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A Textual Relationship

Jamie Silverman | Posted 08.12.2014 | Women
Jamie Silverman

People hardly talk on the phone these days. We text. Send pics. Tweet. But can you really get to know the essence of a person in these superficial, limited interactions?

Is It a Summer Fling or the Real Thing?

Monica Mandell, Ph.D. | Posted 08.07.2014 | Weddings
Monica Mandell, Ph.D.

The weather lately has been bordering on autumnal, easing the transition from summer to the cooler days ahead. Although it is not hot and steamy outside, dating is certainly on the minds of singles since August is known as Romance Awareness month.

What I Realized When I Let My Mom Take Over My Online Dating Profile

Jen Glantz | Posted 08.19.2014 | Women
Jen Glantz

One breezy September evening, I gave my mom the verbal OK, my username, my password and my attention. I let my mom take over my JDate account for one night.

Your Mom Picked Your Name... Can She Pick Your Mate?

Laura Seldon | Posted 07.09.2014 | Women
Laura Seldon

When it comes to mating, we apparently value Mama's opinion more than our Dear Old Dad's, our besties and even our pets.

A Surprising Number Of People Need Their Pet's Approval Before Marriage

Posted 01.31.2014 | Weddings

The U.S. marriage rate is at the lowest point in over a century -- it dropped from 92.3 in 1920 to a mere 31.1 in 2013. Still, many single Americans h...

Survey Says Online Daters Likely to Date One Person at a Time

Julie Spira | Posted 03.25.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

With Valentine's Day around the corner, love is on the minds of many singles. But just how open-minded are singles while looking for love online?

7 Things You Should Know About Dating In America

Posted 01.25.2014 | Women

According to a new survey, everyone is terribly confused about whether they're on dates or just hanging out. We say dating is kind of like porn -- you...

Emily Thomas

2014 Nice Jewish Guys Calendar Will Tug At Your Heartstrings

HuffingtonPost.com | Emily Thomas | Posted 12.19.2013 | Weird News

Bubbies, worry no more! The 2014 edition of the Nice Jewish Guys Calendar is here! This year the calendar’s creators paired up with Jewish dating...

This Man's Marriage Proposal Is Too Cute For Words, So He Sings It Instead

Posted 11.27.2013 | Weddings

Every once in a while, a proposal video comes along that puts others to shame -- and not because it's so over the top, but because it's just so darn s...

Showing Up as Your Authentic Self in Relationships

Sarina Tomel | Posted 01.25.2014 | College
Sarina Tomel

I've learned that it's not about how the guy needs to fit into my plans, but rather how we can create a future together.

10 Thanksgivukkah Pick-Up Lines

Laura Seldon | Posted 01.25.2014 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

Due to the funky mathematics of the Hebrew and secular calendars, this holiday blend has never happened before, and won't happen again for some 77,000 years. Like true love, it appears Thanksgivukkah only comes around once in a lifetime.

Where the Boys Are

Paula Froelich | Posted 11.19.2013 | Travel
Paula Froelich

Somehow, by sheer accident, I'd wandered into the land of Olympic athletes training for this Winter's Games -- it was like my own private Olympic Village.

Is Dating Dead?

Jess Carbino | Posted 11.17.2013 | Women
Jess Carbino

Contrary to popular belief, technology has influenced the way we date for years. With the invention of the telephone, men could communicate with women remotely rather than pay a visit to her home. As cars filled American highways,couples could go on dates free from parental supervision.

STUDY: How Smartphones Have Changed Dating Culture

Laurie Davis | Posted 11.11.2013 | Technology
Laurie Davis

As your relationship develops, communicating via characters is inevitable and when done thoughtfully, can enhance your budding relationship.

10 More Miami Guys You've Probably Dated

Joanna Popper | Posted 10.30.2013 | Miami
Joanna Popper

1.Hablo un poco ingles guy. You have no shared language but his Russian, Creole, French, Portuguese or Spanish turns you on. Love (lust) binds you. Until you get bored watching him Skype back home and just want a conversation with anyone who understands that Liz Lemon is funny.

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:

I Found Love in Arrested Development

Isaac Zablocki | Posted 08.17.2013 | TV
Isaac Zablocki

While most people were ready to commit to TV shows and loved them no matter what they did, I was breaking up with TV shows like a serial dater on JDate. Arrested Development was the one show that did not disappoint.

What Not to Put in Your Online Profile

Laura Seldon | Posted 07.24.2013 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

Deciding what to include in your online dating profile is not easy. First, you have to figure out what you want to say about yourself, and then you need to figure out how to say it in a unique and engaging way. Talk about pressure!

10 Real-Life Dating Tips From Real-Life Couples

Laura Seldon | Posted 07.07.2013 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

Just like how every love story has a protagonist with a sidekick who readily doles out dating advice, newly single daters need someone to guide them down the path to love as well.

5 Steps To Online Dating Success

Laura Seldon | Posted 06.17.2013 | Divorce
Laura Seldon

After waking up next to the same person for years, finding yourself alone in the mornings can be a tough wake-up call for those recently divorced. And if you're adding the pressure of dating again, it's no wonder you feel more than just a little panicked!

Will Princeton Replace Match.com and eHarmony?

Gina Barreca | Posted 06.05.2013 | College
Gina Barreca

It's not a dating jungle out there, Mrs. Susan Patton. It's a university.

Dating, in These Modern Times

Eleanore S. Wells | Posted 05.08.2013 | Women
Eleanore S. Wells

So here we are with seemingly a zillion options at our disposal for finding everlasting love, and yet the rate of singles is higher than it's ever been in this country. Are we seriously looking for The One, or does having this many options make it harder than ever?

7 New Yorkers Tell Their Best NYC Dating Tales

NARRATIVE.LY | Posted 02.11.2013 | New York

The End of JDate (Or, The Most Bitter Essay on Dating You’ll Ever Read) Hi JDater! You have 131 unread message(s)! What’s more fun than meetin...

Seeking Love (And Religion) Online

Posted 02.14.2012 | Religion

Jeff is ready to get married. As an Orthodox Jew, Jeff* is not leaving anything to chance: He prays every morning that he will find a wife, attends bi...

Do You Want Your Jewish Mother Playing Matchmaker?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Piet Levy Religion News Service (RNS) Denice Beckerman is heavily involved in her daughter Amanda's life. She's tried several times to set her up ...