Did you know 20% of singles in the United States call upon the help of others to draft a message to someone they’re interested in?! And an astounding 49% of Gen Z (ages 18-24) is guilty of calling on their squad to help craft their first message to someone they like.
We’ve seen the trope a million times. Danny and Sandy from Grease, Noah and Allie from The Notebook, and more recently, Jake and Amy from Brooklyn Nine-Nine show us the classic story of two people who are incredibly different but end up falling madly in love. So what’s the deal? Do opposites really attract, or do these types of relationships just make for an entertaining plotline?
Yes I’ll admit it! I just binged watched the Netflix reboot series of Queer Eye season 1 & 2 in less than a week. I cried, I laughed, overall this show pulls on the heart strings. I am officially obsessed with the 5 amazing lifestyle gurus and their ability to transform the well being of individuals that have lost their way.
Just in case you are unfamiliar with the dating trend Ghosting, that first made its mainstream debut in 2015:
You would think with the fact that we post our lives publicly for the world to see, that there would be more transparency. Unfortunately having access to multiple social media accounts permits more avenues and loop holes that can lead to temptation.
The Three Day Rule
An outdated piece of dating advice where singles are told to wait three days before contacting someone they’ve met online/offline, to avoid appearing too interested or desperate.
“But if you like someone, don’t you want to show them you’re interested?” That’s a great question and one that I respond to with a very enthusiastic YES.
I dare you to read on and drop the three day rule, once and for all.
We’ve all been there…that gloomy, stagnant, sometimes sad place inside our minds, where we feel irritated, unappreciated, and bored.
Here’s how to navigate and walk away from the different types of relationships in your life that are turning you off.
Summer sun somethings begun but oh oh the summer nights! Summer is a favorite season for many; the days are warm and the nights cool(er) and calm. It is also the perfect time of year to get your feet wet by stepping back into the dating world. If it’s been a solid year of Netflix binges and nights in with your girlfriends, here are some fabulous summer date ideas that will put the spring back in your step!
The decision to co-habitate with your partner is a serious milestone in the relationship—not something to be treated casually or done hastily and spontaneously. Moving in together indicates that you’re both committed to each other, and are heading in the direction of permanence or even marriage. This means there are many things to discuss if this next phase in your relationship is on the horizon.