Last week Time.com interviewed a group of online dating/techie types who told the publication the iPad will absolutely change the face of online dating. Experts foresee hook-up maps and online dating suggestions based on subconscious physiological responses. New-fangled iPad applications aim to help out daters. But will they?
Can you believe that less than ten years ago, we were still coming to terms with how the internet would revolutionize dating? We could barely wrap our heads around using the web to find love, let alone maintain (or destroy) it the way social media does nowadays. Since there's been a lot of talk about Facebook and relationships lately, we've decided to give a little attention to Foursquare, the mobile social media service generating buzz as the next big thing.
Some men sometimes aren't as brave, particularly when it comes to relationships, as we'd like to think we are. Getting our lights punched out is generally less scary than being rejected by some broad. For this reason, God invented alcohol. But with the advent of online dating and social media (social networking), liquid
Men I met in real life had no chance compared to the projected perfection of my internet lover. It was so much easier to talk to him behind the screen of the computer, which led me to believe it was so much easier to talk to him period. I had spent my life searching for my prince charming, and I was sure I had found him. On January 31, Patrick said we should meet. I agreed. A romance blossoms on Twitter, but can it survive the shift into real life?
Zack Iniguez is a techy geek who proposed to his lady via iPad. Aww. In honor of this new-found use for the iPad, we've compiled a list of our favorite nerdy engagement stories for your heart-warming pleasure. Who doesn't love a geek in love?
Is saying "I love you" enough? Try using technology to strengthen your relationship.
Two lists down ... so many more to go. Because, while you may now consider yourself an expert on both dating and the male mind since we shared with you our favorite feeds, you've still got a lot to learn about getting down and dirty. The 10 tweeps in today's top 10 are well-known in the sex-positive world. They are sex educators and erotica writers. They are therapists and advice columnists. They are pornographers and sex acitivists, and they have the lowdown on how everything workd down there. So quit blushing and click the follow button.
My cell phone is more broke than I am. Over the weekend, I got a case of the butterfingers and dropped it again—now it won't text. Wah! Is it trying to ruin my social/sex life? Without the ability to sext, my game is weak! I know a few dudes are missing my steamy messages. Before you judge typing with one hand, here's why you shouldn't knock it till you've tried it!
Being apart—be it one mile or a million—while staying together can be challenging for some couples, and a pleasure to others. YourTango’s got you covered! Check out the stories below for everything you need to know about long-distance relationships.
Now love interests are texting/IMing/emailing, and, good lord, Facebooking each other. There are so many opportunities to be misunderstood! If I've learned anything from sex scandals, it's that texting somebody you're hoping to sleep with can be dangerous.
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.
My computer is ruining my relationship...Do I get rid of that or my boyfriend?
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.