Have You Ever Been Asked For a Refund After a Date?

The story of a Tinder date gone wrong, and a man who asked his date to reimburse him £5 for her cup of coffee.

Two Dates With Robert Durst

I was fortunate enough to share paella with a woman who mentioned, in context, that she had briefly gone out with Robert Durst. Naturally, no else else at the table was allowed to speak until she had shared us with the full story.

The Cost of Dating Someone Whose Financial Values Match Yours

My last relationship was draining, financially and otherwise; this time around, I’m determined to keep costs reasonable. If things don’t work between him and me, neither of us won’t be cleaned out financially.

How to Date a Tech Millionaire

Show of hands: how many of us, when we peruse the online dating sites, find ourselves wary of messaging people who earn considerably more than we do?

The Cost of Dating And Prom: A Friday Chat

The unspoken online dating rule—I mean, it’s pretty clearly spoken on “how to do OKCupid” sites—is that the first few dates should be low-cost.

The Cost of My Relationships

It is Relationships Month here at The Billfold, and—with just one week left—I decided I would share a bit about the costs of my own relationships.

You, Me and Both of Us: Rules That Apply to Our Relationships and Our Work

If my job were a person, she would be a kind and gentle woman (my workplace is 90 percent female). She’d be quiet—someone that generally leaves me alone.

Tinder’s New Paywall Is Going to Destroy Tinder. Here’s Why.

When the basic premise of the game shifts from “everybody is a possibility, choose as many people as you want” to “you have scarce resources, be careful how you apply them,” you are going to worry that you aren’t apportioning your resources correctly. You are going to think “I really want to interact with you, but I can’t.” It will feel less hopeful, less exciting, less enjoyable.

Cara Ellison on Beyonce and the Economics of Dating

Is this the Rock Paper Shotgun of things I want to do with my time?

The Economics of Dating, OKCupid Edition

The City of Seattle sets its current population at 640,500. The Pew Research Center claims there are 175,626 single men in the Seattle/Tacoma area. OKCupid says I might like 84 of them.