What's interesting is not just that most people aren't in touch with their desires, but that simultaneously, most of us think we ARE. We get ideas about what we want from media, our friends, our past experiences. And we piece together some image of what we want that is usually pretty generic.
While the general relevance of gay culture for gay people tends to recede as homophobia rapidly falls off and integration speeds up, it shouldn't be a surprise that the world of anonymous sex persists and in fact flourishes. Like camp, it's the slutty sensibility of a culture of (too much) choice.
As your relationship develops, communicating via characters is inevitable and when done thoughtfully, can enhance your budding relationship.
After the mandatory mourning comes to a close, the only way to truly move on is to meet new people (gasp!).
How can you best SPEAK about yourself in an online dating profile? I talk with online dating expert Nicholas Marlin, co-founder of OneGoodLove.com, to learn what makes a good personal profile. Nic's advice: keep it "Short and Sweet, Positive and Neat."
It is time to address a problem; our gender has a bad rep. Many 40+ divorced men in the dating world think that we, 40+ divorced women in the dating ...
My wife was in the midst of pouring a bottle of Guinness Stout down the drain when I entered the kitchen. A second, empty bottle was in the garbage.
Looking for love online? I sit down with online dating expert and Huffington Post contributor Nicolas Marlin (from OneGoodLove) to learn key dos and don'ts.
Boomers, and particularly those recently out of long-term relationships, frequently find it puzzling to decide whether or not a second date is warranted. A common response from the question, 'Are you going out with him or her again?' is typically, 'I don't know, I just can't decide.'
Online dating. It can be a full time job. In fact, to make sure you are doing it right, it almost has to be. Though, if you are recently divorced and you want to get back out and date or at least meet some good people, it can be a great way to connect.
This scammer was either more stupid and more determined than any scammer I have ever heard of or he was onto me.
So here's the big question: when should you share your biggest secret with someone you met online? I am not talking about someone with whom you have just been emailing back and forth, or even someone you have spoken to numerous times.
So with the change of seasons, how do you know if you can handle a long distance relationship this fall? If your guy is still in town, how do you know if your passionate summer love was just a fling or the real thing?
In all of my experiences with bad dates after my divorce, I have realized that one of the hardest things to do is to let someone know that you are not interested in seeing them again, especially if they want to see you.
I was sincerely curious as to whether someone could find me appealing enough to date -- if I came clean and represented myself as I really am. The results were disastrous, as the majority of readers found my honesty worthy of their scorn.
Falling in love at any age is a wondrous experience. But love at fifty-something is different than love at thirty-something.