Boundaries often feel abstract, especially when it comes to platonic relationships.
Yet, even at that tender age, I knew my mother had made the right choice.
Speaking from personal experience and anecdotes from friends, online dating is generally skewed in favour of women.
Remember when you first got into the relationship and seeing that person, or seeing their name pop-up on your phone, or just even thinking about them, made you feel all sorts of things?
Is your significant other doing you a heckin distress? Are you having trouble concentrating on your studies because they haven't returned your call yet nor have they replied to your text even though they were “active 5 minutes ago”? Stress no more, fam. I am here to help.
The art of meeting people has changed from when you had to walk up to someone and find the courage to talk to them.
The world over the last few years seems to have been turned upside down. The flat earth society is gaining traction again and global warming is being actively debated.
The beginning of a relationship is undoubtedly the best part of one. It is during that period that most couples notice things about each other that make them wildly exclaim that they are made for each other.
Relationships come with their fair share of decision-making. Things that you never really struggled with before, such as what to eat, where to go, what to wear, when to sleep, etc. become a regular concern.
At this point, going on a date at a restaurant is just not that fun anymore.
Any of us can face a situation where we start seeing red flags in a date. It can be something in their behaviour that seems shady, or you starting to dislike certain aspects of their personality. The skill needed to exit a bad date is a vital part of modern dating etiquette. In movies, especially chick-flicks, we have seen heroines escape bad dates by excusing themselves to the washroom. However, that is inconvenient in real life. So, what else could you do?
First of all, why?
Have you ever said something on a date that ruined the impression you were trying to create?
While some relationships end with you thinking “never again!” there are some breakups that leave you wondering if the relationship deserves a second try.
A whole load of madness, that's what.
In the movie 'When Harry met Sally', Harry pompously states that men and women can never be friends as a mutual attraction is inevitable.