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Happy Anniversary Match.com -- Meet Their First Success Story

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 05.02.2015 | Good News
Jeryl Brunner

Twenty years ago last month, a brand-new dating website called Match.com was launched into the universe and radically changed how couples connected. In fact, it is estimated that 40 million Americans now partake in some kind of online dating service.

How To Protect Your Privacy When Dating Online

Laurie Davis | Posted 04.28.2015 | Women
Laurie Davis

"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.

24 Struggles Of Online Dating That Are All Too Real

The Huffington Post | Voices Editors | Posted 04.23.2015 | Women

It's been 20 years since Match.com first launched, which means that there have been two whole decades of brave men and women putting their lov...

30 Days of Online Dating: I Should Have Broken the Rules

Stacie Corliss | Posted 05.11.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

On our previous date, when discussing downtown, I explained that as much as I love certain aspects of that part of the city, I find it confusing to navigate. So the first thing he asks me to do on this date...is navigate. That better be some extra dry humor.

7 Things I Miss About Love In The '90s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

The world worked differently then -- how people met, how we kept in touch. Numbers on scraps of paper were easy to lose, but somehow, we still found each other.

30 Days of Online Dating: Dude, Where's My Car?

Stacie Corliss | Posted 03.28.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

Here goes nothin'. We agree upon a 5:30 p.m. Friday dinner at The Six in Culver City. Why are we dining with the octogenarians? Because I have another date set for that evening at 8 p.m.

The Modern Rules of Dating

Samuel Faktorow | Posted 03.11.2015 | Healthy Living
Samuel Faktorow

Wait three days after your initial interaction to contact them. Don't talk about sex, politics, religion, or former partners/lovers/flings on the firs...

30 Days of Online Dating: The Night I Met My Match

Stacie Corliss | Posted 02.01.2015 | Women
Stacie Corliss

I have them send that login info my way and roll up my sleeves for some major editing. Starting with the username. Sorry, MsKatieScarlett, your antebellum flounce was replaced with a solid dose of sardonicism at some point during the past half-decade.

Is Online Dating TOO Easy?

Murray Rosenbaum | Posted 12.21.2014 | Teen
Murray Rosenbaum

In the past, you would have to wander up to the person you liked and blurt out some embarrassing sentence that they would laugh at, and then it would take time and patience before something would come to be. Now, with online dating and Tinder, you skip all of the steps of finding and actively pursuing each other.

The 10 Dos And Don'ts Of Online Dating

High50 | Posted 12.12.2014 | Fifty
High50

The world of online dating should be regarded as a vast pick-up joint... As a mature adult you'll need to employ all the healthy skepticism you've built up over the decades, because it's easy on the internet for a person to be economical with the truth, or to tell outright lies about who they are and what they're after.

Owning Up to Online Dating

Stephen Mariani | Posted 11.12.2014 | Technology
Stephen Mariani

When I first explained how we met to friends and family, I felt as if I needed to justify it. I'd say something like, "Well, my roommate tried it out and it seemed to work for him."

OMG! God Is Everywhere -- Even on the World Wide Web!

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 11.11.2014 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

God has been stalking me. On the Internet. Now mind you, I think it could possibly be a God Fraud, (He spells his name Godd) but I still find it enormously flattering and will NOT get a restraining order.

A Textual Relationship

Jamie Silverman | Posted 10.12.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

People hardly talk on the phone these days. We text. Send pics. Tweet. But can you really get to know the essence of a person in these superficial, limited interactions?

When Facebook Friends Become Real Life Friends

Lori Day | Posted 10.05.2014 | Women
Lori Day

With friends who live very far away, online friendship is still real friendship. I wish this kind of friendship were not stigmatized by people who don't understand it or simply don't need it. But here's to the friends I've met online and come to love...

Cat People Way More Likely To Date Dog People Than Vice Versa. Plus Other Fun Facts About Pets And Dating

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.14.2014 | Good News

If you're single and ready to mingle, run to your local animal shelter. Now. A survey by Match.com and PetSmart Charities released last month shows...

You Look Like My Ex. I Love You.

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Scientists have long been fascinated by why people are attracted to other people. Every year, new theories emerge about what we look for in a poten...

Decoding Your Date's "PET-sonality"

Whitney Casey | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Whitney Casey

In honor of Pet Appreciation Week, I wanted to call out to all singles who are pet lovers out there and share some insight on how to decode your date's "pet-sonality." Here are some fun tips to learn more about your mate based on the pet they may own!

Match.com Gets Digital Facelift With Launch of New Mobile App

Julie Spira | Posted 06.24.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

There's good news for daters to make it easier to find love from their mobile phones. Today Match.com released their long-awaited and very user-friend...

5 Reasons Why I'm So Glad I Tried Online Dating

Alexa Cortese | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Alexa Cortese

I believe that when you take initiative to do something you want to do, good things will happen. They might not be the exact thing you set out to obtain (for example, you might meet someone online who turns out to be a really good friend), but they will add to your life regardless.

Martha Stewart: I Asked Her Nothing; She Tells Me Everything

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.31.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

She's the Ultimate Homeownah from the Hamlet of Katonah. She puts the CAN in Cantitoe. She's got a greenhouse that's bigger than your entire house, wi...

Mindful Dating

Ira Israel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

When we date we must be mindful of our own expectations and assumptions, our own projections, our own ways of communicating, our own psychological baggage, and our own attachment dynamics, so that we can learn how to grow intimately with another human being over a period of time.

The 1 Habit That's Killing Your Online Dating Game

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

Smoking isn't just wreaking havoc on your health. It might also be killing your dating game. According to newly released statistics from the the d...

Single Has Been Good for Me...

Craig Stewart | Posted 05.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Craig Stewart

Purchase Words Never Spoken, a memoir by Craig Stewart Now or Download the eBook...

5 Stages Of How To Lose a Guy (I Met Online) In 10 Days

Kara Kamenec | Posted 04.19.2014 | Women
Kara Kamenec

In a modern-day How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days moment, I went undercover on five popular dating sites as a reporter. I told myself I'd be just be like a modern-day Carrie equipped with an iPhone and dating apps in hand. Harmless, really...

6 Clever Ways to Save Money This Valentine's Day

Damona Hoffman | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Damona Hoffman

If you're dating on this great Hallmark holiday, it is possible to find love while watching your wallet. Here are six clever ways to save money this Valentine's Day.