating recently? If so, you have no doubt encountered people saying/typing/texting that they are exclusively looking for “friends with benefits.” I can’t count how many Tindr and OkCupid bios I have swiped past that included something along the lines of: “I don’t want a relationship right now,…

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