relationships

28 Jun 2021

A Matchmaker Talks About Finding Love After the Pandemic

Hi and welcome to the BAS Weekend Wellness Column! My name is Erynne Elkins and I’m a Well-Being Advocate and Certified Breathwork Facilitator. Every Friday I’ll share a holistic wellness modality available here in the Bay Area. Cheers to good health! The Geometry of Dating “Life has changed. I call

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09 Mar 2020

Love is NOT Blind (According to Science)

by Laurie Riihimaki It’s no big shocker that the modern dating world totally blows. Over the past decade, social media and dating apps have become a necessary evil in the pursuit of love. And singles are feeling more desperate than ever as they swipe left on Tinder, scroll down Facebook

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04 Aug 2021

Hooray! The Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the Oakland & East Bay Beer Passport There’s no better way to explore Oakland and the East Bay than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 28 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 28 of the

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10 Feb 2020

Do You Really Want a Relationship, or Is It Just Almost Valentine’s Day?

by Laurie Riihimaki It’s February, and all the candy aisles are stocked with red heart-shaped boxes filled with sticky caramels and nutty chocolates. There are giant teddy bears near every register. Florists are pushing roses by the dozens to everyone passing by! Valentine’s Day is near, and looming. Valentine’s Day

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24 Oct 2019

Is He “The One” or Is He Just Not Aggressively Toxic?

by Laurie Riihimaki Let’s be real – it’s a challenge to tell if the guy you’ve been fucking on a regular basis is really your Prince Charming or if he’s just an average person in a world full of toxic narcissistic assholes. Like, how are you supposed to tell if

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14 Oct 2019

Love Isn’t Just a Feeling: It’s Literally a Drug

by Kate Brunotts With celebrity hookups breaking major headlines and the constant pressure to couple up and settle down, it’s hard to escape the crush culture. There’s no doubt about it; we are collectively obsessed with relationships and love, but our fascination may be more rooted in our biology than

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09 Oct 2019

Totally Reasonable Excuses to Make for Men Who Leave You on “Read”

by Laurie Riihimaki Alright, let’s get real for a sec. There are a few reasons why we make up excuses for men when they ignore our texts. Firstly, we never want to admit that our dream-fuck is ignoring our texts. Like, even if we know our worth, have our shit

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14 Jun 2019

How Do I Tell My Frenenmie That Her Boyfriend Sends Me D*ck Pics?

Welcome our new weekly column, “Ask a Grown Up” in which you can ask and have your most burning questions answered by a supposed grown up. I’m baaaaacccckkkkkk! Hello young, broke, and beautiful readers! It is I, Kate the Supposed Grownup, back from the archives of this site to answer

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07 Mar 2019

A Comedy Show that Interacts in Real Time with Tinder Matches, & it’s Hilarious

By Jonas Barnes Tinder is the undisputed king of online dating and comedian and author Lane Moore has managed to take this dating app and turn it into a live comedy show. In NYC, this is something that any producer should celebrate because comedy comes and goes here on a

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