Archive for May, 2013

You’ve heard of online dating, but what about online divorcing?

If you want to find love, the Internet has thousands of tools at your disposal. From big dating sites like eHarmony to extremely specific niche dating sites to mobile dating apps, you have plenty of options if you’re looking for a partner. And even if you’re just looking for something casual, apps like Grindr and […]

Online dating after divorce was more ‘tawdry than I’d ever expected’

I separated from my husband just a year ago. The day before Mother’s Day, to be exact. We were just kids when we married sixteen years ago, so breaking up was a seismic event in my life. We’d been together almost my entire adult life. Obviously I couldn’t jump into dating right away. I decided […]

How dating after divorce differs from dating when you’re younger

Think back on dating when you were younger. Doesn’t it seem like your biggest concerns were what you would wear and whether or not the latest “Beverly Hills Cop” movie was worth your time? (Note to our younger selves: See the the first two, skip the third.) Anyway, the point is, dating is completely different […]

Online Dating: Find your facemate matches mates by facial features

Divorcées may be looking for love in all the wrong places. Online dating site Find Your FaceMate sets out to match prospective mates based on similar facial features, which, according to site founder Christina Bloom, is a good sign of compatibility. “I believe that people are attracted to people with similar facial features,” Bloom said […]

Over 60 dating: First dating site catering to over 60 senior citizens launched

A dating site catering to over 60 senior citizens has been launched by Successful Match Inc on May 13 to help the over 60 group find love and companionship again. According to Successful Match, the original service provider powering online dating sites, Over60dating.org is the first online dating site catering to the over 60 group. There […]

Dating site’s privacy promise yields angry class

A California court recently certified a class action proceeding against a unique online dating service. The ruling means that nearly 10,000 users might be able to assert claims arising from alleged misuse of their personal information. It also provides a good business lesson in the importance of being careful about what you promise. The service, […]

Dating app growing in popularity, causing concern

Dating used to be meeting some face to face at an ice cream shop or the movie theater. Today, dating looks very different with many people meeting online. David Herd is in his late 20’s and single. He’s turned to the web for help with his dating life. “It’s a good way for branching out […]

New dating site focuses on connecting younger women with older men

Recently launched online age gap dating site, YoungerWomen4OlderMen.com, has become popular between young women and older men. It helps younger women seeking to date older men and helps older men looking for younger women. YoungerWomen4OlderMen.com is a brand new dating service focusing on age difference dating, providing a great service to mature singles looking for […]

Your cellphone may be ruining your dating life

Going on a blind date? Here’s a tip: Don’t bring your phone. The mere presence of a mobile phone can make the meeting between two strangers more stilted, according to new research published in the May issue of the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships. Cellphones don’t disrupt casual conversation much, the study found, but […]

Seniors find age can be an advantage in online dating

Dating online at any age can be daunting. But for older singles who weren’t raised in front of a computer or are accustomed to a more traditional courtship, looking for love on the Internet may seem downright scary. Those afraid of taking the plunge might look to Martha Stewart for inspiration. The 71-year-old media magnate […]