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STUDY: How Smartphones Have Changed Dating Culture

Laurie Davis | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Laurie Davis

As your relationship develops, communicating via characters is inevitable and when done thoughtfully, can enhance your budding relationship.

10 More Miami Guys You've Probably Dated

Joanna Popper | Posted 10.30.2013 | Miami
Joanna Popper

1.Hablo un poco ingles guy. You have no shared language but his Russian, Creole, French, Portuguese or Spanish turns you on. Love (lust) binds you. Until you get bored watching him Skype back home and just want a conversation with anyone who understands that Liz Lemon is funny.

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:

I Found Love in Arrested Development

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 08.17.2013 | TV
Isaac Zablocki

While most people were ready to commit to TV shows and loved them no matter what they did, I was breaking up with TV shows like a serial dater on JDate. Arrested Development was the one show that did not disappoint.

What Not to Put in Your Online Profile

Laura Seldon | Posted 07.24.2013 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

Deciding what to include in your online dating profile is not easy. First, you have to figure out what you want to say about yourself, and then you need to figure out how to say it in a unique and engaging way. Talk about pressure!

10 Real-Life Dating Tips From Real-Life Couples

Laura Seldon | Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

Just like how every love story has a protagonist with a sidekick who readily doles out dating advice, newly single daters need someone to guide them down the path to love as well.

5 Steps To Online Dating Success

Laura Seldon | Posted 06.17.2013 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

After waking up next to the same person for years, finding yourself alone in the mornings can be a tough wake-up call for those recently divorced. And if you're adding the pressure of dating again, it's no wonder you feel more than just a little panicked!

Will Princeton Replace and eHarmony?

Gina Barreca | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Gina Barreca

It's not a dating jungle out there, Mrs. Susan Patton. It's a university.

Dating, in These Modern Times

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

So here we are with seemingly a zillion options at our disposal for finding everlasting love, and yet the rate of singles is higher than it's ever been in this country. Are we seriously looking for The One, or does having this many options make it harder than ever?

7 New Yorkers Tell Their Best NYC Dating Tales

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York

The End of JDate (Or, The Most Bitter Essay on Dating You’ll Ever Read) Hi JDater! You have 131 unread message(s)! What’s more fun than meetin...

Seeking Love (And Religion) Online

Posted 02.14.2012 | Religion

Jeff is ready to get married. As an Orthodox Jew, Jeff* is not leaving anything to chance: He prays every morning that he will find a wife, attends bi...

Do You Want Your Jewish Mother Playing Matchmaker?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Piet Levy Religion News Service (RNS) Denice Beckerman is heavily involved in her daughter Amanda's life. She's tried several times to set her up ...

Love in the Time of Connectivity

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Marian Salzman

We live in a time of preview dating -- an endless shop-till-you-drop comparison of possibilities. No longer do Americans think e-dating is only for "losers" or people lacking "a life."

'JDate For Chinese Americans' Dating Site Launches

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

On Monday, Chinese Americans joined the increasingly un-exclusive ranks of those groups with internet dating sites designed exclusively for them. ...

Dating Beyond Dinner & Drinks.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

This past weekend I went on a fantastic date that included a painting party and it was really fun and different. I realized upon walking into a room o...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Expect the Unexpected.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

Online dating is great, because it cuts out a lot of the crap. But sometimes it also slops off some of the important, good old-fashioned ignorance about someone else.

Fifty First (J)Dates: How To Say No, Part II

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

The key question is, should you just ignore said NJB (Nice Jewish Boy) or address the fact you don't really want to go out with him head on?

Fifty First (J)Dates: Boy Meets Boy

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Here at FFJD, I happen to be a girl looking for a boy. I've surveyed the various dating site options (Match, eHarmony, JDate) for myself. I figure I s...

Fifty First (J)Dates: ELECTION NIGHT SPECIAL EDITION LIVE BLOG: Millionaire Matchmaker Episode 3!

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Meredith Fineman

Instead of watching election coverage, I am here, slogging away in my Victoria's Secret Pink jammiez (might I add that Bethenny Frenkel owns the exact pair, that she wore all the time while pregnant, womp) for all your reading pleasure.

Fifty First (J)Dates: 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Try Online Dating.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

I know, this article is going to be a bit biased. Hey, I'm that girl who went on a million dates (and counting!) and tried all of JDate for everyone t...

Fifty First (J)Dates: 32 - My Date with Jon Stewart

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Meredith Fineman

I was innocuously poking around on JDate when I got an IM from the user TRUTHY4U. At first I thought it was a joke - he was very clearly, at 47, far a...

Fifty First (J)Dates: Fall Fahhshun and What It Means for Your Dating Life.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Meredith Fineman

We are all a bit superficial. But if your date is a terrible dresser -- looking like he or she ripped off a hobo or shopped exclusively at Modell's spandex section -- it's not the end of the world.

Fifty First (J)Dates: The Biggest Loser

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

Fifty First (J)Dates Follow FFJD on Twitter Thank you to the FFJD fan who emailed this! I am telling it in my own wordz/parenthetical bouts of crazy....

Fifty First (J)Dates: Perfecting the Walk of Shame.

Meredith Fineman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Meredith Fineman

We've all done it. The Walk of Shame.

Fifty First (J)Dates: Facebook Me

Meredith Fineman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Meredith Fineman

After seeing The Social Network, I was reminded that Facebook plays a huge role in dating, from start to finish. Let's see how that plays out in this hypothetical scenario.