Tag Archives: dating

Why You Should Video Date & Actually Get Ready for It

There are times though where you can’t see someone in person due to long-distance distance or social distancing while living in the same city. This is where video chatting comes in.

Video chatting can feel awkward, especially when it’s the first time with someone you like. I have found that it’s helpful to get ready for a video date, similar to how you would an in-person date.

“Well, What Happened” – A Break Up Retrospective

I called one of my best friends from an Uber on the way home, and she asked, “How do you feel?” I said, “Free.”

You see, I didn’t feel restrained by him. But I didn’t feel like I could completely be myself with him.

The Trick for Improving Your Dating App Prospects

Sometimes the dating app well starts looking dry, and you start to think, “Have I gone through all my cute options?!” The answer is basically yes!

I’m Sorry – He Was Yours

“It kept me in his life, and I wanted to be in it even when drama unfolded. I consciously waited in the wings in the off-chance that he might pick me.”

Masturbation Positively Affects You More Than You Think

This post was created in partnership with TENGA. This past weekend my friends at TENGA invited me back to the yearly Sex Expo to learn about their second United State(s) of Masturbation survey and also offered me the chance to pick Dr. Chris Donaghue’s brain about TENGA’s findings, which is what I looked forward to […]

Give Your Crush The Green Light

Giving your crush the green light doesn’t mean you’re chasing after them; you’re taking a risk to get what you want. I believe there are two straightforward ways to give your crush the green light, and while they feel bold, they both get to the bottom of the situation.

Couples who brave long NYC commutes for love – amNewYork

Couples who brave long NYC commutes for love By Alyssa Pry   Special to amNY.com January 30, 2017 Dating is hard enough in New York City. Finding a partner can be an epic game of swiping and scrolling, hoping for the right-swipe or spontaneous run-in that will save you from awkward bar talk. But once […]

That Was Then, This Is Now

Maybe I don’t wonder how you and I compare to each other as much as I wonder how his current feelings for me compare to the feelings he once had for you.

Everyday I Live in Fear

“Homo sum, humani nil a me alienum puto. I am a human being, nothing human can be alien to me.” ~ Maya Angelou Every day I live in fear for two main reasons that are separate but not mutually exclusive. I’m gay, and I’m black in America. Some homophobic person could physically attack me for being […]

Our Friend’s Relationships Are Not Our Own

I sat with my friends in college talking about our dating lives. We discussed how we hoped we’d actually like whoever was lucky enough to date our friend – approve of them. After all, if our friends are our true soulmates, then shouldn’t we approve of who they end up with? But as my friends’ […]