Dating euphemisms

There are literally no suitable emoji for certain things, like letting your friends know you're out for an evening of Netflix and chill—or that your love life is basically a burning dumpster.

To that end, I’ve compiled my own list of the most overused online dating aphorisms I’ve come across, and the not-so-scrumptious, not-quite-as-appetizing truths behind them. I am the creator of Musings, the blog you're reading right now, and Lemon Vibe, an anonymous relationship advice site.

The script may have slightly changed since the 1960s.

Kohl and Francoeur state that with the growing emphasis in the 1990s on safe sex to expand sex beyond heterosexual penetrative intercourse, the "home run" has taken on the additional dimension of oral sex.

Here's hoping they manifest in the world—and your love life—in due time.

Ah, "Netflix and chill": the greatest euphemism for sex in the contemporary history of, well, sex. " on a dating app, you're making it fairly clear what you're looking for: no-strings sex.