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Stop Using Dating Apps as a Crutch

Mary Stuart Deibel | Posted 01.21.2016 | Women
Mary Stuart Deibel

Don't fool yourself into thinking that just because you're "putting yourself out there" by online dating that it means you should neglect the potential for meeting someone in person the "old-fashioned way."

9 Tips For Writing An Engaging Online Dating Profile

Stacey Freeman | Posted 01.08.2016 | Divorce
Stacey Freeman

What you say matters. There are a lot of eligible singles utilizing online dating sites and apps meaning the onus is on YOU to distinguish yourself from the competition.

How to Make Online Dating a Lot Less Sucky (No, Seriously)

Phoebe Fox | Posted 01.04.2016 | Women
Phoebe Fox

I tried online dating three separate times over a period of a few years, and each time wound up hiding my profile in discouragement or disgust just a couple of months in. For my final try at Internet dating, I made one crucial change: This time I enlisted help.

Why Sunday January 3rd is the Busiest Day for Online Dating

Julie Spira | Posted 01.04.2016 | Style
Julie Spira

Get your keyboards ready and grab your digital seat belts. It's time to get ready for the big digital love ride. The Sunday January 3rd will be the busiest day of the year for online dating signups.

A Lesson In Sex After Divorce

High50 | Posted 12.26.2015 | Fifty

I might be crazy as having a full-on physical relationship is a top priority. But he is the first guy I have met who I feel something for in my heart. And that strange and unexpected emotion is not especially welcome so soon after my split with my husband.

My Brush With Fame

Jamie Silverman | Posted 12.21.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

I was seated against a green screen and a female producer situated behind a camera proceeded to talk to me for two hours about my experiences in the wild world that is online dating.

Dating in New York: The Terms of Geographic Undesirability

Jamie Silverman | Posted 11.16.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

Truth is, we'd be lying were we to say that the proximity of a prospective date does not play a substantial role in deciding if someone is worth dating.

What You Need To Know About Being Well-Groomed -- Down There

High50 | Posted 10.21.2015 | Fifty

If only L'Oreal knew the insecurities that lie below our belts. A whole range of products could eliminate the six signs of genital aging. Visibly reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A big plus on hairless testicles, I would have thought.

How Dating Apps Have Ruined Dating

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 10.14.2015 | Women
Rachel Wolfson

I hate to admit it, but I truly believe that dating apps have ruined dating forever. Thinking back to my college days, I only wish that it were still the norm to meet people in person. Now, people are looking to date those with the hottest photos, the best jobs -- basically anyone who looks good on paper.

5 Common Online Dating Mistakes To Avoid

Sheila Blagg | Posted 08.26.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Accessible from almost everywhere and relatively transparent, online dating offers much in the early stages that in-person dating simply can't. Still, there are certain constructs and certain habits you'll need to follow if you want to be successful.

10 Basic Rules For Choosing An Online Dating Profile Picture

Joe Seldner | Posted 08.22.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Yes, there is more to dating and mating and enjoying a relationship than physical attraction, so no need to point that out. And yes, these bits of advice apply to both women and men. And yes, who am I to be giving advice about what people look like. OK... But we all respond initially to appearance, so a few basics are worth keeping in mind.

7 Tips for an Irresistible Online Dating Profile

Julie Spira | Posted 07.22.2015 | Style
Julie Spira

One of my best pieces of advice is to ask a question in your profile. This gives a potential date the icebreaker on how to write to you. It's simple but it works. You ask, they answer.

Filter Less, Live More: 6 Social Media and Technology Rules to Live By

Alyssa Piperis | Posted 07.09.2015 | Media
Alyssa Piperis

What's funny about living in this day and age is that most of us seem to simultaneously be dependent on modern technology and be frustrated with how it's transformed areas of our lives that were already stressful enough without it -- i.e. dating, relationships, and confrontation.

This 61-Year-Old Woman's Wondrous Adventures On Tinder

High50 | Posted 06.21.2015 | Fifty

I first downloaded Tinder on to my smartphone in the summer of 2013, soon after the innovative new dating app was launched in the UK. That was the year of my great Internet dating adventure and it seemed an intriguing experiment to try. The fact that I was 61 didn't bother me.

Playing for Love: 2 Truths

Casey Cavanagh | Posted 06.03.2015 | Technology
Casey Cavanagh

You can't force love, chemistry or even a connection. Those have to happen organically. But that doesn't mean there aren't ways to help it along -- which is exactly what the new app 2 Truths does.

Looking for 'The Real Thing'? Find Someone Comfortable

Sara Eckel | Posted 06.01.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

Winning someone's heart doesn't require employing a lot of complicated schemes. You're more likely to find lifelong love by listening to your instincts and sticking with what works.

6 Proven Ways To Find Love Online

AARP Life Reimagined | Janice Holly Booth | Posted 05.08.2015 | Fifty

If you’re one of the 54 million single people in the US, there’s a 1 in 10 chance you’ve set up an online dating profile. Back when there were o...

Online Dating Survey: Single Moms Are Finding Love 10% Faster

Julie Spira | Posted 05.07.2015 | Style
Julie Spira

Let's look at the online dating behaviors of single moms and what their children think of their dates. If you think being a single mom reduces your chance of finding love online, this is a misconception among many others.

13 Signs You're In A Dead-End Relationship

Robin Cassady | Posted 06.23.2015 | Women
Robin Cassady

No matter what the two of you do, if other people aren't involved, you are bored out of your skull and staring at the same Instagram feed you looked at two minutes before.

What I Learned When I Dated a Deaf Man

Robin Cassady | Posted 06.17.2015 | Women
Robin Cassady

I was welcomed into the community and his family, and within a couple of weeks I was given a name-sign by his youngest sister.

Why It's Natural For Older Guys To Fantasize About Younger Women

High50 | Posted 06.02.2015 | Fifty

Once they are free from their marriages or long-term relationships, the majority of male fantasies revolve around younger women. Even if they've never settled down, when they finally decide to do it, it's usually with someone young enough to produce a family.

The Truth About Online Dating

Ken Kirsh | Posted 05.30.2015 | Divorce
Ken Kirsh

After my wife and I untied the knot, I had to put myself back on the market. If you thought adolescence was awkward, try posting pictures of yourself online so people can instantly judge and dismiss you.

5 Reasons Rejection In Online Dating Hurts So Bad

Joe Seldner | Posted 05.27.2015 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

Online dating over 50 is a petri dish for weird behaviors, a lot of it kind of fascinating. But one of the weirdest behaviors is the phenomenon of people getting their feelings hurt by, and reacting angrily to, people they haven't even met.

10 Utterly Impossible April Fool's Day Headlines

James Napoli | Posted 05.25.2015 | Comedy
James Napoli

Since the Internet provides very few ways to trick you into thinking that your shoelace is untied, I thought it far more convenient to trick you into thinking the following ten headlines somehow represented reality.

How To Make Anyone Fall In Love With You In 36 Questions

Renee Fisher | Posted 05.10.2015 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Ever since junior high schools were invented, people have been wondering how to make other people fall in love with them. The advent of Internet dating created a far more sophisticated version of junior high school, where notes were passed.