Dating

Guys, your junk is probably an average size (and that's OK!)

A new study out of the UK has found the average girth and length of male genitalia (although we’re not sure if it took pool shrinkage into account). The King’s College London study collected data of a variety of studies from around the world measuring the genitalia of 15,521 men...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 6:11pm

The worst single men in NYC tend to have this thing in common

Let's face it: Dating in NYC is ridiculously difficult. Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a blacklist of all the worst single men to date in NYC? There is one now, thanks to one matchmaker. Meredith Golden, founder of the dating site SpoonMeetSpoon, said she’s compiled a list of 60...

Monday, January 7, 2019 - 1:52pm

What do men desire? More sex toys, survey says

Men are “getting a hand” to up their masturbation game. Ladies, try not to roll your eyes, but men feel left out. Eight out of 10 guys have tried a sex toy and like to experiment while yanking their doodle dandy, according to a survey conducted by We-Vibe, a leading vibrator company...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:37pm

One-night stands: The down-and-dirty on the one-and-done

That walk of shame in college might have turned into an ultra-embarrassing Uber ride in your 20s, but besides knowing how to own your sexuality and have safe fun (protection, kiddos), take comfort that “a lot of people have one-night stands,” a new survey said. The team at DrEd....

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:35pm

This new app takes the Tinder hook-up reputation and makes it naughtier

Online dating can get tiresome, but there’s a new app on the scene that promises to add a little extra spice to your sex life, called — appropriately — KinkD. Calling itself the “Tinder for fetish enthusiasts,” KinkD isn’t just a hook-up app — though app...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:34pm

This app claims the problem with Tinder is too many people looking formarriage

OK Cupid, Coffee Meets Bagel, Bumble, J-Date or (gulp) Craigslist – It’s challenging to find lasting love, but what about love lasting one night? For many new to the swiping scene, Tinder is considered the booty call app, where one can basically online shop at 2 a.m. for a playmate,...

Monday, October 15, 2018 - 4:21pm

Music lovers hit right note with Plenty of Fish singles

If you’re a music lover and single, you have a better chance of striking the right chord with your fellow daters on Plenty of Fish, according to new data from the online dating platform. “Music is very good at helping to create social bonds. When we listen to music together and keep...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:21pm

The 9 best Boston date ideas, according to Yelp and OkCupid

Yelp teamed up with OkCupid to come up with the best date venues in eight U.S. cities, sorting them into nine unique categories like “where drinks turn into dinner” and “photo-friendly spot,” and millions of OkCupid users voted on the best ones. The 2018 Dater’s Choice...

Monday, July 23, 2018 - 9:14am

Singles are more likely to drink alcohol, new Zoosk dating survey finds

Drinking and dating pretty much go hand-in-hand for many singles, but just how connected are the two? The answer is very, according to a new Zoosk dating survey. The online dating platform compiled data from 8,793 members and analyzed 133,175 messages in its research. Among the most notable...

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 10:28am

Gatsbying: The new dating trend you're probably already doing

In the age of social media, dating can seem simple — connecting to people online is as quick as the click of a button (or a swipe right). But connecting with someone can be a different story, and the barrier of screens provides an easy out. You’re likely to get ghosted. Then, the person...

Tuesday, June 26, 2018 - 12:20pm

Speed dating in NYC: Find the love of your life (or the love of right now) tonight

You're single. There are over 8.5 million people in New York City’s five boroughs. Between work, errands, bills and your unbreakable devotion to Netflix’s Orange is the New Black or Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, you barely have time to think about your own interests, let...

Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 12:31pm

Millennials would rather date a convicted felon than a Trump supporter

President Trump is seriously underwater with millennials. Apparently, so are his millennial supporters. That's at least according to conservative website The Daily Caller, which hit the D.C. streets to ask millennials if they would rather date a convicted felon or a Trump supporter....

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 4:39pm

Older couples are living apart together, but what does that mean?

Nowadays, you never really know what you’re going to get when entering, re-entering (or re-re-entering) the dating world. It all seems very complicated — there’s ghosting, there’s orbiting, there’s open, closed, not-sure-what-this-is relationships. And, as it turns out...

Friday, May 11, 2018 - 1:47pm

Orbiting 101: The dating phenomenon that you knew about all along

The dating world comes with many things: heartbreak, awkward online profiles, one-night stands, cheap 2-for-1 deals at restaurants… the works. And even if you are happily in a relationship (guilty) or taking a break from the dating scene (understandable), you’ve heard of ghosting. As...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - 3:25pm

Singles want good grammar, even better conversation and less Trump talk: Plenty of Fish

Pop quiz! What’s a bigger turn off: bad sex or bad grammar? The answer might actually surprise you. According to a new study from online dating site Plenty of Fish, 58 percent of singles find bad grammar the equivalent of a cold shower. “Singles are prioritizing conversations over...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:06am

Bumble bans gun photos in wake of Parkland mass shooting

Bumble announced Monday that they would be banning pictures of guns from their dating app. "As mass shootings continue to devastate communities across the country, it’s time to state unequivocally that gun violence is not in line with our values, nor do these weapons belong on Bumble,...

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 5:38pm

Looking for love this Valentine’s Day? Here’s what Philly daters really want

We all know Philadelphia is the “City of Brotherly Love,” but add in the fact that today is Valentine’s Day, and you have yourself a lot of amore. Which is great and all if you’re attached, but if you’re single, today is just another day you’re navigating the...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:06am

Dating in NYC not so different from anywhere else: Match

We’ve surely all heard horror stories of what it’s like to be single in New York City, but here’s a newsflash: Dating in NYC really isn’t all that different from anywhere else, at least according to the latest “Singles in America” survey from Match.com. “...

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 - 5:06am

Smart condom measures you up after you get it up

Because nothing makes your sex life more exciting than knowing how you compare to others, a British company released photos of the first “smart condom” that records the ins and outs of your romps. Oh, and this sex spy can detect STIs. The i.Con isn’t actually a condom, though. It...

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 2:02am

Women share ‘Pillowtalk’ as post-#MeToo re-empowerment

Sex is fun. It should be fun. But it seems that everywhere we turn recently, we’re met with more stories of people who have been sexually harassed or assaulted by men in power. Stories of the vulnerable and victimized shared with the hashtags #MeToo or #MeAt14 have overtaken social media, but...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 5:06am