Early on in my post-divorce life, I realized that there were a few changes to the dating game since I last played. The addition of technology had complicated the process of meeting someone.
Creating an online dating profile is a daunting task for even the savviest daters. Although words certainly matter, profile pictures are the most critical element in determining whether or not an individual receives an online dating message.
I'm pretty sure there is no box for that. You might need a suitcase for all of that. And knowing that will not likely help you to relate to me, understand me or know me any more than you did five seconds ago.
I grew up thinking I'd marry a Jewish man. My mother and her parents had left Poland during the Holocaust and had ended up in Israel, while my father's parents were Orthodox Jews, with my grandfather the clear patriarch of the family.
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It's not something I would do however, I don't see anything wrong with a person spending time with another person who wants to spoil and pamper. Whether or not SeekingArrangement.com exists, men and women with money will continue to seek lovers to spoil and those lovers will gladly accept.
Let's get this straight right now. A man is not going to be your best friend. If he's emotionally healthy, he is happy to be your greatest protector and he will willingly fix anything for you when he can. But he's not going to get involved in long conversations about things he has no interest in.
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...
Now that V-Day is behind me, I can report that my mission was.... not so accomplished. But hear me out! A month does not a successful courtship make.
"Ok, Stupid" is an ongoing series of drawn self-portraits inspired by self-representation of women in the digital age and online dating as a young, working-class feminist survivor navigating a surveillance/exhibition culture.
I don't know about you, but I am constantly amazed at how some of the most mundane activities in life have been transformed with elegant, brilliant so...
It seems like every month a new article comes out in a high profile publication either taking a huge crap on my generation, or taking a smaller, more polite crap.
60% of men and 68% of women believe that Valentine's Day is not just a commercial holiday, but also about love. Moreover, men and women seem to have a pretty clear idea about what Cupid should bring for Valentine's Day.
Pretty much anyone on a dating website with a job and basic hygiene can seem worthy of a second date, but take it from me, DON'T DO IT on Valentine's Day. Do yourself a favor and avoid the awkwardness by pretending you didn't see their text.
So, why are you still single? There is a high likelihood you just haven't found "the one." But, there is an equal likelihood that you don't really know where to look or how to spot him when he is there.
These are the five biggest mistakes women in midlife make about love and dating.