Mel, a Bushwick lesbian in her mid-30s, recently announced her decision to give up her lifelong dream of being a mother. Rather than have children of her own, Mel is embracing the maternal role she’s taken on in her romantic relationship with Rhea, a recent NYU graduate.
Two weeks went by without a word after Geoff Underbrandt, a 30 year-old New York man, went on a Tinder date with Kyle, a freelance fitness consultant. Evidence on Instagram shows that Kyle is now dating someone else because he didn’t feel a connection and didn’t see this going anywhere.
Move over, Grindr, Tinder, Lex, Scruff, Hinge, and Scissr! There’s a new app for singles looking to date within a strengths-based framework grounded in an understanding of the impact of trauma called Tender. The app was developed by a group of exhausted therapists who were tired of having the same three conversations about relationships with their LGBTQIA+ clients over and over again.
Elizabeth Terry may be new in town, but she’s already making a name for herself. And apparently, that name is “my ex Loren’s new girlfriend.” That’s right, just six short weeks after our breakup, my former partner Loren has met the love of her life.
Take a deep breath, because they’re real. They can breathe, love, and drunk FaceTime you. So congrats! You’ll probably break up with them over another flaw anyway.