Most dating advice is bullshit

Doing nothing is never the answer. Just stop looking for answers.

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Stop focusing so much on it. Right after picking my jaw up from the floor. You have to be social.

Why Most Dating Advice is Wrong

You have to actively seek out the type of people you want to date. You have to change out of your sweatpants and brush your hair.

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It can be exhausting to swipe for hours on end. The magic conch told spongebob to do nothing when he was stuck in the kelp forest and he ended up in pretty good shape. I usually offer up sound dating advice when people seek my supreme wisdom. Or find someone rich and life tends to work out because money is pretty much the only thing keeping you alive in this apathetic consumerist society lol. Would I like to be with someone eventually? Am I entirely content being single right now? I take dating advice the same way I take professional advice. Avery, 22, from Ontario, admitted that she and her boyfriend appear to be complete opposites: He plays video games and listens to house music; she tries not to fall asleep while watching his beloved Star Wars , meanwhile ordering Chinese food he barely tolerates.

But they share similar values. We both respect our parents the same way. We both have hard work ethics, and we both understand the other person's emotions when upset," she told Mic.

Your future as a couple doesn't depend on the presence or absence of an engagement ring. Couples are delaying marriage at higher rates than ever before. Reasons include the recession, a decline in religiousness, more contraceptive use and women's ability to financially support themselves. It's simply outdated to use marriage as a marker of a relationship's staying power. And studies have shown that cohabitating and married couples exhibit the same levels of happiness.

If you haven't gotten married after one year, or two, or five, that's OK.

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As long as you two are happy, who cares if you haven't walked down the aisle even if your mom insists "no ring on the finger, you must not linger". Everyone knows the "spark" when they feel it — that pulse-quickening heat that signals, "Hey, I want to kiss you now! But it's not that simple. You need at least three in order to make a relationship work. Your relationship can survive an ebb and flow in "spark," but it can't survive a weak emotional foundation. Actually, it turns out there is some truth to the old adage: It is easier to connect with someone when you aren't pressuring or forcing yourself.


Remain open to love, but no need to act like life is one never-ending date. Just let it happen.

Unless you're in kindergarten, this is just common sense. If someone's treating you badly, it's safe to assume they're bad for you. It teaches us that anecdotal evidence, vague appeals to authority and ad hominem are perfectly valid ways to win an argument. And above all it matters because it paints a skewed and inaccurate picture of reality: So, a call to action: For more evidence-based relationship advice from actual experts, see this link.

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