• Caitlyn Luce Christensen in Dating

    5 Excuses You Make When You Don't Want To Believe You Were Ghosted

    5 Excuses You Make When You Don't Want To Believe You Were Ghosted

    It's not that being ghosted is as big of a blow to the ego as, say, somebody telling you to your face that they were only passing time with you because they were bored and never had any intention of hanging out with you IRL. Still, even if you were only hanging out with someone on one or […]
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    5 Things You'll Feel When You Love Someone, But You're Not In Love With Them

    5 Things You'll Feel When You Love Someone, But You're Not In Love With Them

    When I'm at my best, I like to think I am infusing love into all of my relationships — those that are platonic and those that are a little more. This means providing the people in your life with the same space and attention that you would give to a significant other. As author bell […]
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    5 Important Lessons My First Boyfriend Taught Me About Love

    5 Important Lessons My First Boyfriend Taught Me About Love

    My first relationship was anything but perfect. We were from two very different backgrounds, and wanted completely different things. Despite our flaws, it still remains to this day my longest relationship and my first serious venture into what true commitment meant. When we broke up, it was easy for me to distance myself from the […]
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    7 Legit Reasons We've All Stopped Responding To Guys On Dating Apps Mid-Convo

    7 Legit Reasons We've All Stopped Responding To Guys On Dating Apps Mid-Convo

    Last night, I was at it again, up until 1 a.m. vigorously and energetically swiping through an array of names and faces on Tinder. Why? Was I bored? Hungry? Do I actually want to give up being single? While I don't know my motivations — that would take some more reflection than I'm willing to […]
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    51 Thoughts You Have When You Realize You May Have A Crush On A Girl

    51 Thoughts You Have When You Realize You May Have A Crush On A Girl

    When you've spent the majority of your life platonically in love with your girl friends, sometimes, it's hard to remember that your lady crush can be your actual girlfriend. Because you're gay, and she might just be, too. The downside to spending most of your life platonically in love with your girl friends? Sometimes, it's hard to tell […]
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    7 Ways I Knew I Was In Love With My Partner

    7 Ways I Knew I Was In Love With My Partner

    According to some quack science known as “modern psychology” given to me through what I call “years of mental health counseling,” love isn't supposed to be all or nothing. Supposedly, many people are able to be in love and also be functioning, productive members of society, who don't spend work meetings doodling hearts on the borders of […]
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    5 Things To Remind Yourself When Your Ex Comes Crawling Back

    5 Things To Remind Yourself When Your Ex Comes Crawling Back

    I am not somebody who gives up on love easily, and sometimes, this leads me to the point of my own downfall. If I love you, then, in the words of Lorde, “I will love you til you call the cops on me.” My love is so steadfast that I have been both the person who takes […]
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    The 5 Things He'll Stop Doing Once He's Fallen Out Of Love With You

    The 5 Things He'll Stop Doing Once He's Fallen Out Of Love With You

    If you clicked on this because you are truly concerned that your boyfriend has fallen out of you, then the first thing you need to know is to trust yourself. Don't believe me? Well, that's coming from the experts. “It's not something that people just dream up in their heads unless there are warning signs,” […]
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    30 Thoughts You Have When Your Boyfriend Wants Morning Sex But You Aren't In The Mood

    30 Thoughts You Have When Your Boyfriend Wants Morning Sex But You Aren't In The Mood

    If you're a creature of the night like I am, then sex in the morning tends to be more like sex at noon. Anything earlier honestly might count as an act of necrophilia. Still, opposites do attract. This must be why we sleepyheads so often find ourselves with early (ahem) risers. Here's what's going through your head those […]
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    Everything You Need To Do To Completely Cleanse Your Ex From Your Life

    Everything You Need To Do To Completely Cleanse Your Ex From Your Life

    In the city where I lived for the last nine years and for most of my adult dating life, it is notoriously difficult to never see somebody again. This includes your ex. In other places, blocking somebody on Facebook might mean that you don't run into them again for months or years at a time. On more […]
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    The 6 Red Flags About My Relationship That Showed Me I Needed To End It

    The 6 Red Flags About My Relationship That Showed Me I Needed To End It

    There's no hurt quite like heartbreak, but sometimes, it's necessary. Money, sex (or lack thereof), and different ambitions can sometimes put the lid on a relationship. While there's something to be said for working things out, sometimes, breaking up is the only thing to do. At the time, it might be hard to articulate why it didn't […]
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    5 Lessons I Learned About Love As A Teen That I Still Follow Today

    5 Lessons I Learned About Love As A Teen That I Still Follow Today

    Whether you were the high school weirdo who held on to her virginity well after graduation day or the well-experienced upperclassman schooling all of the freshmen about sex, I bet that high school gave you access to some kernels of wisdom about love and relationships. I've always felt that the combination of swimming in a hormonal soup, teenage […]