Have you ever read an online dating profile and tried to decipher the internet acronyms listed?Then keep this list of acronyms handy (or print it off and post it by your computer for future reference) and you'll understand internet-related dating lingo in no time.One of my biggest takeaways while exploring Western Europe for six months was a conversation I had with an Austrian couple. What struck me the most was that there isn't a word in many languages for what North Americans call "dating", and that, in fact, few cultures around the world actually "date". And how to other people get to know one another before committing, having casual sex, or something else?Within a few minutes of meeting in an Irish pub, the lady of the couple asked, "So, is dating a construct of Hollywood? These were the most pressing questions my friends back home wanted to know, so I went out in discovery of answers.A Asian AKA Also Known As Avatar small picture used to represent a person, see What is an Avatar?B Black BBW Big Beautiful Woman BDSM Bondage/Discipline/Sadomasochism, see BDSM Dating Sites Bi Bisexual, see Bisexual Dating Sites C Christian, see Christian Dating Sites Casual dating, see What is Casual Dating?
any gender expression, identity, or lack of gender that does not conform to the two gender binary system. "I learned a lot while in Ireland (and France, Belgium) about romance and relationships, and you can read all about my adventures elsewhere (see: What Does Shifting Mean in Irish Slang, and Dating in Ireland).First, I had to come up with a way to describe what I do for a living.In North America, I say I'm a dating columnist.It's easy, pretty much every knows what that means, and if for some reason they're confused, I say, "You know Carrie in Sex in the City?CPL Couple D Divorced, see Divorce Support D&D free, D/D free, D/D or DD Drug and disease free DTE Down to earth Exing, see What is Exing?