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What Men Want In A Wife

Posted 09.12.2013 | Weddings

Is the trophy wife a thing of the past? Researchers have found that men today want more than a woman whose talents include looking beautiful and no...

5 Reasons Dating Doesn't Work For Post 50s

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.12.2013 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

Hollywood has done a number on your psyche when it comes to romance and finding love. Falling in love is easy. It's based on hormonal highs that make you feel like this special person in your life is magical and perfect for you.

Readers Weigh In: 13 Ways The Dating Scene Has Changed

Posted 09.11.2013 | Divorce

We hate to break it to you, but the simple act of going on a date is not what it used to be. From texting as the go-to medium for conversation, to dea...

Should I Pay for a Date Simply Because I Am the Stud?

Nicole Breedlove | Posted 11.06.2013 | Gay Voices
Nicole Breedlove

When I go out on a date, I always have the same dilemma: pay for the dinner or go dutch? Because I am a masculine-identified woman, I usually end up p...

When Does A First Date Lead To A Second?

Posted 09.06.2013 | Divorce

Nothing is more nerve-wracking about dating after divorce than the dreaded first date. What will you wear? Will you and your date hit it off? How in t...

Want To Wow On Date Night? Watch This!

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 11.04.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

If you're going on a first date -- especially one where kind friends made the introduction, or, thanks to the Internet, you've met only virtually -- you will no doubt want to put your absolute prettiest foot forward and plan a fun and flirty outfit that makes you look and feel fabulous. But, doesn't your long-term love deserve just as much effort from you?

9 Life Skills To Master Before Your Next Date

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

Some of these may be slightly more involved than the surreptitious tooth-lipstick check, but we promise they're worth the effort. By Amy Shearn ...

Q & A With Dating Coach Neely Steinberg: Dating With a Disability

Neely Steinberg | Posted 10.23.2013 | Women
Neely Steinberg

Hi Neely, I've been a wheelchair-user all of my life. And while the wheelchair is enough of a dating hurdle in itself, I only weight 55 lbs., so whil...

10 Tips for Men: How to Date a Strong Black Woman

Robert Ballatt | Posted 10.21.2013 | Black Voices
Robert Ballatt

Strong Black Women seem to find it extremely challenging to find a worthy mate, companion, or life partner. Even when they do meet a suitable person of interest many times because of his emotional or past challenges, we (the men) take ourselves out of the game

Recipes for Success: Baking Cakes to Get Dates

Audrey Shulman | Posted 08.15.2013 | Los Angeles
Audrey Shulman

Does vanilla work better than chocolate? Is frosting better than glaze? And do more layers of cake mean a higher probability of scoring a date?

Desperately Seeking Love

Charlie Maffei | Posted 10.09.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

To all of you out there who are desperately looking for love, I have one thing to say: Simply stop being desperate. Other single people can smell desperation a mile away, and to them it is a huge red flag. I know this may be hard to do sometimes, but you must learn to relax and play it cool.

Being a Weenie: Food for Thought on Peacock Theory

Tony Endelman | Posted 07.31.2013 | Weird News
Tony Endelman

As long as you have some semblance of a personality, the situation is yours to embrace and enjoy. Believe it or not, wearing a wiener suit doesn't automatically make women think that you've got a screw loose.

5 Reasons to Go Niche When Looking for Love Online

Laurie Davis | Posted 09.25.2013 | Women
Laurie Davis

If you're considering going niche, here are my top reasons why it might give your digital dating life an upgrade:

Getting Past Perfection

Charlie Maffei | Posted 09.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

Too many times in my matchmaking business I meet people who are not only striving for perfection in themselves but looking for perfection in their soul mate. I have news for everyone: No one is perfect. What would happen if we started letting the little things that bother us go?

Creative Ways to Meet a New Squeeze

Christine Gallagher | Posted 09.23.2013 | Divorce
Christine Gallagher

Maybe it's the summer doldrums but a number of my friends and clients are lamenting the lack of romance in their lives and expressing frustration over how to meet new people.

My Interview With a Professional Pick Up Artist (and Why Some Men Can't Make It Past the 'Chase')

Holly Sidell | Posted 09.18.2013 | Los Angeles
Holly Sidell

What if a man does want to pursue something and try to build a relationship? What if he thinks he's not supposed to want more, even though he does? Or, what if, point blank, he just has no clue what to do next?

5 Things I Hope My Teen Daughter Knows About Dating

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 07.19.2013 | Fifty

The greatest surprise of parenthood is that there is a surprise around every corner. Just when you think you know your little girl, she comes to you w...

10 Ways ‘Dating Rules' Can Hurt Your Love Life

Andrea Syrtash | Posted 08.31.2013 | Women
Andrea Syrtash

Every time you go on a date, you're faced with 347 "rules" on how to act, what to say, when to call him, when to kiss him and how to play "the game." We're done with that.

The Silent Way You're Sabotaging Your Dating Life

The Huffington Post | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty

Using your feminine wiles was par for the course when you were younger. A toss of the hair here, a winning smile there and your date was putty in your...

15 Things You Should Never Do On A Date

Posted 06.21.2013 | Divorce

What's the biggest mistake divorcés make when dating again? According to dating coach Sandy Weiner, it's the tendency to overshare in the beginni...

Love Connection: 5 Dating Tips for Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners

Rebekah Epstein | Posted 08.17.2013 | Small Business
Rebekah Epstein

My entrepreneur friends and I are constantly discussing (and complaining) about the on-going struggle that is dating. When you work for yourself, you sometimes lose sight of how important your personal life actually is.

Fearlessly Dating Online

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

As a psychotherapist and coach, I'm in the unique position to hear from both men and women what they hate and love about online dating. I hear about red flags, things that work, and things that freak people out.

WATCH: This Is What Dating's Really Like

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 06.14.2013 | Comedy

The sketch group The Discipline Committee put out this sketch that pretty much sums up the politics of paying for a date. What's a liberal-minded male...

12 Post-Divorce Dating Rules You Must Read

Posted 06.13.2013 | Divorce

We're not going to lie to you -- dating after divorce can be rough. But it doesn't have to be that way -- there are just some things you need to k...

Your First Trip Together? 10 Packing Tips

GalTime | Posted 08.12.2013 | Women

Packing for any vacation can be exhausting, but it gets even harder when you're deciding what to take on your first trip with your new flame. But just like in relationships, when it comes to packing for a trip, it's best to leave all extra baggage behind!