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The Pitfalls Of Online Dating Over 50

Joe Seldner | Posted 12.06.2014 | Fifty
Joe Seldner

When most of the over 50 set was last seen dating 25 years ago, meeting took place at work, school, through well-meaning if usually misguided friends, or through that urban myth of going up to someone in the grocery store (did that ever happen, or at least happen without the police being called?)

This Will Make You Feel Better About Meeting Your S.O. Online

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 09.10.2014 | Divorce

We've all been there: You're having a conversation with a couple and you innocently ask them how they met. That's when things get weird: both parties ...

Reality Check: You May Never Find Someone

Nicholas Marlin | Posted 07.12.2014 | Gay Voices
Nicholas Marlin

As the co-founder of a leading relationship-focused gay and lesbian dating site what I am about to say may come as a shock to you: You may never find someone.

Gluten-Free And Single? You're In Luck

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.29.2014 | Technology

Niche online dating sites are becoming more and more popular, and the latest one is perfect for foodies who are serious about their dietary restrictio...

The Dating Site For When You're Looking For Someone Jew-ish

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.16.2014 | Comedy

For everyone who has fallen through the cracks of JDate and OkCupid, there's a new dating site just for you: OkJewpid. Watch Rabbi Santiago's spot ...

Online Dating: The 5 Steps to Take You From Disposable to Heartfelt Dating

Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A. | Posted 05.21.2014 | Women
Dr. Danielle Harel and Celeste Hirschman M.A.

Disposable dating seems to lead to an ultra-casualness, a bunch of people pretending that opening yourself up to the possibility of feeling rejection and disappointment is no big deal. In reality, it is extraordinarily brave to bundle up all of our confidences and insecurities in a Friday night outfit and put them on display for someone else.

Pew Survey: Why Men Fail at Online Dating

Damona Hoffman | Posted 12.22.2013 | Technology
Damona Hoffman

"Hey Giiiirllll, you look good," may work in the club, but in the land of online dating such mindless messages fall upon deaf ears, making their way right to the trash folder.

The Value of Being Alone Together

Simone Collins | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Simone Collins

The internet and a litany of mobile apps have also made it far easier for shy and introverted people to make new friends. For the first 24 years of my life, I didn't date and made few new acquaintances.

5 Reasons to Go Niche When Looking for Love Online

Laurie Davis | Posted 09.25.2013 | Women
Laurie Davis

If you're considering going niche, here are my top reasons why it might give your digital dating life an upgrade:

Top Dating Site 'Plenty of Fish' Announces Big Changes

Damona Hoffman | Posted 07.22.2013 | Technology
Damona Hoffman

Plenty of Fish is swabbing the deck. On Monday, POF founder, Markus Frind, announced to members that the site will be undergoing some major changes.

Dating In The Czech Republic Is WEIRD

Posted 02.15.2013 | Comedy

Well, that was sufficiently creepy. That isn't a short horror film or, as Buzzfeed describes, a "suicide PSA" above. It's actually a a commercial f...

It's Not You, It's Your Credit Score: 7 Ways to Improve It in 2013

Adam Levin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Business
Adam Levin

Rather than viewing a credit profile as manifestation of one's ability to manage money, I prefer to think of it as a self-awareness tool, and self-awareness is an attractive quality. So how self-aware are you when it comes to your credit?

Google's Ten Most-Searched Online Dating Sites

The Huffington Post | Christina Huffington | Posted 12.14.2012 | Women

Have you used one of these?

Online Dating: The Bisexual Conundrum

Maria Burnham | Posted 12.16.2012 | Gay Voices
Maria Burnham

I have always been an advocate of online dating, for a variety of reasons. I think it's a great way to meet people you would never otherwise encounter, see places you may never have heard of and build confidence. Nevertheless, it is still difficult to navigate as a bisexual woman.

Dating Site Lets Kids Pick Dates For Mom And Dad

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.17.2012 | Technology

Remember that Just for Men commercial where the two little girls confront their father and tell him it's time to start dating again -- that he'd "be a...

New Dating Site for Africans Provides Worldwide Meetups

Lande Yoosuf | Posted 07.04.2012 | Black Voices
Lande Yoosuf

I caught up with Tunde, one of two founders of a new invite-only dating site for Africans, www.bandeka.com. If you're a professional of African descent, this website is perfect for meeting like-minded professionals in your local area or abroad.

Do Online Dating Services Really Work?

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.15.2012 | Science
Wray Herbert

A new and exhaustive study of online matchmakers -- and of romantic prediction in general -- raises real doubts about online dating services' methods and results. It questions the entire enterprise of predicting lasting love for any two people who have never met.

Looking for Love in All the Web Places

Sam Sommers | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Sam Sommers

This Valentine's Day, go ahead and make use of the latest technology when looking for love. But do so with the realistic expectation that finding that special someone doesn't magically (or scientifically) get easier simply because you're online.

Cool Icelandic Phone Technology Is Hot

Iris Erlingsdottir | Posted 02.26.2012 | World
Iris Erlingsdottir

Sometimes I doubt that all the amazing communications technology the world has seen in the last decade has resulted in increased or better communicati...

Jason Gilbert

Single And On Facebook? Grab A Friend And Start Double Dating With DuoDater

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.16.2011 | Technology

Haven't had any luck in the online dating world? Your chances may have just immediately doubled. DuoDater is a new website that is centered around ...

Six Reasons to Rethink Your Online Dating Site

Marty Zwilling | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business
Marty Zwilling

Online dating sites usually fail because online dating usually fails. The simple reason is that everyone expects quick results, no one can make that happen, and users get very unhappy very quickly.

'Wait Until You See The Size Of My... Philip K. Dick Library'

Flavorwire | Judy Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

You've seen Cupidtino, the dating site for Apple fans. And then there's Tastebuds, which forges love connections between indie rockers. Now, to the su...

Gina Ng And Gary Reloj, Dating For A Cause: 27 Million And Counting

The Huffington Post/AOL Small Business | Lauren Drell | Posted 07.30.2011 | Small Business

Starting your own business is a noble -- not to mention exciting, rewarding and often crazy -- undertaking. The experience is an adventure, to say the...

Putting the Data into Dating

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

In 48% of pictures where the user is looking away, he or she is below a 4 on the 10-scale. In 28% of those pictures, the image is actually, literally, a dog. But dressed up in people clothes.

How To Live On $0 A Day: Maintaining A Social Life While Broke

Lesley Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Lesley Stern

Facebook is the answer, without spending a cent on even a phone call, you can be the first to know that Nick is bored, lots of people have cute babies and if Mike were an animal, he'd be a "badass tiger."