The pain of crafting thoughtful missives day after day only to receive a short “lol” in return—or, worse, nothing at all—is like a shot in the heart.
Swiping is good and all but we're actually DTC—down to chat.
He liked sunrise shags, I preferred bedtime coitus. Turns out, 2.30 p.m. is actually our thing.
"I knew I could trust him because I was just a woman he knew—he wasn’t there for the novelty factor."
Long-term swipers say that they're haunted by users repeatedly popping up in their matches – even after they've already gone on awkward dates with them.
“As we were trying to find our comfort zone physically, on many occasions I would find myself dazed. I’d stop him mid-caress as if I came out of a trance and would force him to leave me alone.”
If a dude describes himself on Hinge as a “feminist”, pay close attention to how he actually treats women.
“It suggests that the person we choose is not nearly as important as the relationship we build.”
Whether or not the posts are fake, commenters on the subreddits r/AmItheAsshole and r/Relationships don't only offer help to the people posting for advice, but to readers looking for objectivity about their own romantic lives.
#Pegallmen2020 is just one one of the hashtags going viral on the platform.
Romantic scenes are now my "touch porn," allowing me to imagine the warmth of human contact again.
Go skating. Provide community aid. Tell each other the stories of your lives.