The Beauty of Taking Things Slow

It’s late when I reach her apartment. She buzzes me in and the noise sounds like what you hear at a basketball game—the scorer’s table announcing a substitution. Zurita, you’re in, my imaginary dating coach tells me, and I’m simultaneously…

Tinder: A Brief Rant and Recollection

Indifference defines the culture of Tinder—and that’s how it should be. I hope that the girls who claim to be searching for their “Tinderfellas,” as if the app were the setting of a New Age Disney fairytale, are just being facetious. Other…

Five Reasons You Don’t Want to Leave Her

“Come cuddle and shit,” my friend reads from his phone. He dons a wily smile, like a kid who’s about to do something he shouldn’t. Right away I know who authored the candid text: his ex, with whom he’s been in a stop-and-go relationship…

The Beauty of Taking Things Slow

It’s late when I reach her apartment. She buzzes me in and the noise sounds like what you hear at a basketball game—the scorer’s table announcing a substitution. Zurita, you’re in, my imaginary dating coach tells me, and I’m simultaneously…

Why A Nice Guy Won’t Make the First Move

Ladies, Don't feel discouraged when the bearded, tattooed lumberjack pushing his thick lenses up the bridge of his nose doesn't walk across the bar to introduce himself to you, the girl who has already winked at him twice. He has noticed…