News | Topic: Dating
Apr 16, 2021
Teens Are Terrible At Breaking Up. Here Are Six Ways Parents Can Help Them Improve
It’s not easy for anyone to be good at breaking up, because it usually involves hurting someone else. But teens are particularly bad at it, and growing up online has lowered the bar. Read the article here.
Feb 25, 2021
This “TikTok Meets Tinder” Dating App Wants To Help Gen Z Connect
As Gen Z enters the dating scene, this app wants to leave swiping right behind and use TikTok-esque short-form videos to connect young daters. Read the article here.
Jan 6, 2021
Teen Romance In The Age Of Covid: What Parents Need To Know
It appears that young flirtations are impervious to global health crises. Read the article here.
Sep 10, 2020
Key Takeaways On America’s Views Of And Experiences With Dating And Relationships
The advent of dating apps and other new technologies – as well as the #MeToo movement – presents a new set of norms and expectations for American singles looking for casual or committed relationships, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. Read the article here.
Jul 20, 2020
Nearly Half Of US Youth Have Been Stalked/Harassed By Partners
A new, first-of-its-kind Boston University School of Public Health (BUSPH) study finds that 48% of 12-18-year-olds who have been in a relationship have been stalked or harassed by a partner, and 42% have stalked or harassed a partner. Read the article here.
Mar 16, 2020
Young Women Often Face Sexual Harassment Online – Including On Dating Sites And Apps
Online dating has grown in popularity, but many young women report experiencing some form of harassment on these platforms, according to a recent Pew Research Center survey. Read the article here.
Feb 12, 2020
Body Language Signs Of Possible Abuse Teens Should Know Before Dating
As parents, you have to teach your teens signs of possible abuse so they can avoid unhealthy relationships. Read the article here.
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.