News | Topic: Dating
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.
Feb 15, 2017
Beyond Sex Ed: How To Talk To Teens About Love
Love — or infatuation, at least — is part of school, whether we want it to be or not. It’s often school that gives us our first crush, our first dance-induced cold sweat, and that first bitter taste of heartbreak. So should we talk about it in schools?
Read the article here.
Feb 14, 2017
Abuse Among Dating Teens Is Tough To Detect, Adults Warned
Teenage abuse and assault victims tend to be less likely than adults to ask for help, said Annette Scott, director of advocacy at S.A.F.E House in Henderson. Read the article here.
Feb 13, 2017
The Trends Redefining Romance Today
Modern day romance is a fluid beast, and the expectations and demands of a rapidly changing culture have transformed the landscape of love. To examine those shifts, this article draws from a number of Barna studies and demographic data, including many from Barna Trends, and takes a peek at the changing dynamics of marriage and singleness, the trends toward premarital cohabitation, the impact of online dating and the possibilities of finding love at work.
Read the research from Barna here.
Nov 3, 2016
Let’s Kiss Dating Hello
A sociologist reveals her research about ‘ring by spring’ culture on a Christian college campus for Christianity Today. Read the article here.
Aug 4, 2016
Now Teenagers Have Their Own Version of Tinder
Tinder recently banned teenagers, but that doesn’t mean that their swiping days are over. An app called Spotafriend mimics the Tinder experience, but is exclusively available for teenagers between the ages of 13-19.
Read the article here.