Breaking up severs emotional ties, and it's best your technology follows suit. Do it in six steps.
Fumigate your technology like you would a roach-infested kitchen, here's how to wipe out every trace of your ex from technology. Think about it this way: seeing your ex in your phone or online only makes you think about what he/she is doing, realize you're no longer privy to that info (at least not right now, maybe friendship lies ahead), and—as any human would—suffer as a result. Why not make technology work for you and remove the catalysts for this negative reminder? We say, cleanse and be free.
Technology has fundamentally changed the way we seek, nurture, and experience intimacy. Beyond the coy status updates, drunken emails and occasional sexting, we find soulmates on dating sites, we fight over IM, make up over email, then go on Facebook to announce to the world our renewed devotion. Gadgets make our love lives better, but they also enable mixed messages, vague sentiments and other bits of intentional or unintentional confusion.
What you're doing wrong with your online profile, from the female perspective.
Are you a dude on an online dating site? Are you having trouble getting women to actually go out with you? Not sure why? The problem may be you! From corny pickup lines to photo no-nos to profile mistakes, The Frisky gives you the lowdown on the top five mistakes men make when dating online—from the female perspective. Get it right, and we might let you take us out on a date!
Social networking puts infidelity at our fingertips. Here's how to guard against the Facebook lure.
Back in the '90s, people generally discovered their partner's infidelity when they opened a bill for their cell phone, it was all there is black and white. Today, with social media like Facebook and Twitter the line of infidelity is a little more gray, and a little harder to spot. Licensed psychotherapist Elisabeth Joy LaMotte teaches us how to bring a lover back from the brink, turn off the laptops and turn up our love lives.
New dating advice: say "no" instead of "yes" when looking for Mr. Right.
You are in a state. "Pangs of love," you say as you roll over on the couch, pantomiming stab motions to the heart. Your roommate looks bemused. It's the third or fourth date, and lately you've been struggling to hold off sending those late-night, inappropriate text messages. "Head. Heels. You. Me." (send--no wait, delete.) Instead, you're on your knees, head in hands, summoning the forces of the universe to carry your love cry out to the one you desire. Does he hear? Maybe. Will it be returned? The silence of everything you feel and everything that has not been communicated is deafening. Surely he feels it, too?
Why do you not pick up the phone and call? Why did you cancel on Friday? Why are you still not Facebook friends? Why? Because Beth Wareham says so.
According to multiple British tabloids, Amy Winehouse has been secretly keeping in contact with her former husband and druggie-in-crime Blake Fielder-Civil through a recently activated Facebook account under the handle "Shirley," the name of her pet cat.
A love letter found 10 years after it was written leads a couple to reunite and marry.
Like a plot ripped straight from a Nicholas Sparks novel, the BBC reports that a U.K. man finally married his ex-fiancee after a lost love letter he wrote to her 10 years ago was recently discovered behind a fireplace of her mother's villa.
One way technology is making infidelity more seamless than ever before.
One way technology is making infidelity more seamless than ever before. There's an app that allows you to find an adulterous partner with a few taps of the keyboard – or handheld device. A website named AshleyMadison.com is a dating site specifically for committed individuals who want to cheat, and now it can be accessed by Blackberry and iPhone, reports Jeremy Caplan in this week's Time magazine.