News | Topic: Dating
Oct 16, 2019
PSA: Scrunchies Are The Tween Version Of The ‘Bachelorette’ Rose
Not only are the “retro” hair ties back in style, but girls are giving them to guys they think are cute, and they’re turning up in household dryers all over the land. Read the article here.
Sep 10, 2019
Teens Who Don’t Date May Be More Well-Adjusted And Less Depressed
When it comes to teen dating, a new study found that students not in a romantic relationship had stronger social skills and were less depressed than their peers. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2019
Many Teen Girls Pressured By Partners To Get Pregnant
Nearly one in eight sexually active teen girls are pressured by their partners to have unprotected sex and try to conceive when they don’t want a baby, a U.S. study suggests. Read the article here.
May 20, 2019
For Teens, Romances Where The Couple Never Meets Are Now Normal
A generation that lives online is redefining dating; ‘We only met for 20 minutes and that was the first and last time we ever saw each other.’ Read the article here.
May 17, 2019
Tinder Dating Among Teens: When Swipe-Right Culture Goes To High School
The massively popular dating app claims to block underage users. The only workaround? Lying. And everyone is doing it. Read the article here.
Feb 20, 2019
Tinder And Seven Other Dating Apps Teens Are Using
When you ask a couple how they met, it’s pretty common for them to answer, “On the Internet”. So, it’s no surprise that online dating has trickled down to teens. Read the article here.
Feb 8, 2019
Teens’ Same-Gender Friendships Key To Later Satisfaction In Romantic Relationships
At age 13, adolescents’ abilities to establish positive expectations of relationships with their peers and to be appropriately assertive with peers were the best predictors of future romantic satisfaction. Read the article here.
Oct 24, 2018
Josh Harris Is Kissing ‘I Kissed Dating Goodbye’ Goodbye
Harris has released a statement apologizing for I Kissed Dating Goodbye and announcing that he will be discontinuing its publication. Read the article here.
Aug 27, 2018
Tinder Is Rolling Out A College-Only Service, Tinder U
The functionality is exactly the same as regular Tinder, although the UI looks slightly different: a badge depicting users’ universities will be displayed on their main profile image. Read the article here.
Jul 23, 2018
Love and Texts: Seduction in the Digital Age
Financial Times shares an insightful post about texting, online communication and the way it is used in dating relationships. Read the full article here.
Apr 25, 2018
Yes Means Yes: New Apps Formalize Sexual Consent
In the era of #MeToo and #TimesUp, young people have more concerns over sexual consent than ever. New apps aim to quell some of those concerns by recording consent from each party before they engage in intimate activity. Read the article here.
Apr 7, 2018
What You Should Tell Your Kids About Dating Violence
Dr. Gregory Ramey shares helpful tips on talking with your kids about dating violence, and points to the necessity of having this conversation. Read the full article here.
Feb 2, 2018
Dating Is Getting Even More Complicated – Here Are 5 More Terms You Need To Know In 2018
If you thought the world of ghosting, stashing, and sidebarring was bad, things are about to get worse. Read the article here.
Jan 29, 2018
In recent years, awareness of teen dating violence has increased markedly. Sadly, dating violence has become a pervasive adolescent issue. Read this blog post from Homeword’s Jim Burns here.
Nov 3, 2017
Parents’ Alcohol Problems May Up Risk Of Teen Dating Violence
A new study from the University at Buffalo Research Institute on Addictions in New York finds that having a parent with an alcohol use disorder increases the risk for dating violence among teenagers. Read the article here.
Oct 31, 2017
More Education Is Needed To Help Teens And Young Adults Stand Up To A New Epidemic: Digital Dating Abuse
Mary Kay’s annual ‘Truth About Abuse’ Survey reveals more than 80 percent of young people need more information to talk to friends about abuse. Read the article here.
Jul 27, 2017
Over 1/3 Of Millennials In Relationships Spy On Partners’ Digital Correspondence
Devices—and their contents—are a new path to breakups. Read the report here.
Jul 24, 2017
Can Josh Harris Kiss His Book Goodbye?
Twenty years after his dating bestseller, he reconsiders its controversial arguments.
Read the article and listen to the podcast from Christianity Today here.
Jul 10, 2017
Teen Girls Suffer From Digital Dating Abuse
Researchers at the University of Michigan and University of California-Santa Barbara have found teens experience digital dating abuse at similar rates, but girls reported that they were more upset by these behaviors and reported more negative emotional responses.
Read the article here.
Jun 12, 2017
Teens Invent ‘Smart Straw’ To Combat Date Rape
Three teenagers have developed a “Smart Straw,” which detects common date rape drugs in drinks. Read the article here.