Topic: Romance

What Dating Was Like In The 1930s

What Dating Was Like In The 1930s

The sexy, carefree roar of the ’20s came to an abrupt whimper when the stock market crashed on October 24th, 1929. Black Tuesday would mark the beginning of the Great Depression which was (spoiler!) incredibly depressing. Any young men and women left in the country ditched their dried up farms to stand in the bread lines and look for work in American cities.

It was a shitty time to be American, and an even shittier time to be a single American woman. So what was dating like in the 1930s? Hold onto your worn-out fedoras as we explore love and life in the Great Depression… More »

Where You’re Likeliest To Fall In Love This Weekend

Where You're Likeliest To Fall In Love This Weekend

With one of the strong-armed, genderless angels hauling produce at the farmers’ market: 1 to 6

With the husky-voiced, slouchy-cap wearing barista indistinguishable from all the other baristas at whatever coffee shop you frequent: 1 to 9

With someone who has recently changed his or her avatar on Twitter: 1 to 4

With someone you know or have an actual relationship with: 1 to 12

With someone on the bus who makes eye contact with you: 1 to 5

With someone on the bus who does not make eye contact with you: 1 to 3

With someone you see on the sidewalk while staring out of the bus who seems empathetic: 1 to 1 More »