The new rules for dating: Stop looking for love

This story might be one to add to the realm of urban legend: a friend of a friend was a little down on her luck with love and money. In an effort to troubleshoot the easiest issue first, my friend suggested, “Maybe you can get a job as a nanny,” to which Debbie Downer responded, “I don’t want to be a nanny; I want to have a nanny!” Subsequently, she purchased a relationship book called

Dating after divorce: How a lie helped one man find his second wife

Getting back into the dating world after a divorce can be tricky, and figuring out how to approach someone you’re interested in can be even trickier. Michael Solomon, the author of “Now It’s Funny: How I Survived Cancer, Divorce and Other Looming Disasters,” stopped by HuffPost Live on Wednesday to share how he introduced himself to his second wife — and it wasn’t exactly honest.

Top 100 senior dating, relationship and lifestyle blogs

Today’s seniors aren’t letting age get in the way of pursuing new dreams and taking on fresh challenges. The internet is full of blogs, articles, books, and videos on how senior’s can take advantage of dating, living well, and traveling. We’ve summed up the top 100 senior dating, relationship, and lifestyle blogs. Use them to uncover the next phase of your life.

Dating after divorce: When does a first date lead to a second?

Nothing is more nerve-wracking about dating after divorce than the dreaded first date. What will you wear? Will you and your date hit it off? How in the world do you pronounce some of these menu items? (We’re looking at you, quinoa.) But do we put too much pressure on first dates? On Thursday, AARP dating expert Ken Solin told HuffPost Live host Caitlyn Becker that people should lower their expectations and u

To pay, or not to pay, is the dating question

Shakespeare wrote that “The course of true love never did run smooth,” although he never thought to add “but that doth not allowest ye to swipe thy date’s cellphone.” Once a month I tackle the vexing questions of financial etiquette in a feature I now like to call “Cents and Sensibility” (mostly because the old name, “Money Manners,” was taken). This month’s installment is ripped from the London

Chinese dating site announces public launch

China Love Date, an online dating site, is debuting to the public to help Western men meet ladies from China. Interested persons can sign up on the website to create an account, and then have access to potentially connect with and meet thousands of Chinese women. Each profile on China Love Date has gone through a lengthy screening process, and the China Love Date team has an in-depth knowledge and understanding of

New dating app tosses together salad lovers

Just Salad, a New York City–based fast-casual restaurant, has launched a new dating app called Salad Match that pairs singles based on salad preference. Signing up is pretty simple: choose your favorite kind of salad, which Just Salad location is your favorite and what time of day you usually drop into the restaurant. Your profile will then display that info and your Facebook profile picture. And that’s it. Sal

Six dating tips for the single entrepreneur

You know building a successful business takes a lot of time and energy and so does building a successful relationship. Can entrepreneurs have both? Yes, say two relationship experts we spoke to, it just takes a little planning and persistence. “Entrepreneurs wear many hats,” says Barbie Adler, president of Selective Search, a Chicago-based matchmaking service with clients nationwide and abroad. “I

Nine dating deal-breakers

You’ve finally met someone who seems to be the partner of your dreams. You are very attracted to each other, you like many of the same things and you can spend hours talking. Everything is going great, until you run up against one or more of these deal-breakers. While many relationship issues can be healed within the relationship, there are some that are definite red flags. Below are the major dating deal-bre

What the internet’s strangest dating sensation teaches us about old-fashioned romance

If you’re a twenty-something with access to the Internet, chances are that you or someone you know has been reading “40 Days of Dating” this summer. The beautifully constructed website—which went live in mid-July—chronicles the experiment of two long-time friends fed up with the New York City dating scene who begin a relationship told through a series of daily blog posts. At first glance, the site looks l