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Dating

Whether you're a teenager awaiting her first kiss or over your forties and already a parent, dating can be exhilarating and terrifying all at once. Make sense of dating and learn about the science behind love and relationships.

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How to Approach a Girl

Talking to a girl you like can sometimes seem nerve-wracking. What if she rejects you or makes fun of you? On the other hand, what if she likes you and wants to date you too? If you're shy, we've got some tips to improve your chances of making a great first impression.


Young Relationships Are Poisoned by Poor Parenting and Cultural Misogyny, Not Hookup Culture

American parents aren't showing children how to succeed in romantic relationships, so structural misogyny and harassment are taking the wheel, a new report suggests.

10 First Date Tips

Forty-five percent of U.S. adults are unmarried, and most of us face first-date jitters: We worry about what to wear and what to talk about before we even know if the chemistry's there. So how can we calm our nerves and put our best face forward?

How to Ask a Guy Out

You've finally found a guy you really like, and you're ready to spend some quality time getting to know him. So how can you get a date with him?

5 Tips for Talking to a Guy on the Phone

Talking on the phone is a necessary step in the adolescent courtship ritual. Sure, there's talking at school, or commenting on Facebook, but bridging the gap between those activities and an actual date usually involves the telephone.

10 Free Date Activities in the Great Outdoors

Strapped for cash and need some good ideas for a date? Just take a quick look out your window -- the great outdoors offers an unlimited number of spots for fun, romantic dates that won't cost a penny.

5 Tips for Looking Your Best on a Date

Although more girls don't expect a guy to look like he just walked out of a glossy magazine ad, it does help to pay attention to your appearance before a date. We've got five tips to keep you looking sharp for the big night.

How to Approach a Girl

Talking to a girl you like can sometimes seem nerve-wracking. What if she rejects you or makes fun of you? On the other hand, what if she likes you and wants to date you too? If you're shy, we've got some tips to improve your chances of making a great first impression.

How to Approach a Guy You're Interested In

When you're interested in someone, making a good first impression is key, so hold your head high, take a deep breath and follow our tips for approaching that guy who caught your eye. And remember, if you don't ask for what you want, you won't get it.

How Men and Women Use Body Language to Flirt

Remember when it was easy to tell when someone was interested in you? But as we get older, the dating scene becomes much trickier. But don't worry. There are ways to let someone know you're checking them out, and flirting is one of them.

How to Build Confidence Before a Date

It's almost time for a big date, but you can't seem to get those butterflies out of your stomach. How can you pump up your confidence level so you're ready to have a good time?