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10 Online Dating Terms You Need to Know Now

Reader's Digest.CA Logo By Ariel Zeitlin of Reader's Digest.CA | Slide 1 of 11: How we long for love. And when the weather cools down and the holidays loom ahead, even the most commitment-shy may find a steady squeeze or get 'cuffed'—at least till Valentine's Day. This popular term is likely short for 'handcuffing' and relates to the old idea of a mate as a prisoner's 'ball and chain.' <a href='http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Cuffing%20Season'>Urban Dictionary</a> dates 'cuffing season' back to at least 2011, but four years later the phrase was widespread enough to inspire a <a href='https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfL5vfsKuzY'>rap song </a>and album of the same name. Can a movie title be far behind? These are the <a href='https://www.rd.com/advice/relationships/online-dating-profile-photos/1'>photos your dating profile should have</a>, according to matchmakers.

Cuffing season

How we long for love. And when the weather cools down and the holidays loom ahead, even the most commitment-shy may find a steady squeeze or get 'cuffed'—at least till Valentine's Day. This popular term is likely short for 'handcuffing' and relates to the old idea of a mate as a prisoner's 'ball and chain.' Urban Dictionary dates 'cuffing season' back to at least 2011, but four years later the phrase was widespread enough to inspire a rap song and album of the same name. Can a movie title be far behind? These are the photos your dating profile should have, according to matchmakers.
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