What I Learned When I Infiltrated A Pick-up Artist Forum

Ravishly’s Nikki Gloudeman went undercover in a PUA forum to see what kinds of awful things they say when they think they’re among friends. They were predictably terrible. TW misogyny. Read More What I Learned When I Infiltrated A Pick-up Artist Forum

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: Yay Feminism

I think my favorite article this week was about how institutionalized feminism prevents assholes from winning.

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How Do You Decide To Give a Date a Second Chance?

It’s a date for dinner, not a commitment for life! That was my mom’s mantra when my sister and I were dating, to encourage us to date people that we might not otherwise.  She also used it when we were asked out on second dates by guys that we felt kind of lukewarm about.  In general I think that’s good advice, especially for people who are reluctant to date because they might not like the other person.  But what if you just feel like something is off? How do you know when to trust your instincts or when you should give someone a second chance? Read More How Do You Decide To Give a Date a Second Chance?