Why ‘Sex and the City’ Author Took Dating Advice from her Mother

It turns out that mother really does know best. That’s apparently Candace Bushnell’s theory anyway. The author of Sex and the City recently revealed to US Weekly that when she was writing the story of Carrie Bradshaw’s romantic fate, Bushnell’s mother played a big role. “My mother always hated Aidan, for some reason, so I … Continued

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A Dating App for Verified Twitter Users – What Could Go Wrong?

Private. Safe. Exclusive. That’s how tech company Loveflutter is selling their Blue app, which they describe as, “A premium version of Loveflutter exclusive to Twitter’s blue tick verified community. Swipe discreetly and know who you’re matching with is interesting and real.” The blue tick refers to the blue checkmark (or tick) that appears on the … Continued

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The Challenges of Dating While Conservative

In 2017, dating can feel like navigating a wasteland, especially for the conservative. Single conservatives are often asked, “Would you be willing to date a liberal?” For most of the conservatives I know, that’s a difficult question. It’s certainly easier to be with someone whose values align with our own, but we would be open … Continued

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Do Millennials Really Think Feminism Has Changed Dating for the Better?

Millennials. We might not vote in elections, but at least we have “woke” attitudes toward social conventions such as dating. Or do we? There’s a new survey circulating which, according to USA Today, shows most single people today believe “feminism has changed dating for the better.” But I’m not sure that’s what the survey, conducted … Continued

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A Conservative Woman’s Unusual Online Dating Experiment

Despite being married with two children (and another on the way), I’m not the person most friends come to for dating advice. I married the best friend of a guy I met in a bar right out of college and mercifully escaped the modern dating scene. While all of my friends were joining dating apps, … Continued

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Why Christians Need to Rethink Dating

People often assume that being raised in a Protestant, evangelical household was some sort of hardship. Yet, for all of the embarrassing anecdotes I could share about how many hours of my childhood were spent arguing with my parents about being able to see a PG-13 movie with my friends before I was actually thirteen, … Continued

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In Defense of Online Dating

There are two virtual realities we regularly encounter today. The first is the insidious one described by Ross Douthat in “The Virtues of Reality,” in which a myriad of human activities is mediated by social media; a virtual reality that discloses an unreal ideal self and obscures the real. “The trends in the marketplace—ever-more-customized pornography, … Continued

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