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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."

OMG! God Is Everywhere -- Even on the World Wide Web!

Stephanie D. Lewis | Posted 09.11.2014 | Comedy
Stephanie D. Lewis

God has been stalking me. On the Internet. Now mind you, I think it could possibly be a God Fraud, (He spells his name Godd) but I still find it enormously flattering and will NOT get a restraining order.

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?

When Facebook Friends Become Real Life Friends

Lori Day | Posted 08.05.2014 | Women
Lori Day

With friends who live very far away, online friendship is still real friendship. I wish this kind of friendship were not stigmatized by people who don't understand it or simply don't need it. But here's to the friends I've met online and come to love...

Cat People Way More Likely To Date Dog People Than Vice Versa. Plus Other Fun Facts About Pets And Dating

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 06.14.2014 | Good News

If you're single and ready to mingle, run to your local animal shelter. Now. A survey by Match.com and PetSmart Charities released last month shows...

You Look Like My Ex. I Love You.

Renee Fisher | Posted 08.13.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Scientists have long been fascinated by why people are attracted to other people. Every year, new theories emerge about what we look for in a poten...

Decoding Your Date's "PET-sonality"

Whitney Casey | Posted 08.06.2014 | Women
Whitney Casey

In honor of Pet Appreciation Week, I wanted to call out to all singles who are pet lovers out there and share some insight on how to decode your date's "pet-sonality." Here are some fun tips to learn more about your mate based on the pet they may own!

Match.com Gets Digital Facelift With Launch of New Mobile App

Julie Spira | Posted 06.24.2014 | Style
Julie Spira

There's good news for daters to make it easier to find love from their mobile phones. Today Match.com released their long-awaited and very user-friend...

5 Reasons Why I'm So Glad I Tried Online Dating

Alexa Cortese | Posted 06.14.2014 | Women
Alexa Cortese

I believe that when you take initiative to do something you want to do, good things will happen. They might not be the exact thing you set out to obtain (for example, you might meet someone online who turns out to be a really good friend), but they will add to your life regardless.

Martha Stewart: I Asked Her Nothing; She Tells Me Everything

Lauren Cahn | Posted 05.31.2014 | Comedy
Lauren Cahn

She's the Ultimate Homeownah from the Hamlet of Katonah. She puts the CAN in Cantitoe. She's got a greenhouse that's bigger than your entire house, wi...

Mindful Dating

Ira Israel | Posted 05.31.2014 | Healthy Living
Ira Israel

When we date we must be mindful of our own expectations and assumptions, our own projections, our own ways of communicating, our own psychological baggage, and our own attachment dynamics, so that we can learn how to grow intimately with another human being over a period of time.

The 1 Habit That's Killing Your Online Dating Game

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.20.2014 | Technology

Smoking isn't just wreaking havoc on your health. It might also be killing your dating game. According to newly released statistics from the the d...

Single Has Been Good for Me...

Craig Stewart | Posted 05.04.2014 | Gay Voices
Craig Stewart

Purchase Words Never Spoken, a memoir by Craig Stewart Now or Download the eBook...

5 Stages Of How To Lose a Guy (I Met Online) In 10 Days

Kara Kamenec | Posted 04.19.2014 | Women
Kara Kamenec

In a modern-day How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days moment, I went undercover on five popular dating sites as a reporter. I told myself I'd be just be like a modern-day Carrie equipped with an iPhone and dating apps in hand. Harmless, really...

6 Clever Ways to Save Money This Valentine's Day

Damona Hoffman | Posted 04.12.2014 | HuffPost Home
Damona Hoffman

If you're dating on this great Hallmark holiday, it is possible to find love while watching your wallet. Here are six clever ways to save money this Valentine's Day.

Who's Having The Most Orgasms In America?

The Huffington Post | Amanda Duberman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Women

Ever wonder why your fiery-maned co-worker always has that glow? It’s probably because she’s having more orgasms than you. And according to M...

The 8 Ways NOT To Respond To An Online Dating Profile

Renee Fisher | Posted 03.12.2014 | Fifty
Renee Fisher

Kim posted her online profile and within the first 15 minutes, received an unanticipated 500 responses. The highlights are:

Online Dating, Stylin' and Profiln' -- 2014 Is Your Best Time to Be Seen!

Whitney Casey | Posted 03.05.2014 | Weddings
Whitney Casey

Now that we're at the top of 2014, refreshing, renewing and revitalizing your life is on the top of everyone's mind. So what better place to start than by revamping your online dating profile?

Martha Stewart On Match.com (VIDEO)

Posted 12.02.2013 | MarloThomas

After recently creating a Match.com profile, Martha Stewart had some interesting insights to share about the world of online dating. What made Mart...

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.

Why This Model Is Suing Match.com For $1.5 Billion

The Huffington Post | Amanda Scherker | Posted 11.27.2013 | Technology

"Not a day goes by when someone doesn't tell me that they saw my pictures posted on Match.com or another [website]," says Miami model Yuliana Avalos....

A Pew Study vs. My Love Life

Laurie Davis | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Laurie Davis

When I began online dating in 2001, it was so taboo I couldn't even tell my BFF. One time my secret slipped out and she lectured me about how I could be raped in a back alley (...of the suburbs). Needless to say, being an early adopter at 19 posed a lot of problems.

9 Online Dating Lessons I Learned The Hard Way

Jennifer Flaa | Posted 10.29.2013 | Weddings
Jennifer Flaa

If a date didn't like my everyday appearance, it was better for us to move along, anyway. My husband and I occasionally dress up for date nights, but prefer to spend our time at home in sweatpants.

Online Dating Is Losing Its Stigma, But There's Still One Problem

AP | By BARBARA ORTUTAY | Posted 12.20.2013 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Online dating is shedding its stigma as a refuge for the desperate, but people who use sites such as Match.com and eHarmony are stil...

Online Dating: The New Normal?

Arielle Hixson | Posted 12.11.2013 | Women
Arielle Hixson

As technology is rapidly improving, people are able to get what they are looking for in a shorter period of time. Patience is becoming an undervalued concept.