Advice with Spyce: Two readers dealing with two types of distance
Hi Spyce, So I went on a date with this guy and it went really well. Throughout the date he was very complimentary, affectionate and expressed many times how into me he was. We talked about how we were both not looking for something casual, and he talked about how much fun it would be […]
Advice with Spyce: How was your weekend?
Hey Spyce, So what is up with this approach as an opening line when first interacting with someone on dating apps: “How is your weekend?” or “What are you getting into tonight?” I have been super single and recently got on the dating apps. I finally matched with someone and his first message was the […]
Advice with Spyce: What’s a poor single to do on Valentine’s Day?
Spyyyyyyyyccccccceeeeee!!!!!!! It’s Valentine’s day and I’m single!!!!! It’s that stupid age old question: What do I do???? Signed, OMFG VDAY You poor soul! It’s difficult to be exactly what they say you shouldn’t be on a day that’s created exactly for everything you’re not. It’s really messed up! The most messed up part of it […]
Pandemic Dating: Working on yourself and disclosing underemployment
Dear Spyce, I have recently come out of a toxic relationship and while I know it is for the best that we split up, I am so lonely. All my friends are coupled up and with this never-ending quarantine, it feels like I’ll never see anyone ever again! In non-corona times I’d go out and […]
Advice with Spyce: Filtering on dating apps and avoiding red flags
Hi Spyce, I find that I get overwhelmed really quickly on dating apps, so I’m looking for tips on filtering people out. On the one hand, I feel like I can’t tell much from people’s profiles, and unless there’s a red flag or one of the few things that are a hard no for me, […]
Dating Do’s and Don’ts: How to be successful at online dating. And, should she kiss her friend?
Hey Spyce, So I’m a single guy who hasn’t been single in many years, and so I’m just now trying my hand at online dating. Back when I was single before, I would just meet women at bars, parties or through friends. This online thing, though, is no joke! I need to figure out how […]
Advice with Spyce: Two readers seek the confidence to find love
Dear Spyce: I have been single for a long time and I really feel like I am ready for a relationship. But I work a lot, don’t feel great about the way I look, and I haven’t had as many dates as I would like. So whenever I do get asked out, I say yes, […]
Who Was That Masked Man?: Non-monogamy and dealing with a pandemic-induced dry spell
Hi Spyce, So, I am a happily married gay male and have been non-monogamous with my husband for many years. A couple of years ago I met someone, and we developed a really intense and connected relationship. It was amazing, thrilling and life changing. The only issue was that he had a really hard time […]
Advice with Spyce: Texting relationships and condom free in corona
Dear Spyce, I met this guy online and we immediately hit it off. We exchanged numbers and started texting, pretty quickly getting to the point where we were texting all day, every day. Because of quarantines and such, we weren’t able to meet up for a few weeks, but by that time, I felt like […]
Advice with Spyce: Navigating polyamory and avoiding getting catfished
Hi Spyce, I’m in a non monogamous relationship with a wonderful woman. We do a form of polyamory called “kitchen table poly,” and I currently live with her, her husband and their two kids. Things are going well with her, except that there are times when I don’t feel respected and accepted, especially by her […]