How Love is a Battlefield

“We’re all just walking each other home” -Ram Dass It’s no secret that there is an underlying pressure for us to pair off. We are told in stories and shown in movies that being with someone allows us to live a fuller, more meaningful life. Not until we are attached to another person are we

Accidental Cohabitation

“Listen, smile, agree and then do whatever the fuck you were going to do anyway.” Robert Downey Jr. Shacking up, playing house, moving in together. It’s a topic that seems to have a very specific calculation as to when the time is right. Like an old family recipe that has to be baked at the

Dating Rules: No Sex Before the Fifth Date

We all have rules that we pretend to abide by in order to create some illusion of control when we begin seeing someone. No sex before the fifth date. He has to text me first. Two drinks per date. I won’t let him upstairs. But are these rules merely a façade, a way to maintain

Dating in the Digital Age

What ever happened to going steady? People used to date and get to know each other and take the time to discover what they like about each other. Is it just me, or does that sound exhausting? Dating has changed so much for our generation. Real, meaningful, steady relationships are hard to come by. And