Sex on the First Date: Is It Ever Okay?

Sex on a date

When a first date is going well, it seems like magic is in the air. We’ve all been on so many “meh” first dates – or even worse – that a good one can make you feel giddy and flushed. Great first dates usually get extended – sometimes to have coffee or ice cream, but Click here to read more…

What You Want in a Relationship vs. What You Need – and How to Know the Difference

What do you want when it comes to relationships?

Tall, dark, and handsome dog lover with broad shoulders and ambition.

Laid-back artist with sandy blonde hair and a low-stress occupation.

Successful entrepreneur with great social skills who likes staying active.

You probably have a pretty good idea of what type of mate you want. Click here to read more…

Do You Believe in… Ghosting? The Mystery of Disappearing Daters


Do you believe in ghosting?

Halloween may have its goblins, ghouls and zombies – but in the dating world, nothing gives you the chills like being ghosted.

Men and women are mysteriously disappearing from relationships, vanishing off the face of the planet without a trace – despite the fact that sending a text message to say goodbye literally takes five seconds.

Are these missing people in a coma? Did they get vaporized by aliens? Turned into vampires? Click here to read more…

A Woman’s POV: 10 Tips for Ringing in the New Year Single

New Years Single

Single on New Year’s? Join the club. Because December is the #1 month for breaking up, plenty of people are single for this party-hearty holiday. Whether you want to head out with friends, hook up with a stranger or meet your next big conquest, New Year’s Eve is actually a good time to ride solo. Click here to read more…

A Woman’s POV – 5 Style Essentials for Movie Dates

Movie Date

Heading to the cinema is a classic date activity, an easy choice of entertainment that requires precious little of its participants. Just show up, buy popcorn, sit down and watch the show. You’ve probably been on many movie dates in your life, and will go on many more. Make sure that you have these six style essentials to make your movie date wardrobe complete. Click here to read more…

A Woman’s POV: No Text After First Date Sex? How to Deal

No Text Sex

You had an amazing first date experience that culminated in a clear connection between the sheets. You felt like something special was beginning, but that was three days ago, and he hasn’t contacted you since – not even a text.

Even in today’s rushed dating space and hook-up culture, a day-after “thank you” text is standard for human beings with a minimum of respect for each other. Why aren’t you getting it? Click here to read more…

A Woman’s POV: We Only Fight When He Drinks

Angry Drunk

By Kelly Seal

In my early twenties, I figured that the guys I dated were works in progress, like me. Once we got jobs as marketing VPs and financial executives instead of waiters and assistants, grew up a little bit and became “real” adults, that all of our immature ramblings and bad decisions would be history. Something to laugh about. Click here to read more…

A Woman’s POV: Can Vanilla Sex Be Sweet Enough?

By Caitlin Thornton

Should you not yet have had the glorious opportunity to gorge on the way-popular erotic trilogy Fifty Shades of Grey—that your sister, mom, girlfriend, that one nice lady with the crispy ‘80s bangs at the bank, and most likely your grandma has read—get ready for a spoiler alert: Click here to read more…

A Woman’s POV: How it Makes Me Feel When… Distance Does NOT Make the Heart Grow Fonder

By Caitlin Thornton

Tell me a story about a couple that has been completely successful in their long-distance relationship. Really. Tell me all about it. Who are these people? How did they manage to stay together while at the same time being apart? Did the physical distance have them yearning to be together, more than ever? Or did it just make them sad and angry? Did one unrequitedly miss the other? Click here to read more…

A Woman’s POV: How it Makes Me Feel When… The Bittersweet Bliss of Ex Sex

By Caitlin Thornton

Two weeks after a completely mutual break up, Lucy* arranged a meeting with her now-ex to “exchange stuff.” Sure, he had some of her sweaters, and she had some of his comic books. But the reunion—scheduled for a Saturday afternoon at Lucy’s, when her roommates would be out—entailed much more than swapping goods both parties probably forgot even existed. Click here to read more…

About Jennifer

Jennifer Kelton

I have created this blog and social dating community to turn negative dating experiences into positive ones. In fact, it’s the exact opposite of what the name implies. It was my own life’s multiple combo plate of bad date experiences that inspired me to create this supportive community. In the midst of my own search […]

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