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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.

How to Send Positive Signs to Your Potential Partner

Sheila Blagg | Posted 05.04.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Hand gestures, body language, and different words and phrases can carry hidden meanings, which could mean that your date is totally into you or that they're bored to death.

How To Tell If You're On A Date -- In One Chart

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams & Eva Hill | Posted 02.25.2015 | Women

Understatement of the century: Dating is confusing. This is especially true when you factor in how often people don't know if they're actually dating ...

The Superficiality of Online Dating Apps

Mara Opperman | Posted 04.22.2015 | Women
Mara Opperman

This myriad of online dating apps have given rise to a pick and choose shopping behavior that emphasizes looks more so than ever. We now browse potential suitors as if we're looking through a catalog, or better yet.. window shopping.

2015: Would Hollywood Be Seduced by Marty?

Joseph Cooper | Posted 04.21.2015 | Entertainment
Joseph Cooper

By his own account, Marty is "fat and ugly, fat and ugly." To complete the picture, he's a hesitant never-been-married gap-toothed 34-year-old Bronx butcher who still lives with his mother.

A Woman Faces the Men Who Rejected Her -- and Makes a Surprising Discovery

Sara Eckel | Posted 04.19.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

When Lea Thau was 38, her fiancé broke up with her while she was pregnant with their child. She subsequently became single for the first time in her adult life.

6 Scary Stories That Will Make You Rethink The Black Hole That Is The Internet

Erin Kelly | Posted 01.08.2015 | Crime

The world is a scary place -- but the Internet can be even scarier. Between a simple Google search and scrolling through your Facebook feed, there ...

Looking For Love This Week? You're Not Alone

Sara Eckel | Posted 02.28.2015 | Women
Sara Eckel

Getting jilted during the holidays is rough, but there is a bright side for both new and long-term singles. In terms of the numbers anyway, this is the very best time to look love.

3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Dating After a Divorce

Sheila Blagg | Posted 01.30.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

Now that you are divorced or otherwise single, what are you looking for? You've probably been asked that question, or a variation of it, many times, and it's not always easy to pin down an answer.

My Month of Online Dating Detox (Pt. II)

Jamie Silverman | Posted 01.14.2015 | Women
Jamie Silverman

I think I genuinely lasted an entire week without logging on to any of the sites. But one night, I'd had a crappy day at work and couldn't sleep. I lay in bed, thoughts racing through my head. Just a little Tinder wouldn't hurt. My phone beckoned -- no implored -- me to pick it up and swipe. So I did.