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Why I Gave up OKCupid... Without a Man

Reina Victoria | Posted 04.11.2014 | Divorce
Reina Victoria

After all, how else was I going to find love?

Why Dating Exit Interviews Should Exist

Jen Glantz | Posted 03.15.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

The other day, I paused while deep conditioning my hair in the shower and began to think long and hard about what I did to screw up my last date with this guy I was starting to like. Like really like.

What It Really Means When a Guy Says He's 'Scared'

Holly Sidell | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Holly Sidell

When a guy runs or even shuts down in the relationship because he says he's scared (if he truly is scared), he is showing you how he responds to discomfort. When he was feeling uneasy and uncomfortable, he bailed.

4 Ways to Be Empowered in the Dating World

Merissa Bury | Posted 03.06.2014 | Women
Merissa Bury

We have grown so accustomed to meeting others' standards that we may not know what we want in a relationship. But in learning to love ourselves, we look for partners who will love us in return, and write off those who will bring negativity and judgment into our lives.

The Question I Never Want To Answer Again

Andromeda Turre | Posted 03.13.2014 | Women
Andromeda Turre

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.

The One Word You Should Use to Repel Men

Natalie Thomas | Posted 02.28.2014 | Women
Natalie Thomas

My twenties were amazing. And horrible. At the the same time. I lived in New York with no money, too many roommates (and roaches!) and spent my days chasing my dreams and breaking my heart.

How To Pick Your Life Partner

Wait But Why | Posted 02.25.2014 | Women
Wait But Why

Given that the choice of life partner is by far the most important thing in life to get right, how is it possible that so many good, smart, otherwise-logical people end up getting it so wrong?

The Most Important Event on a First Date

Mawuena Akyea | Posted 04.15.2014 | New York
Mawuena Akyea

So the First Date is almost done. The conversation has been effortless and insightful. Your jokes were hilarious and at one point, your hands touched. And it was not awkward. Now the waiter, who has been eyeing your lady a bit too conspicuously, brings the check.

3 Ways to Lean In... to Your Love Life

Neely Steinberg | Posted 04.12.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

While I'm all about achieving one's career dreams, as a dating coach helping women create healthy, happy dating lives and relationships, I can't help but ask: What about love? Might it also be helpful for women to "lean in" to their love lives? I think so.

All Alone? Fearlessly Conquer Valentine's Day Blues

Jonathan Alpert | Posted 04.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Jonathan Alpert

"I feel so sad being alone on Valentine's Day." "Will I be alone forever?" "I hate being single." I hear this so very often leading up to Valentine...

5 Toxic Personalities and How to Break the Bad Dating Pattern

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 04.07.2014 | Women
Dr. Gail Gross

You've been dating the same type of guy or gal for years -- controlling, dominating, manipulative -- and you can't seem to break the pattern. Your friends are constantly asking: "Why are you always drawn to these type of people, when they make you so unhappy?"

The Essential Guide To Finding True Love

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 02.03.2014 | Fifty

Like pretty much every other aspect of our lives, finding a mate has moved online. Online dating services have proliferated and cover virtually every ...

Dating After 50? How To Decide Which Secrets To Reveal

Renee Fisher | Posted 04.03.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

An overwhelming number of people who choose to enter the dating world after age 50 have already lived at least 50 years. And, if they are like most people over 50 (and many people under) some of their early choices in life, while not resulting in life in a maximum security prison, may have still been in the category of 'Actions I Took Which May Have Been Beneath My Highest Possibility.'

8 Telltale Signs Your Spouse May Be Cheating

Corri D. Fetman | Posted 03.30.2014 | Divorce
Corri D. Fetman

It is amazing to me how many people ignore the telltale signs only to learn that the person they shared a bed, their body and innermost dreams and secrets with has instantaneously become a "frenemy."

4 Steps To Stress-Free Online Dating

Lisa Arends | Posted 03.25.2014 | Divorce
Lisa Arends

Dating is a process. And that process begins with that first date. And the more of those you have, the more likely you are to find success. And, if you keep an open mind, success may look different than your original script.

8 Tips That Will Have Men Begging You For A Date

Lisa Copeland | Posted 03.13.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

As a dating coach, I speak with amazing women over 50 daily about their dating lives. They communicate the desperation they are feeling about ever finding a good man to share their lives with.

The Right Way to Approach a Woman

Lindsey Kesel | Posted 03.13.2014 | Hawaii
Lindsey Kesel

It seems that our culture has become overly obsessed with convenience and instant gratification, so much so that the crucial first steps of intelligent flirting get bulldozed over.

Mentally Strong Daters: The 13 Things They Avoid

Neely Steinberg | Posted 03.08.2014 | Women
Neely Steinberg

As a dating coach, I continually find inspiration in the world of entrepreneurship, where courageous and motivated individuals create, build, and shape ventures. I like applying what I learn about entrepreneurs to the world of dating.

Five Tips For Successful First Dates in 2014

Mark Brennan Rosenberg | Posted 03.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Mark Brennan Rosenberg

Perhaps you didn't have someone to kiss when the clock struck twelve, or you're hoping to have a Valentine this year -- a new year means a new beginning.

10 Things Guys Need To STOP Doing On Tinder Right Now

The Huffington Post | Danielle Sinay | Posted 12.19.2013 | Los Angeles

Have you heard of Tinder, the dating app that's taking over millennials' iPhones? Most singles between the ages of 18-45 have probably glanced at the ...

Is Your Online Dating Life 'Breaking Bad?

Joshua Pompey | Posted 02.02.2014 | Women
Joshua Pompey

OK, so maybe you won't be telling your dates to "say your name" in the middle of a desert under the threat of an ambush. But you may just have more in common with man who knocks than you think.

9 Reasons Dating In Your 30s Is Way Better Than In Your 20s

Holly Sidell | Posted 01.30.2014 | Women
Holly Sidell

I recently got out of a serious relationship and was "not excited," (strong understatement) to find myself back in the dating world. But, I have been pleasantly surprised with what I have discovered and realized. In fact, I think dating in your 30s is actually pretty rad! Here's why.

The Dating Faux Pas Women Over 50 Are Guilty Of

Ken Solin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Fifty
Ken Solin

We're the generation that changed the politico-socio-sexual attitudes of the entire free world in the sixties, so smoothing out our dating behavior would seem easy in comparison. Finger pointing won't help because we're all flawed. Dating isn't supposed to be a contact sport, and being able to see the unique person beyond their imperfections only requires a mirror.

Is He Over Her?

GalTime | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
GalTime

You're seeing a new guy and things are going swimmingly, except his end of conversations recently have included quite a lot about 'her' and not so much about you. You can't shake the feeling that he might not be over his previous romance

7 Rules For Online Dating Profile Pix That Get You Noticed

Lisa Copeland | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Lisa Copeland

You know the saying... A picture is worth a thousand words. This is especially true when it comes to online dating sites. Like it or not, we are visual beings. That's why it is so important to have a great picture representing the real you online. It is the key for opening the door to being contacted on dating sites.