Think Pieces

why we can all do better with ghosting

Do we need to accept it as part of dating now, or does something need to change?
Nick Levine

monogamy may be even more difficult for women than it is for men

Experts are challenging long-held ideas about gender and fidelity.
Justin Lehmiller, PhD

5 reasons why your ex is getting back in touch

With help from the founder of cult Insta account @textsfromyourex, we break down why your former bae isn’t staying away.
Megan Wallace

a guide to which dating app is the best for you

Which one to download if you have your shit together? Which one to download if you want fill the void in your life with meaningless swiping? Plus more info.
Emily Reynolds

instagram is the only dating app we're all using

Instagram publicises our private moments and makes our relationships "official". It's shaping how we love even if we think it doesn’t.
Dane Scott

a guide to writing a good tinder bio

We spoke to some experts.
Emily Reynolds

Personals is the text-only dating app that will get you laid

Online dating has become throwaway; based on an immediate reaction to someone's selfie. But one woman is dead set on changing that for the queer community.
Hanna Hanra

is pizza is the only thing better than love?

According to photographer Stella Asia Consonni, yes. Yes it is.
Georgie Wright
love week

this is how me too has changed dating for our generation

“Nobody said this was going to be easy, but it’s a reckoning and it’s still coming. We’ve only just seen the start of it.”
Emily Goddard
love week

five couples on the intricacies of their relationships

How did you tell them you loved them? What's their weirdest habit? Do you agree on politics? We got one of our favourite new photographers, Ekua King, to shoot someone loved-up couples.
i-D Team
love week

young, femme and hitched: meet the couple trailblazing a more modern marriage

We vowed never to use the phrase ‘couple goals’ in a sentence, but, well, they are.
Staff I-D
love week

how do you handle dating with mental illness?

When you have to deal with things like anxiety and depression, dating gets another layer of complication. There is good news though: the vast majority of people are willing to accept and learn about mental illness.
Emily Reynolds