And find a partner who’s worth your time.

Dating might be challenging, but online dating can be soul-crushing if you’re not careful.

The never-ending options, the endless, mindless swiping, and the less-than-inspiring conversations can lead to burnout.

Regardless, dating apps continue to be a popular way to meet people, with about 30% of US adults declaring they’ve used…

There’s no strong scientific research to back these up, but that doesn’t mean they’re useless.

The world of dating and relationship advice is permeated by a lot of different theories, from attachment styles to love languages and beyond. Some of those theories do have scientific research to back them up, but some do not — although it may sometimes sound like they do.

Love languages

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Renata Gomes

Writing about love, relationships, culture, and life in general. Get my book, Acid Sugar, at

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