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.
The best days at the Plenty of Fish office are when we receive messages from couples who met each other on the app. Every time I read success story after the next, I can’t stop smiling. It’s a great reminder for all of us that work at POF why we do what is is we do!
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:
In long-term relationships it can be easy to fall into a lazy lifestyle, filled with late nights on the couch and take-out dinners—especially if you cohabitate. These comfortable habits can quickly turn into stale patterns that make life less than exciting, and whether your relationship is new or seasoned, no one likes boring.
YES, there is, and we have the answer!
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An outdated piece of dating advice where singles are told to wait three days before contacting someone they’ve met online/offline, to avoid appearing too interested or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.