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Hyperconnected, But Mindfully So

Francesca Hogi | Posted 07.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Francesca Hogi

Since making these small changes, my jaw is better, I sleep better and I am more relaxed and focused throughout the day. All because I made the choice to start my day in a deliberate, mindful way.

Why Most Conventional Wisdom About Love Is Bullsh*t

Mark Radcliffe | Posted 04.30.2014 | Women
Mark Radcliffe

The person who's truly right for you is probably cleverly disguised as the one you work with every day. Or the one who you've casually known in your circle of friends for five years. Who has seen you at your best and at your worst. And is still there, a big believer in your immense potential.

Women in Business: Q&A with Barbie Adler, Founder and President of Selective Search

Laura Dunn | Posted 04.06.2014 | Business
Laura Dunn

Barbie Adler is founder and president of the exclusive Chicago-based executive matchmaker Selective Search Founded in 2000 and headquartered in Chicag...

Frances and Llewyn Should Be Together

Jon Eig | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When I see two kids who are as obviously meant for each other as Frances Halladay and Llewyn Davis, I just have to speak up. Sure, there are obstacles to this relationship. But if any city could make it happen, New York is the place.

Her Friends Want to Set Me Up With Other Women

Eric W. | Posted 01.25.2014 | Healthy Living
Eric W.

And so I dread the possibility that one of her friends will ask me the dating question since I'll never be able to give them the answer they want to hear. At the same time, I do find some comfort in these conversations because I know that they're just trying to look after me in her absence.

More Than a Matchmaker

Susan Orlins | Posted 12.29.2013 | Style
Susan Orlins

Francesca Hogi is more than just a matchmaker. She will literally pound the pavement to find matches for her clients. As a former lawyer, "Survivor" contestant and lifelong romantic, Hogi has what it takes to help singles stop relying on chance meetings to find their destinies.

My Thoughts on Dating as a Recently Single Gay Matchmaker

Kim Rosenberg | Posted 12.21.2013 | Gay Voices
Kim Rosenberg

It's crucial not to judge your date before you have a conversation with them and get to know them. Remember you made the decision to meet this person, so leave judgments at home. After all, who knows what the outcome may be.

eBay, My First Love and Me

Jim Moret | Posted 12.08.2013 | Technology
Jim Moret

Consider it a leap of faith. More than forty years after I let her go, certain that I would never see her again, my first love and I were reunited, thanks to eBay.

Life After Divorce: Is Age Just a Number?

Janis Spindel | Posted 11.27.2013 | Divorce
Janis Spindel

When you're meeting a prospective new partner, look at his life experience, not his birth certificate. You can tell a lot more about a person by watching how they live their life, than you can from counting candles on a birthday cake.

7 Reasons You're Always The Bridesmaid, Never The Bride

Damona Hoffman | Posted 11.20.2013 | Weddings
Damona Hoffman

Sign up for, not one, but TWO online dating sites. It's the equivalent of being in two bars at once without the hangover.

Why You Should Consider Dating Younger Post-Split

Janis Spindel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Divorce
Janis Spindel

As you get older, the media is telling you what "women of a certain age" can or can't do. Bullsh*t. Dating a younger man will expose you to and in some cases, force you, to step outside your comfort zone. Treasure this.

What You Need To Know About Sex After A Split

Janis Spindel | Posted 10.07.2013 | Divorce
Janis Spindel

Divorce isn't the end, it's a chance for rebirth. So take this chance to break out of your normal habits and try something frisky and new!

Matchmaker, Matchmaker, Make Me a Match

Jack Meyer | Posted 08.14.2013 | New York
Jack Meyer

The Dating Ring, recently founded by Brooklyn resident Lauren Kay, offers a new spin on an old profession: matchmaking. The Dating Ring is Lauren's answer to the flawed and isolated monotony of dating websites.

One in a Billion: Facebook Dating Tips

Joanna Popper | Posted 07.30.2013 | Technology
Joanna Popper

Today Facebook's one billion-plus users make it a formidable yet more discreet dating site. If you're only looking for one in a billion, chances are he or she are on Facebook.

Private Eye aka Cupid's Assistant

Tara Fass | Posted 06.29.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

It's important to thoroughly vet new suitors especially if in your guts you suspect something askew with your new Romeo's intentions.

Matchmaking Undone: Something Borrowed, Blue, Old and New

Tara Fass | Posted 06.22.2013 | Divorce
Tara Fass

So while something old, such as matchmaking, preserves the continuity of tradition; something new is divorce, which offers hope for renewal and optimism for the future.

Big Love Meets Big Data

Colleen Glenney Boggs | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment
Colleen Glenney Boggs

Jane Austen, take heed: It is a truth universally acknowledged that a man with a fortune is in need of a reality show to find him a mate.

The Checklist

Nancy Slotnick | Posted 06.19.2013 | New York
Nancy Slotnick

You have to sit with a person to see how you feel. You have to have a first kiss and see if there are fireworks. The checklist pales in comparison. That's why it's good to date often. It's better to meet first and then look at the checklist afterwards.

Modern Day Matchmaker: 10 Reasons He's Not The Man For You

Posted 04.17.2013 | Black Voices

If your boyfriend is raising any of these red flags, it may be time for him to become your ex. By Paul Carrick Brunson A few weeks ago, I wr...

Race, Religion Not An Issue On Dating Scene, But Men Hate This: POLL

Reuters | Posted 06.09.2013 | Black Voices

April 9 (Reuters) - Race and religion no longer seem to be an issue when it comes to dating, but body odor and a mustache on a woman are likely to b...

Brides for 'Sale'

Rym Tina Ghazal | Posted 06.01.2013 | World
Rym Tina Ghazal

As the conflict in Syria rages on, with no respite in sight, desperation is hitting Syrians hard. And there are many around to take full advantage of it. But to actually receive a message offering Syrian brides showed me just how bad the situation has now become.

WATCH: 'Gwissues' Valentine's Day Episode -- Finding Love Online

Howard Bragman | Posted 04.16.2013 | Gay Voices
Howard Bragman

With Valentine's Day upon us, I and my guest panelists, Dr. Mike Dow, Chase Whiteside and Tammy Shaklee, discuss the differences between finding love online and offline. We also further assess "meeting one's mate" on gay-friendly social media sites and apps.

Patti Stanger: Taylor Swift Needs To Stop Writing Songs About Exes

Posted 02.12.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Millionaire Matchmaker Patti Stanger joined Huffpost Live's Abby Huntsman to talk about the dating advice she would give celebrities. "Don't write...

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...

Want To Find That Special Someone? Find Your Joy

Charlie Maffei | Posted 03.31.2013 | Gay Voices
Charlie Maffei

Many people ask me, "How do I find someone to love?" My answer is quite simple: Find what makes you happy, and do it! When you are doing something that brings you joy, you will find that you are surrounded by people who share your interests.