The Spring of 2020 was really rough on people with active dating and social lives. Staying safe at home meant that our normal patterns of meeting people for dinner, drinks, or something a bit more intimate, had to be put on hold. But humans are still humans, and we didn’t just give up on it! We got creative and started “Isodating”.
What exactly is Isodating? How do you do it? And how can help it help you get some human to human social contact, or maybe even more?
Breakups can be horribly painful even in the best circumstances. Breaking up during quarantine can cause even more emotional havoc, heretofore unseen in our lifetime. Splitting up has never been more complicated or just plain weird.
The rules of breakups have changed. There are all these memes saying “no matter how scared or lonely you are, don’t text your ex.” Well, that sounds good in theory, but in the middle of an adrenaline-pumping global crisis, it is easier said than done. Continue Reading
Cabin fever. It’s real, people. And it’s happening now more than ever.
For introverts, this quarantine time might be heavenly. No pressure to go out and socialize. No one can guilt you into coming to that crowded birthday party and awkwardly try to make small talk while wishing you could be home watching Tiger King and eating ice cream in bed.
For extroverts, however, this corona-quarantine time and the social distancing might be a small private hell. If not hell, at least uncomfortable and frustrating. There’s no opportunity to gather with friends for sushi, no coffee dates, no extracurricular outdoor activities. No wild orgies, either. Dang. How can you handle staying in when you are an extrovert?
Here are some ways you might be able to not just handle this time, but maybe even thrive during quarantine.
Some of us are surpassing 30 days of Stay-at-Home. For those without a boo, that may mean 30 days without that sweet sweet fix, that hot hook up, or that magical first date feeling. It means digital dating.
Physical contact releases feel-good chemicals and helps ‘calm the nerves’, which is especially important during these uncertain times.
However, if you don’t have someone to snog during this time, there are some ways to date from a distance to get that emotional connection we crave! While staying apart, you can connect through a your screen, and make it hot!