Mackenzie Buck

Mackenzie Buck
Mackenzie Buck is an experienced writer who earned a master's degree with distinction from the University of Manchester. Her relationship advice has been featured on the New York Post, among other publications. She has worn a variety of hats in the digital marketing space over the years and is excited to bring her unique voice and storytelling chops to DatingAdvice.

Latest Posts

33 posts written/edited to date
Navigating Group Dates: An Expert Guide to Socializing & Romancing
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How Do Group Dates Work?

By: Mackenzie Buck • 7/10/24

Group dates are arguably one of the most common tropes in sitcoms and romcoms, up there next to coffee shop meet-cutes,...(read more)

What Does “DTF” Mean? Definition & Implications
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What Does “DTF” Mean?

By: Mackenzie Buck • 6/18/24

If you’ve recently heard the acronym DTF, I would bet that you heard it within one of these three contexts: ...(read more)

Behind the Catfish: Understanding Fake Profiles in Online Dating
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How to Spot Fake Online Dating Profiles

By: Mackenzie Buck • 6/13/24

What do MTV’s “Catfish,” “Gossip Girl,” and “The Secret Life of the American Teenager” have in common?...(read more)

Catch Me a Catch: Exploring the Role of Matchmakers in Modern Dating
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How Does Modern Matchmaking Work?

By: Mackenzie Buck • 5/30/24

I’m about to be real honest for a sec: I’ve always been against matchmaking. That’s probably because, from a very...(read more)

Exploring the Meaning of Intimacy: Types, Challenges & Ways to Express It
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Exploring the Meaning of Intimacy

By: Mackenzie Buck • 5/23/24

People from all over the world ponder what love really means to them. What’s the magic that brings two people...(read more)

What Is a Booty Call? Origins & Mechanics Explained
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What Is a Booty Call?

By: Mackenzie Buck • 5/21/24

If you’re anything like me, the first time you heard the word “booty call” was in 2010 when pop sensation Ke$ha...(read more)

Guide to Having a Fruitful Dinner Date
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Tips for Your Next Dinner Date

By: Mackenzie Buck • 5/16/24

Let’s start off this guide with a simple challenge: Stop what you’re doing and name a romantic comedy that doesn’t...(read more)

Feminine Embodiment Mentor Alexandra Roxo Coaches Women on Embracing Sexuality in Motherhood
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Alexandra Roxo Coaches Women on Embracing Sexuality

By: Mackenzie Buck • 5/9/24

The Short Version: It’s 2024. Women occupy over half the workforce, have flown around the moon, and dominate the music...(read more)

What Is Catfishing?
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What is Catfishing?

By: Mackenzie Buck • 5/2/24

If you’re reading this, you’re either a single person new to the world of online dating… or a very confused...(read more)

13 Apps Like Tinder for Lesbian Dating
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13 Lesbian Apps Like Tinder

By: Mackenzie Buck • 4/30/24

People may try to argue the contrary, but the truth is this: All is NOT fair in love and war when you’re a queer...(read more)

A Guide to Effective Icebreakers for Singles
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A Guide to Effective Icebreakers

By: Mackenzie Buck • 4/28/24

If you’re anything like me, hearing the word “icebreakers” sends an automatic shiver down your  spine. It...(read more)

DOWN App Review & 5 Best Alternatives (Jul. 2024)
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DOWN Reviews & Alternatives

By: Mackenzie Buck • 3/31/24

We live in a time when robots are waiting tables, doctors are 3D-printing human tissue, and tech company founders are...(read more)

29 Best Sites to Date Online (2024)
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29 Best Sites to Date Online

By: Mackenzie Buck • 3/20/24

Whether you’re single or in a relationship, I would be willing to bet that you could name at least three dating...(read more)

15 Best Lesbian Dating Sites By Country (Jul. 2024)
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What Are The Best Lesbian Dating Sites By Country?

By: Mackenzie Buck • 2/4/24

With 33% of the world still criminalizing same-sex love, it’s easy to see how lesbian singles may feel discouraged...(read more)

6 Dating Abuse Statistics & Resources (2024)
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Dating Abuse Statistics & Resources

By: Mackenzie Buck • 1/15/24

Most of us want love. We want to feel connected, to be appreciated, and to be accepted for who we are. But the search...(read more)

7 New Years Rizz-olutions For Singles
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7 New Years Rizz-olutions For Singles

By: Mackenzie Buck • 12/27/23

Let me guess: You’re hoping to ring in the New Year with a healthier body, a cooler wardrobe, or a more positive...(read more)

6 Do’s and Don’ts for Office Party Dates
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Do's and Don'ts for Office Party Dates

By: Mackenzie Buck • 12/11/23

I’ll always remember one December —  fresh out of college and a four-year relationship — a guy I had met on a...(read more)

7 Tips for Meeting People Online
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7 Tips for Meeting People Online

By: Mackenzie Buck • 12/2/23

Remember when we used to meet people by joining book clubs and joining Tuesday night bowling leagues? Yeah, me neither....(read more)

Is Tinder For Couples? (Feb. 2024 Reviews)
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Does Tinder Work for Couples?

By: Mackenzie Buck • 11/19/23

Maybe it’s just me, but it feels like the dynamics of modern dating are changing by the day. More and more people are...(read more)

6 Popular Massachusetts Dating Sites (Feb. 2024)
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6 Best Massachusetts Dating Sites

By: Mackenzie Buck • 11/18/23

Massachusetts may be hard to spell, but it’s certainly not hard to love. And it’s not hard to find love in this New...(read more)