dating

Should you go on a second date? The answer is probably yes

If you’re expecting fireworks from minute one of date one, you’ve watched too many rom-coms — and it’s time for a shift in your...

Blind Date: Josh and Liz do shots at Angry Ale’s and head to Jeff’s Bucket Shop — but she’s more into taller guys

How does Blind Date work? Charlotteans fill out this Agenda Blind Date Survey about their make-or-breaks, their ideal types and their perfect dates. Then...

Is it weird that my fiancé and I same-side at restaurants? Here’s why I don’t think so

Every time my fiancé Brad and I walk into a restaurant, the host or hostess leads us to a table and puts down two menus facing across from each other. It’s...

You should be getting an STD test every 3-6 months — here’s what to know

There were nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017, making it the fourth straight year in a row of...

Being single is expensive

I’ve spent most of the last seven years in committed relationships. Now ten months into being a swinging bachelor, I’ve learned a few things. For example:...

16 things single people are tired of hearing

I appreciate getting advice from my friends who are in relationships. Seriously, I’m thankful for anyone who takes the time to invest in me. I’ve learned a...

I use apps exclusively for all my dating now, and I love it

I was discussing the Charlotte dating scene with a coworker the other day. She asked me which dating apps I use, and I ran through my roster: Bumble, Hinge,...

50 Charlotte date night ideas that clock in at $20 and under

Because who says pouring your heart out has to mean emptying your bank account? No dumb stuffed animals, cheesy jewelry or pricey candlelit dinner happening...

Micro-weddings on the rise as more Charlotte couples opt for elopements

More Charlotte couples are foregoing traditional large ceremonies and receptions in favor of intimate, affordable micro-weddings under $2,000. Charity Parrish...

OP-ED: Either single Charlotte guys are lazy, or so in demand that they don’t have to try

Straight, single men of Charlotte: are you okay? Have you gone into hibernation? Is there such a surplus of wonderful women that you’ve gotten lazy with...

More and more single Charlotteans turning to Hinge and flirting on Instagram

With dating apps available for virtually every niche, more and more single Charlotteans are talking using about Hinge and Instagram to meet people. One woman...

Charlotte singles, these 17 basic af dating app phrases are officially cancelled

I’m back on dating apps for the first time in four years and a lot has changed. Everything feels a lot more constructed and choreographed than it was...