Dating outside the box

Like many of my peers, I’ve turned to dating apps to search for The One/Mister Right/The One Who Will Pay for Everything as I Stay at Home and “Write.” I’ve used them intermittently the past three years to no avail.

Wait for them to come to you.” The advice came from my dear friend Jennifer, who has a stepfamily...

When did first dates become an endless whirlwind of uninspired drinks and dinner?

While we love wining and dining as much as the next awkward couple, there have to be alternatives…right? It shouldn’t force you into uncomfortable or unhealthy situations.

(Lauri Mattenson)As the human sack of insecurities I am, I mentally went through lists of reasons why I wasn’t having much luck. You’d be surprised how often the “No blacks, no Asians” caption pops up on dating apps.

People have even messaged me that I’m “too dark” on certain apps.) Australian dude on OK Cupid.

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This can make for an exciting experience where the condition helps to bring in a sense of freshness and ability to think outside the box.

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  1. By planning an activity that you love or something that you’ve been meaning to explore, you are not only showing your date that you’re creative and thoughtful but you’re essentially ‘folding’ them into the rhythm of your life which makes you look more interesting AND if things don’t click with your date, you’ve still managed to do something you were planning on doing anyway.