Archive for the 'Dating advice' Category

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Prep your boyfriend ahead of time when meeting your family

The one positive aspect of having experience with not-so-great meetings between your family and previous boyfriends is that you know what to do next time. Although some outright disasters might not leave you with better advice than simply to choose more wisely when dating, others teach you why you should prepare for the meeting well […]

Dating after divorce: Twelve indispensable post-divorce dating rules

We’re not going to lie to you — dating after divorce can be rough. But it doesn’t have to be that way — there are just some things you need to know first! On Thursday, divorce coach Debbie Burgin gave us some pointers in a HuffPost blog featuring her 10 commandments of dating after divorce. […]

Your guide to dating in the digital age

Welcome to our first annual Dating in the Digital Age campaign! For the next two weeks, we’ll focus on the highs and lows of living and loving in the era of technology. Get ready for first-person essays, expert advice, celebrity scoops and plenty of digital do’s and don’ts. Singles looking for online matches aren’t the […]

Dating rules better than the ‘Three-Day Rule’: Here are some you should actually follow

Are people still following dating “rules”? This week, Dan Ozzi wrote a piece for Nerve magazine explaining how technology has rendered the “three-day rule” obsolete. (For anyone not in the know, that rule dictates that you should wait three days before contacting a date, lest they think you’re too eager to go out again.) We […]