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Owning Up to Online Dating

Stephen Mariani | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology
Stephen Mariani

When I first explained how we met to friends and family, I felt as if I needed to justify it. I'd say something like, "Well, my roommate tried it out and it seemed to work for him."

The Extinction of the Blind Date

Hannah Barbakoff | Posted 06.07.2014 | Women
Hannah Barbakoff

I recently turned 24 years old. According to my brother, I'm officially in my mid-twenties. And now that I'm no longer "just out of college," I've rea...

Family & Food - The Blind Date From Hell & Heaven

Wendy Gaynor | Posted 01.27.2014 | Women
Wendy Gaynor

On the afternoon of May 19, 2002, nine years after our fateful first date, eight years after Michael's prostate cancer surgery, seven years after Ruby's traumatic brain injury, six years after my mother died, Michael and I married in front of over two hundred of our family and friends.

What Can Happen When You Give a Man Who Isn't Your Husband Your Phone Number

Shannon Bradley-Colleary | Posted 10.15.2013 | Weddings
Shannon Bradley-Colleary

You just never know what will happen when you give a man who isn't your husband your phone number. It may change a life.

LOOK: Text Sent Before Blind Date Is Hilariously Awkward

Posted 07.23.2013 | Divorce

Blind dates are always potentially disastrous, and even more so for divorcees who've been out of the dating game for years. That's what we were rem...

What Happens When a San Francisco Woman Dates in New York?

Larissa Zimberoff | Posted 09.01.2013 | Women
Larissa Zimberoff

Why are these men on dating sites if they aren't prepared to date someone longer than a few weeks? Why do men break things off when they're "not sure" or before they've even seen me in the daylight?

Lying On Your Profile, Texting Post-Sex and Other Signs You Might Be a RUDE Online Dater

Maryjane Fahey | Posted 07.20.2013 | Technology
Maryjane Fahey

It's hard to not treat the ding of an incoming text message like a little present. But it's not. It's an interruption. We forget that the person in front of us deserves our attention and the person on the other end of that text message will forgive you for having a life.

30 for 30: 30 Dates for My 30th Birthday

Julia Levy | Posted 07.20.2013 | Women
Julia Levy

I harnessed all the chutzpah I had to make a bold public request via Facebook and Twitter: Set me up on 30 dates for my 30th!

34 Non-Birthday, Non-Anniversary, Non-Holiday Occasions to Celebrate

Andrea Reiser | Posted 04.15.2013 | Parents
Andrea Reiser

Exactly 20 years ago yesterday -- February 12, 1993 -- I opened the door for a blind date... and it turned out to be the door to the most beautiful future.

My Last First Date: A Valentine's Day Story

Bob Brody | Posted 04.09.2013 | Comedy
Bob Brody

I say something I never should have said. Something that I find it hard to believe I said. Something that I'm still sorry and embarrassed and ashamed I said. "What are you," I say, "a lesbian or something?"

Would You Use This 'Crazy' Dating App?

Posted 02.12.2013 | Women

By: Leslie Meredith Published: 01/15/2013 04:24 PM EST on TechNewsDaily If you're a member of the online dating site OKCupid, you may have notice...

My Worst Blind Date Ever

Barbara Rose Brooker | Posted 03.16.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Rose Brooker

The shocking comment a man made about my appearance.

WATCH: Blind Date Prank Gets Super Awkward

Posted 12.18.2012 | Comedy

If a man you've never met before suddenly gives you flowers, it might be a hidden-camera prank, so be on your best behavior. You have to hand it to al...

How I Met My Husband: When Love Is Meant to Be

Linda Wolff | Posted 02.06.2013 | Fifty
Linda Wolff

When my kids were little, they used to love hearing the story of how my husband and I met. I told them we were in kindergarten and we were having lunch in the sandbox. Instead of pulling my hair to get my attention, he dropped my peanut butter and jelly sandwich into the sand.

Are Your Love Standards Too High?

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 01.06.2013 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

Long-term character contouring is not for you. You crave a ready match and your compatibility list is firm (loves dogs, plays chess, financially independent). But how willing you are to modify or even disregard that list?

How To Dress For Your First Date After Divorce

David Zyla | Posted 11.14.2012 | Divorce
David Zyla

Before I divulge what you should wear on your first post-divorce date, I am going to ask you to do a little style check.

Why You Shouldn't Cross State Lines for a Date

Pamela Kripke | Posted 10.17.2012 | Women
Pamela Kripke

I didn't have to actually agree to make the trip, of course. But he was a neurosurgeon. Potential dates who are not neurosurgeons get less leeway in the gender tango.

'Wipeout' Contestants Find Love

Posted 07.27.2012 | TV

Finding true love on the "Wipeout" (Thu., 9 p.m. ET on ABC) course seems unlikely, but that's just what happened for one girl on the latest blind date...

Charlize Theron On Sketchy Charity Auction Date: 'Rich People Can Be Creeps'

Posted 06.07.2012 | Impact

Actress Charlize Theron is charitable -- but only to a certain point, she says. The "Snow White and the Huntsman" actress, 36, told Conan O'Brien W...

The Evolution Of TV Dating

TresSugar | Posted 04.17.2012 | Women

The Bachelor and The Bachelorette may fill our dating show quota these days, but there's a long history of TV shows about the crazy world of dating. W...

Facebook Blind Date Leads To Supermarket Robbery

Sophos | Posted 10.07.2011 | Technology

Do you take enough care over who you make your Facebook friend? A Belgian supermarket manager learnt a lesson the hard way, after he struck up a frien...

Astoria Characters: The Sister Act

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

"Everybody says we look alike," says Francine Amendola. "But our mother says we don't," adds her sister, Laraine Amendola.

Sent An Email You Shouldn't Have? Dropped Your Cell Phone In Water? 'Modern Girl's Guide To Sticky Situations' Has The Solutions (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Author Jane Buckingham says that she runs into minor disasters almost every day, and so it was logical that she should write a survival guide. Her new...

Making the Most of Iconoclasts

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

One possible reason why magazines have moved away from long form celebrity profiles is the increased access we have to our celebrities. Celebrities of...