Posts Tagged: dating
For the Guardian, Alison Flood reports that users who share reading interests on a new dating app improve their chances of finding a good match:
I’m not sure about the sexy transformation, but I do know that whether it’s with a friend or a partner, there’s little better than discovering a shared love of an author, particularly an obscure one.
It’s called Maple Match and it’s the brainchild of a 25-year-old Texan named Joe Goldman whose site promises to “make dating great again.
A new dating site matches Americans with anti-Trump sentiments with like-minded Canadians....more
Over at Huffington Post, Colton Valentine has curated a collection of Simone De Beauvoir’s archetypes for people in accordance with their loss of childhood from her Ethics of Ambiguity—and applied them to our dating lives. From those too focused on the careers they hate to those who can’t sit still and demand to go hiking or base-jumping, and the mystical one who saw the meaningless of life and became humanist perfection, these archetypes are more accurate than we want them to be, and beg the question: Oh god which one am I?...more
The earliest piece of advice my mother ever gave me was simply this: “Marry a man, Amy. Not a monkey.”...more
Going through dating profiles is like reading the same book over and over again. Everyone is happy and loves to laugh. Everyone likes beer and coffee and rain. They all spend their weekends hiking and camping....more