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What I Discovered When I Became Best Friends With My Ex

Lauren DePino | Posted 02.08.2016 | Women
Lauren DePino

I met Ross my freshman year in college. Eleven years my senior, he was my philosophy adjunct professor at Temple University in Philadelphia. He was cute, Jewish, and intensely attentive. Just my type.

Legitimate Proof That Donald Trump Supporters Make Terrible Dates

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 02.01.2016 | Women

Thanks to a new study, we now officially know what it might be like to go on a date with a Donald Trump supporter.  Match's sixth annual "Single...

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."

I Emailed Other Women on Match (To Dish About the Men)

L.V. Krause | Posted 01.08.2016 | Women
L.V. Krause

One stormy night in my beachside Florida city, I plopped down at my computer and frowned at the gently glowing screen. On it was a photo of a smiling man who was looking for a new best friend, a "no drama" woman, and someone not his own age.

The Best Thing About Online Dating Might Just Be Its Worst

Keay Nigel | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Keay Nigel

The irony is that the plethora of choices is making our head spin, and giving us an even harder time making or sticking to a decision. We are in a constant state of anxiety where we never know if we are doing our best or having the best that we should and must have.

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.

The Best Cities For Eligible 'Star Wars' Fans Looking For Love

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.09.2015 | HuffPost Home

In a galaxy far, far away -- or, depending on where you live, perhaps in a neighborhood in close proximity -- there's a host of single "Star...

Heavy Petting: Pets (Especially Dogs) Enhance Sex Appeal

Hal Herzog | Posted 11.17.2015 | Science
Hal Herzog

In a 2008 experiment, two French social psychologists had a handsome young Frenchman named Antoine approach 240 randomly selected women and ask them for their phone numbers so they could go on a date.

Uses for a Funny Book

Pam Ferderbar | Posted 11.10.2015 | Comedy
Pam Ferderbar

Can be slid beneath something uneven, like a table leg that is an inch or so short, or my Uncle Ray, who due to his imagination believes one leg to be substantially shorter than the other.

10 Reasons Why I Will Die Alone

Al DeLuise | Posted 10.16.2015 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

After the end of my last long-term relationship, I decided I would stay in the off position for a while. Is it my age (soon to be 57) or the thought of going back to the daily meet-and-greet I find so depressing? I don't have the answer.

The Secret World Of The Flag Mod: No Dogs, No Dongs

Ethlie Ann Vare | Posted 10.09.2015 | Fifty
Ethlie Ann Vare

So here I am, your Flag Mod. When you flag that obscene photo or report that fake profile, I'm one of the 'special users' who determines whether it should in fact be deleted, or if you were overreacting.

10 Touching Stories of MatchMade Babies and the Match Scholarship Winner Revealed

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 10.01.2015 | Parents
Jeryl Brunner

Since its humble beginnings in 1995, the dating website Match has helped launch millions of first dates, relationships, marriages and ...babies.

Why Online Dating Is So Much Better Now (Kind Of)

Terri Trespicio | Posted 09.24.2015 | Technology
Terri Trespicio

Your phone is now the portal to your love life, part mission control and part slot machine, complete with colors, movement, and flashing lights. But you have little to lose, and it's hard not to get hooked.

What Men Want, According to Online Dating

Laura Lifshitz | Posted 09.01.2015 | Comedy
Laura Lifshitz

I'm trying this online dating thing. You see, I'm late 30s and almost officially divorced. As a single mom, I don't have much options meeting men and when I do go out, guys in their mid-20s flock to me. It's sweet but not really practical.

The Shocking Truth About Tinder; It's More Than Just a Hook-Up App!

Antonio Borrello, PhD | Posted 08.20.2015 | Entertainment
Antonio Borrello, PhD

If you believe the hype and speak to the wrong people, you'll be convinced that Tinder is just another hook up app. But, dismissing this app would be a mistake, and I can give you 50 million reasons in 196 countries worldwide to convince you.

30 Days of Online Dating: What I Learned

Stacie Corliss | Posted 07.29.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

If you're reading this, you're most likely aware that I once decided to go on 30 online dates in 30 days and (over)share my experiences with complete and total strangers. The actual 30-day period took place in the fall of 2013. Why did it take me a full year to begin writing about it? Let's just say it was a rough and bumpy road to recovery.

Ranked: Most and Least Affordable Websites for Finding Your Soulmate

GOBankingRates | Posted 07.06.2015 | Business
GOBankingRates

Finding love can be tricky. Thankfully, technology has stepped in and made it easier to connect with others through matchmaking and dating sites.

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 06.28.2015 | 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.