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30 Days of Online Dating: I Was His First...Kiss

Stacie Corliss | Posted 05.15.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

This is a modern dating experiment. One girl. Five dating sites. Hundreds of chats. Thirty days. Thirty dates. Eighteen guys. (?) boyfriend. To start at the beginning, click here -- or jump right in at date twenty-one below.

How to Tell Your Tinder Date You Had Cancer

H. Alan Scott | Posted 05.04.2015 | Comedy
H. Alan Scott

Before I got cancer, I thought dating was hard. Then I turned 30, got sick, and quickly learned that dating with cancer is an entirely different game. For the first time in my life, I wasn't choosy. It's hard to be picky when you're dating with cancer; you're more focused on living and less focused on his third nipple.

30 Days of Online Dating: Sweaty Palms and Cold Sores

Stacie Corliss | Posted 04.08.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

Thanks to some excellent navigation, I make it to the theatre just five minutes behind schedule. OkCupid Taylor is nowhere to be found. Well, this is entirely odd and uncomfortable.

On 'Ghosting' and Why It's Wrong

Becca Wolinsky | Posted 04.03.2015 | Women
Becca Wolinsky

if you ghost someone, it implies that you think that the other person likes you so so much and is going to be crushed if you aren't interested. We probably all would like to think this, but chances are it's not true. Rejecting someone is hard, but just rip the bandaid off and do it already.

5 Things I Learned Trying to Quit Facebook

Kate Mirkin | Posted 04.02.2015 | Technology
Kate Mirkin

As a new year's resolution for 2015, I decided I was going to quit Facebook. I knew it would be hard, especially because someone once told me that my friends and I were the "most well-documented group of people on Facebook." Three months down the line, I've learned a few interesting things...

What Not To Do On An OkCupid Date

Becca Wolinsky | Posted 05.16.2015 | Women
Becca Wolinsky

Do not ask the other person how many OkCupid dates he/she has been on. If you're on your first OkCupid date and announce that, you may come across as a noob, and if it is your fifteenth OkCupid date, like it was for me, well, we all know why that is embarrassing.

Tinder Plus Just Launched, But You Have To Pay A Lot More If You're Over 30

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 03.04.2015 | Women

You can now undo accidental left swipes -- but the ability to do so will cost you more if you've bid farewell to your 20s. Popular dating app Tinde...

What Does Your Profile Say About You?

Jamie Silverman | Posted 04.28.2015 | Business
Jamie Silverman

A first date is pretty much a sexualized job interview. You spend a ton of time getting dressed, carefully considering what each article of clothing you choose might say about you.

On the Stigmatization of Online Dating and Why it Should Stop

Becca Wolinsky | Posted 04.26.2015 | Women
Becca Wolinsky

Online dating should not just be for those lacking validation, those not considered attractive by society -- it can and should be for everyone.

30 Days of Online Dating: Living Life One Rom-Com at a Time

Stacie Corliss | Posted 04.19.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

Today is the day of my second date with OkCupid Taylor. It is also the day of my second date with Tinder Oliver*. It is also my third double-header of dates in a row. Something tells me I will be sleeping very hard tonight.

We Love Real People More Than 'Perfect' People

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 02.17.2015 | Science

When creating an online dating profile, the usual protocol is, of course, to put one's best foot forward. But don't try to make yourself look too good...

A Logical Guide to a Romantic Relationship

Jasmine Jaksic | Posted 04.14.2015 | Comedy
Jasmine Jaksic

Anyone who has ever met me would attest to the fact that I am a very logical person. This clearly does not lend itself to highly romantic ideas like "love at first sight". If you are like me, then you can use Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) principles to guide you!

Awkward OkCupid Messages Repurposed As Charming Valentines

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 02.12.2015 | Women

When you're single, Valentine's Day can be lonely at best and maddening at worst. Just in the nick of time, these love notes featuring actual messages...

Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Wifi: Confessions of A Retired Cyber Slut

Danielle Sinay | Posted 04.11.2015 | Women
Danielle Sinay

I was asked to share what I'm working on and I don't really remember what I said. I know I discussed my boyfriend, and ex-boyfriends, then in an attempt to redeem myself for the word vomit made fun of myself by introducing my "writing vibe" as "chill slut."

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...

Woman Brilliantly Shuts Down Man Who Accuses Her Of Lying On OkCupid

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 01.06.2015 | Women

Any online dater has been there: You write something seemingly innocent on your profile, and suddenly there's a jerk attacking you for no apparent rea...

12 Times Online Dating Made Us Question Humanity In 2014

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Technology

Technology has made it easier than ever to be your truly worst self in the wild game of love. From outright trolls to completely oblivious weirdos, 20...

30 Days of Online Dating: That Is So Not Ok, Cupid

Stacie Corliss | Posted 02.11.2015 | Comedy
Stacie Corliss

OkCupid. Match's cheap little cousin. Free, actually, which means there are about zero barriers to entry. This should be interesting. I get my profile set up pretty quickly, stealing/or reworking both answers and pictures from other sites.

How Online Dating Can Work For You

Beverly Jiang | Posted 02.02.2015 | Women
Beverly Jiang

Flippancy aside, I realize not everyone may believe in soulmates or even marriage for that matter, but whatever your intent, do you find yourself wondering if online dating even works? I know I do.

I'm A Black Woman Who Dressed As A Nerd, A Video Girl, And Myself On OKCupid, And Here's What Happened

Bustle | Posted 01.23.2015 | Women
Bustle

I changed the pictures on my profile once a week, allowing enough time for new people to register the change. The information on my profile always remained the same; the only thing that changed was the pictures. I didn't respond to any message during the duration of this experiment.

F***-Buddy Pillow Talk (VIDEO)

Emma Tattenbaum-Fine | Posted 01.16.2015 | Women
Emma Tattenbaum-Fine

We're keeping it casual, but you could still be nice to me. ...

OKCupid Begins Rolling Out New Gender, Sexuality Options

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 11.22.2014 | Gay Voices

Popular online dating site OKCupid has begun rolling out new gender and sexuality options for its users. In addition to "woman" and "man," the site...

Tinder and 1984

Alexander Berman | Posted 01.15.2015 | Technology
Alexander Berman

In its drive to make love as convenient as ordering an Uber, the tech sector has tried two different approaches: brainy and superficial. But you won't find the future of dating in 2014. You'll find it in 1984.

Instagram Account Beautifully Calls Out Online Dating's Worst Guys

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 10.30.2014 | Women

An Instagram account called Bye Felipe is the best new place to share the absurd messages every woman who has ever online dated has received. Alex...