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Julie Spira

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?

The Busiest Week for Online Dating is Happening Now

Julie Spira | Posted 03.04.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

When it comes to dating and finding love online, singles need to become reflective and take a good look at their dating patterns.

Mobile Love: 10 Dating Apps to Ramp Up Your Love Life

Julie Spira | Posted 01.27.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

As love continues to blend together with technology in everyday life, a variety of flavors of dating apps are helping to speed up the process for online daters.

The Social Media Wedding of Marsha Collier and Curt Buthman

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings
Julie Spira

It was no surprise to me when Collier told me she had a digital crush with a fine gentleman and social media enthusiast, named Curt Buthman, whom she became friends with on Twitter over four years ago.

...And the Bride Wore Google Glass

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Julie Spira

Tweethearts and social media influencers Marsha Collier and Curt Buthman tied the digital knot on November 8, 2013 at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly...

Michael Feinstein Performs at Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors Gala

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Julie Spira

With a goal of raising $20 million to establish the Heart and Stem Cell Center, a crowd of more than 500 guests gathered at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA for the 9th annual Board of Governors Gala.

NYU Tisch Gala in Beverly Hills Honors Oliver Stone and Liza Chasin

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

Accepting the award, Stone, responsible for films including Born of the 4th of July, JFK, Nixon, and Wall Street, said he loved the idea of watching movies all day and getting credit for it.

What Will Singles Be Wearing This Halloween?

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

For the guys, POF found that they were attracted to women wearing vixen costumes. Twenty-five percent of the girls polled said they'd be happy to flirt with a guy dressed in a Batman outfit. It appears women still want men to be their hero.

Pew Research: Mobile Helps Boost the Online Dating Numbers Game

Julie Spira | Posted 12.22.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

While most of us realize this from the everyday conversations we're having with singles on the dating scene, we really need to credit the introduction and rise of mobile dating apps for the increase in acceptance to digital dating.

New Survey: Singles Researching Dates Online on the Rise

Julie Spira | Posted 12.18.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

According to Spokeo's findings, 61 percent of those who suspected their loved one of cheating and found supporting documentation would confront them in person, where 30 percent would decide to call it quits on the spot.

How to Tell If Your Online Date Is a Liar

Julie Spira | Posted 01.23.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

The desire to fit into a search, or idealize who we want to be ends up in many online dating profiles and social networking sites. Are singles worldwide really that insecure? Do you want to date someone who has lied about their age, height, income, job, marital status and more?

Online Dating Vs. Offline Dating: Pros and Cons

Julie Spira | Posted 12.03.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

There are so many more options available to singles dating in the digital age, yet so many can't seem to connect. What's a single dater to do?

How to Say Goodbye to a Summer Love

Julie Spira | Posted 10.28.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

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?

When You Need a Little Help to Dress for Your Date

Julie Spira | Posted 10.14.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

Into our closets we go, but all too often we find ourselves with nothing to wear as we gaze at the row of little black dresses and notice the LBD that was short enough to wear a decade ago, but just won't make the cut today. What's a girl to do?

4 Things to Do Now to Improve Your Online Dating Profile

Julie Spira | Posted 10.07.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

As an online dating coach, one of the biggest complaints I hear from men is that after a while, every profile they view looks the same. There are too many choices and their searching process becomes so blurry.

Time to Ramp it Up for National Romance Awareness Month

Julie Spira | Posted 09.30.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

An overwhelming amount of singles are not satisfied with the amount of romance in their lives, with 80 percent of the men and 73 percent of women, claiming not to be happy in the romance department. How can you add more romance to your life and be happier?

Single Daters Suffer From Mobile Phone Anxiety Disorder

Julie Spira | Posted 09.22.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

Has the cell phone replaced the teddy bear to keep singles warm at night? Apparently so, as the need to sleep with or near your mobile phone is on the rise. No longer for emergency purposes, the cell phone now plays a key role in dating and relationships 24 hours a day.

Dating in a Texting World

Julie Spira | Posted 09.17.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

What is the proper etiquette for returning a date's text message? This is a question that I get asked quite frequently.

What Should Martha Stewart's Match Profile Look Like?

Julie Spira | Posted 06.29.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

It's official. The Today Show reports that Martha Stewart has changed her mind and decided to become one of the single millions looking for love online on The domestic mogul has gone digital and hopes to find a man who wants to date, mate or bed in cyberspace.

Google Image Search: Can It Replace Online Dating Sites?

Julie Spira | Posted 05.11.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

It started off as an inbound phone call to my cell phone. Even though the caller ID listed the call as "private," I answered the phone since I was waiting for a return call from someone I had just spoken with.

The Online Dating Game: Tips That Can Help You Stay Safe and Protect Your Identity

Women & Co | Posted 04.13.2013 | Women
Women & Co

When Rat Pack singers croon about "strangers in the night," it sounds so romantic. But in the online dating world, meeting strangers can be scary and poses a whole host of challenges.

5 Online Dating New Year's Resolutions Worth Keeping

Julie Spira | Posted 01.03.2013 | Style
Julie Spira

Little-by-little, finding love online ends up moving down on the totem pole on your list of daily activities. Here are five simple dating resolutions I think you'll be able to keep, while casting your wide net.

Social Media Etiquette: Do You Kiss and Tell?

Julie Spira | Posted 09.18.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

Posting your first kiss and details of your romantic life on social media sites is no longer considered exploitative. It's actually expected. But where do you draw the line between kiss-and-tell and kiss-and-post?

Finding Love at the Apple Store

Julie Spira | Posted 10.27.2012 | Style
Julie Spira

This week I celebrated a very important anniversary. Just three years ago I fell in serious "like" at the Apple store with a special guy whom I now fondly refer to as the "Apple Guy."

11 Things You Should Never Do On OkCupid

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.24.2012 | Technology

If you're an online dater, then you've probably seen some miserable OkCupid profiles: cellphone pictures taken in the mirror; messages begging you to ...