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Top 8 Wallet-Friendly Date Ideas

You can have a great, romantic time with your significant other without spending a fortune. Whether you’re planning a Valentine’s Day outing or quality time any other day of the year, here are at least eight cheap date ideas that won’t make you look cheap.


The Lovehacker Valentine's Day Playlist

Valentine’s Day is tomorrow! You’ve got your power ballads and slow jams ready, right? Oh, snap, you don’t?! Don’t worry. We got you covered.


The Red Flags To Look Out For When You Start Dating Someone

The first stage of dating someone can be exciting, invigorating, and intoxicating — but it can also be perilous if you’re not careful. If you see too many of these red flags flying instead of fireworks, you might want to look for love elsewhere.


How Much Should You Spend On Your Date On Valentine's Day?

Valentine’s Day is not cheap. Flowers, gifts, dinner; before you know it you’ve blown a couple of hundred bucks in one night. So how much should you spend on Valentine’s Day? A new survey has revealed what people think is a reasonable amount to spend on their date.


Spend Time At Your Local Pub To Build Community And Your Own Happiness

If cheesy laugh-track sitcoms have taught us anything, it’s that the pub isn’t just a place to get drunk. The community you build by being a regular at a pub can be valuable for improving your own life.


Seek Out Open Mic Nights And Comedy Clubs For Affordable Date Nights

Coming up with affordable date ideas (especially close to expensive holidays like Valentine’s Day) can be difficult, but open mic nights and comedy clubs are great ideas for a memorable evening for two that that won’t blow your budget.


Why We Get Angrier At Our Partners Than Other People In Our Lives

Humans are complicated. Sometimes we do things that make zero sense yet still seem perfectly reasonable to us on an emotional level. For example, many of us have a habit of automatically blaming things our partner, spouse or significant other. This video from School of Life explains why.


80 Years Later: How To Win Friends & Influence People Is A Strange Version Of Self-Help

Dale Carnegie’s How to Win Friends & Influence People is one of the best selling self-help books of all time. The book has influenced a wide range of people over the years, from Warren Buffett to Charles Manson. Those two people, Buffet and Manson, really express the weirdness that is Carnegie’s book in the modern era. Let’s dig into it.


Focus On Connection, Not Consumption, To Keep Date Night Inexpensive

Every couple needs a date night every once in a while. If you’re short on funds (or just like to be frugal) date ideas can be hard. To help, focus on the connection between both partners, rather than the activity itself.


The Biggest Wastes Of Time We Regret When We Get Older

We spend a lot of energy looking for shortcuts to save time, and sure, those shortcuts add up. But when I look back, my biggest time regrets aren’t spending too much time on Twitter or mismanaging my daily tasks. Those are bad habits, but there are bigger, more systematic time wasters that have really gotten in the way. Fixing these will free up a massive amount of time and energy.


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