I think Facebook's new breakup features are terrific, as I know many people instantly block their ex, without the ex even knowing so, and then back-peddle and send a new friend request, out of embarrassment, once they've kissed and made up.
There's nothing about the online dating experience that can surprise me. I've seen it all and revel in my ability to identify and avoid a dating shit show in the making. Um, at least that's what I thought.
"Can't I date online more privately?" my client Michelle* asked. She's an executive working in a male-dominated industry and is wary of bumping into people from her boardroom. It happened once on The League, an exclusive, invite-only dating app. Awkward.
Since texting plays a huge role in in the dating process, the study highlights what men and women like and dislike when receiving text messages. Here are some dos and don'ts to consider before pushing the send button.
The simple fact is millions of individuals have dating and hookup profiles posted online -- vastly increasing their and your dating pool. Though online dating absolutely requires you to be on guard for potential harm, using the Internet to meet and date can truly be a game changer.
In December 2012, over 25 million people accessed dating profiles via a mobile device, using location-based apps. This new form of dating should not come as a surprise. Over the past years we have seen the rise of GPS becoming intrinsic to our digital lives.
With all the tools available to us, such as spell check on our computers and mobile phones, one would think we'd easily pass the netiquette test so our email etiquette would be picture perfect. Unfortunately this isn't always the case.