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Meet Thirty Day Bae: the ‘radical dating experiment’ shaking up Utah courtship

What if two people committed to a relationship for 30 days? A group of young adults are trying to find out, and they “mean business.”

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It’s Complicated: Reagan tackles slut-shaming

Dear Reagan, I’ve been single for a while now and have gotten pretty comfortable with it—except I am no longer having sex. I’d like to pursue sexual relationships, but I’m worried my friends or others will judge me if I pursue this course of action. I’m also not entirely sure how I’d go about it […]

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Women fly first on Bumble: How app’s features offer potential change to dating game

Arts and Culture editor Robby Poffenberger and I recently looked at the dating apps Tinder and Mutual. Though these studies were not scientifically rigorous, we did find some interesting trends. This week, we looked into Bumble. This app has a distinct difference—women message first. Alec Osborne, a Bumble user in the area, explained why he […]

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It’s Complicated: Reagan offers flirting tips

Dear Reagan,How do I indicate to someone I don’t know very well that I find them attractive? Flirting is hard enough as it is, but lately, I’ve found that I’m hesitant to approach women for fear that I’ll come off as overly forward or creepy. Any advice?Cordially,Bearded and Bored Dear Bearded, The initial stages of […]

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Mutual interests: survey of dating app profiles underscores differences – and shocking similarities

When we first dove into dating app data, we were mostly interested in finding differences. What do men seeking women do differently to attract partners? What about women seeking women? With Tinder, we explored many of those divides. We resisted the urge (for the most part) to comment on why those divides exist – to […]

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