There has never been a time in history when love has been harder to find than today. In previous generations specifically prior to the 1980’s, 85% of the population was married. This is not the case today.

According to Pew Research Center, millennials are much less likely to be living with a family of their own than previous generations when they were the same age. As the population of single adults increases worldwide, countries are battling the ideals of the romance era and modern entertainment against the reality of future population decline.

Adult men and women are not meeting cute…

To say that women are easily impressed in dating is an understatement. It might seem like the guy who gets the girl is the one with the flashy car, or the swagged out attitude, or the six pack stomach but in reality this isn’t the case.

Women want a guy who simply pays attention.

This might seem easy, almost too easy but awareness is the singular most important characteristic that a man can possess in dating. It should come as no surprise that women love attention. Next to a great compliment, attention is air to women. …

Not all relationships are good relationships.

Unfortunately, many single adults are forced to believe that ANY relationship after being single for a significant amount of time is better than nothing. As a single person the message that a relationship will make you happier than being single is heavily reinforced in society. The emptiness some people might feel when single can often make an unhealthy relationship seem appealing.

Many people turn to research and theories like the 5 love languages, or ‘Attachment style’ to help them analyze the state of their relationships. Feeling anxious or nervous — could be your attachment…

There is no better feeling than the person you like, liking you back. When you first start dating someone the relationship (or talking phase) is incredible. It’s exciting. You get butterflies when they text you and you are over the moon when your man asks you on a date. But that doesn’t always last.

Hundreds of dating advice articles have been centered around the idea of keeping a man’s attention because let’s face it. Men are like distracted puppies. Butterflies, traffic noise, or you name it take away their attention. When you’re dating a man, you would prefer that all…

There is nothing more exciting and fulfilling than having someone that you like, like you back. There might be a man or woman in your life that you have a crush on. Maybe a co-worker, an old friend, a relative of a friend, or a stranger you met on the Internet — you’ve come across someone who has sparked your interest.

Before you take the leap and share your feelings, maybe even asking them out, you want to know that they like you.

How can you tell if your crush is into you?

Online on Social Media

It isn’t a perfect science but social…

What is a healthy relationship? Is it one that makes you happy, excited, fulfilled, or secure? Most people have varying types of relationships. Whether it’s with their boss, partner, their parents, or friends, relationships can range from healthy to toxic. This is because maintaining a healthy relationship takes work and can only be successful when everyone involved is putting in effort.

A healthy relationship is one where you don’t have to compromise your peace, or your identity, to be involved.

There are four important qualities of a healthy relationship; trust, communication, boundaries, and respect. …

Dating is not what it used to be.

Based on movies, literature, music, and art — even nature — men are the pursuers. The hunters. As told by the culture, men love the hunt and the chase. They love the thrill of the chase, and if a man isn’t chasing you, then he isn’t into you.

This classic mindset leaves many women miserable. Convinced that the man in their life just doesn’t want to be with her because he isn’t in dogged pursuit. …

You’re looking for love but can’t find someone you want to settle down with. Maybe you’ve met some okay matches, or potential love interests no one who really makes you want to commit. This is common for most single adults today.

According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center singles today find dating harder than it’s ever been. If you are desperately trying to find a loving partner (and I use the word desperate in the most respectful of terms) this statistic should come as no surprise. …

So you have a f*ckbuddy.

During the past year of a global pandemic the safest course of action might be to stick with what you know. If you’ve been dating, (having sex with) the same person over the course of lockdown it’s not unusual to start to develop romantic feelings. Now you’ve decided that you want something more. If you can relate then this post is for you.

Relationships are intimidating.

When you meet a potential love interest it’s exciting and scary at the same time. Your intentions might be to have fun but somewhere along the way you start…

Over the last few decades the media and Hollywood have had an obsession with the singleness of black women. The unlovability, attractiveness, and overall character of the black woman is constantly being debated. Interestingly enough, everyone seems to have a voice in the conversation except for the black woman herself.

I am a single black woman. Recently, I was in a room on Clubhouse titled, ‘Why Are Black Women Disproportionately Single’? I’m smart enough to know that the headline was meant to be controversial. …

The Dating Truth

I’m Fauna Solomon the founder of The Dating Truth a digital resource for dating advice. This is my advice on dating.

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