Archive for the 'Dating advice' Category

Boundaries in dating: How healthy choices grow healthy relationships

Dating can be fun, but it’s not easy. Meeting people is just one concern. Once you’ve met someone, then what? What do you build? Nothing, a simple friendship, or more? How do you set smart limits on physical involvement? Financial involvement? Individual responsibilities? Respected counselors, popular radio hosts, and best-selling authors Henry Cloud and John […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How not to hate dating

If I’ve learned anything over the past two years of writing about dating, it’s this: The secret to a happy dating life is to not worry too much about dating. A totally frustrating and difficult-to-follow edict, yes, but also the only thing that I can say with complete certainty is true for all women. If […]

Ten best dating cities for single moms

Where do single moms get the most action in the United States? A new study has some surprising results. A list released by OurTime.com, a dating site for singles over 50, ranks the top cities for single moms to find dates. The company examined internal data of its 1 million members, and searched for U.S. […]

Top 25 free dating apps

With over 1,000 free dating apps on the market, it’s hard to know where to begin. Fortunately for you, we have taken the time to review a lot of the top dating apps and separate the men from the boys, so to speak. When narrowing our list to just 25, we wanted to make sure […]