online dating

Bye Felipe

Online dating offers documentary proof of men not handling women's sexual rejection gracefully. Cristen and Caroline talk about what happens when masculinity constructs and swiping left collide and why straight guys sometimes can't take 'no' for an answer.

The Online Dating Report

Has online dating made it easier to meet people and find long-term romance? Cristen and Caroline trace the fascinating history of people using technology to find love, romance in the mobile dating app era and whether Tinder and Grindr are threatening monogamy.

Dating Science: America's First OK Cupid

Ask your grandparents or great grandparents how they met each other, there's a good chance family was involved. In the early 20th century, couples met most often through family members, which provided a vetting process before the dawn of modern-day dating. Once people started going on a-courtin' outside the home, friends became more involved as matchmakers, and the family's role diminished. But today, friends are getting elbowed out from introducing romantic hopefuls by the ultimate meta matchmaker: the Internet.

Online dating is an increasingly popular way of meeting people, but does it really work? Molly and Cristen discuss how online dating compares to regular dating in this podcast from HowStuffWorks.com.