Stashing, Vulturing and More: New Dating Trends to Watch Out For

Terms like “ghosting” and “benching” have not only grown in popularity — most have experienced them firsthand, only it was too late to realize it. Now, thanks to things like dating apps and social media, that glossary has grown tenfold, and there’s a slew of other terms to get familiar with. While they can range from harmless and hilarious to […]

How to Date on Curtn, the App That Leads With Video Profiles

How many times have you met up with a match off a dating app only to discover that they look nothing like their pictures? Did the chemistry you felt while messaging dissipate once you were face-to-face? You can only tell so much about a person from their photos… but video, on the other hand, offers a deeper look into someone’s […]

Overwhelming Horniness During COVID-19 Lockdown Has Led Roommates to Hook Up, Says Study

Everyone wants to know how the COVID-19 lockdown and the attendant social distancing guidelines have impacted our love lives, and the results from Match’s latest “Singles in America” study are eye-opening. to say the least. It turns out that nearly a quarter of people who had sex during the lockdown did so with the most readily available person around: a “non-romantic roommate.” Under […]

Is Sliding Headfirst Into Someone’s DMs Ever a Good Idea?

Sliding into someone’s DMs (directly messaging a stranger or acquaintance using a social networking platform like Instagram or Twitter) is a very popular way to flirt nowadays. In fact, a recent survey found more than half of Gen Zers have used DMs to sext and flirt, assuming this number has grown exponentially since the pandemic as we’ve been forced to […]

The Best Self-Help Books for Relationships

The AskMen editorial team thoroughly researches & reviews the best gear, services and staples for life. AskMen may get paid if you click a link in this article and buy a product or service. Love is universal. It’s something even the snarkiest, most pessimistic of critics want. But to attain such a valued emotional connection, there’s a catch. From beginning […]

How to Use The League, the Harvard of All Dating Apps

Tired of swiping through an overwhelming sea of people who don’t seem like they know what they want, are barely putting in any effort into online dating, or are seemingly just there for a quick ego boost? By vetting all applicants, dating app The League aims to weed those people out, thus increasing your odds of finding a meaningful connection. […]