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My Online Dating Profile (If I Was HONEST)

Judy Silk | Posted 04.16.2015 | Fifty
Judy Silk

My life and ambitions: I just want to make it out of here alive. That and get someone else to pick up the check occasionally. Oh, and I write stories, so let's get that out in the open. You are technically fair game.

If I Was Totally Honest In My eHarmony Profile, This Is What I'd Say

Rebecca Smith Masterson | Posted 05.03.2015 | Divorce
Rebecca Smith Masterson

Since my divorce, some people are having a hard time knowing what to say to me, but not you, eHarmony. You're in my newsfeed, Gmail account and sidebar ads, waving your online arms, saying, "Hey Becca! Over here! Check out online dating! Join us!"

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.

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...

The Most Common Things Hidden On Dating Profiles

Sheila Blagg | Posted 03.31.2015 | Divorce
Sheila Blagg

It's human nature to want to make a good first impression, and occasionally that leads potential dates to have a less-than-honest profile. Be patient, look carefully, and always take your time when getting to know someone.

5 Reasons To Talk About Sex In Your Online Dating Profile

Erica Jagger | Posted 11.24.2014 | Fifty
Erica Jagger

So you're a single midlife woman and you care about sex? Then say so in your online dating profile. And no, I'm not just talking about women who are looking for casual fun, although that's a perfectly acceptable choice. I'm talking about any sexually charged woman who believes that good sex is a vital component of a romantic relationship and doesn't want to settle for anything less.

The 9 Essential Rules For Writing Your Online Dating Profile

Lisa Copeland | Posted 11.10.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

If you met an attractive man at a party, you would be showing him your best side and flirting up a storm. Your online dating profile is no different. It's the first introduction a man has to you. You are literally marketing yourself to the male population online. For some women that sounds horrid but in real life we do it all the time.

24 Thoughts Every Girl Has While on Tinder

Beth Leipholtz | Posted 09.13.2014 | Women
Beth Leipholtz

Oh good, you "live life to the fullest." Now I know everything I need to know in order to swipe right...

Adventures in Online Dating: Should You Reveal Your Income?

LearnVest | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women

There are some women who only date guys with salaries in the high six-figures, but I am not one of them. Actually, my mother chastises me for dating men of modest means. And, to be honest, meeting a guy who makes six figures makes me think, Oh, he's out of my league.

What I Realized When I Let My Mom Take Over My Online Dating Profile

Jen Glantz | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

One breezy September evening, I gave my mom the verbal OK, my username, my password and my attention. I let my mom take over my JDate account for one night.

Use These 10 Words If You Don't Want To Be Single Anymore

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 05.16.2014 | Divorce

Listen up, folks: The way you put together your online dating profile could mean the difference between a Friday night on the town and a Friday night ...

Online Dating: A Joke Without a Punch Line?

Renee Fisher | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

It was only after she calmed herself down momentarily by sticking her head in the refrigerator for a while that she allowed herself to imagine what 365 (or 366) days of straight foreplay must look like.

6 Rules For Crafting The Perfect Online Dating Profile

Posted 10.03.2014 | Women

If you're at all familiar with the online dating scene, you know that there are few things less fun than trying to craft a witty/desirable/humorous/qu...

The #1 Rule of Online Dating

Jen Glantz | Posted 02.16.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

Online dating wouldn't be so bad if people just spoke to each other like humans. If I was at a bookstore and a guy wanted to approach me to say hello or get my attention, if he said something like, "Sup Cutie. You fine," and followed it up with a wink face, I'd be confused, embarrassed, and ultimately walk away.

7 Ways to Become the Type of Woman Men Fight for Online

Joshua Pompey | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Joshua Pompey

The online dating world is filled with the good, the bad and the downright ugly when it comes to suitors. But that doesn't mean you don't have control over your fate. Much of your destiny online depends on the quality of your online dating profile.

7 Tips to Create a Profile Photo: There's More Than Meets the Eye

Vivian Diller, Ph.D. | Posted 10.12.2013 | Women
Vivian Diller, Ph.D.

I'm frequently asked about the online dating process, an increasingly popular means by which relationships start. Many report that online photos play a key role in getting the process started. Whether it's visual chemistry or love at first sight, your photo says a lot about you.

Fearlessly Dating Online

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 08.17.2013 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

As a psychotherapist and coach, I'm in the unique position to hear from both men and women what they hate and love about online dating. I hear about red flags, things that work, and things that freak people out.

5 Tips For Gaining An Online Dating Advantage

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | Posted 02.28.2013 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Give Yourself a Dating Advantage If you’re single and over 50, chances are good that either you want to date aga...

2013: The Year Online Dating Works for You!

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 03.13.2013 | Women
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

Well, New Year's Eve has come and gone. You've made a lot of resolutions and hopefully, you will be able to keep most of them. If you want to meet a special "someone" and you're single or divorced, this is the year to consider an online dating site.

10 Things To Delete From Your Online Dating Profile Now

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

O come all ye single! Our Cupid-like columnist rewrites online profiles to save her date-challenged friends from... themselves.

11 Things You Should Never Do On OkCupid

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

If you're an online dater, then you've probably seen some miserable OkCupid profiles: cellphone pictures taken in the mirror; messages begging you to ...

Online Dating: Lessons Learned and Why "Love It Naughty" Has Nothing on Me

Amy Lennard Goehner | Posted 06.05.2012 | Parents
Amy Lennard Goehner

"My name is Amy. And I'm an online dating fibber." When I filled in my application, I wrote my age from four years earlier. It wasn't as bad as one woman I know who, after fibbing about her age, weight, and hair color wrote that what she's looking for in a man is "honesty."

Picture This: Dos And Don'ts For Dating Profile Photos

Sharyn Bires | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco
Sharyn Bires

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then three well-chosen dating profile pictures can open up a lifetime of conversation with the love of your life!

Laura Stampler

Do Politics And Dating Mix? In Life, But Not Online | Laura Stampler | Posted 11.23.2011 | Women

Those looking for love online are more likely to state they have Zach Galifianakis' physique than John Stewart's political leanings when they compose ...

Katherine Bindley

Online Dating: 12 Ways To Pimp Your Profile | Katherine Bindley | Posted 08.28.2011 | Women

Having no luck with the online dating scene? There's a good chance the problem isn't you -- it's your profile. We enlisted the help of Laurie Davis, o...