Tag Archive: Online Dating

Sep
23

Match Aims To Help More Single Parents Find Love This Fall

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Yesterday marked the first day of Fall. Where the H-E-double-hockey-sticks did Summer go?! For reals. All joking aside, I find any change of season is a great time to reassess your life and make little or big changes to follow your dreams. If you’re a single parent that’s ready for love, why not take this …

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May
17

What Stirs You? Design Your Own Match.com Summer Singles Event and Win!

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Stir is Match.com’s answer to taking online dating offline, offering a wide range of group activities to Match.com members around the country ranging from large-scale happy hours at popular venues, to more intimate events like tequila tastings and DJ lessons. Match.com’s Stir, offline singles events for Match.com members, is celebrating it’s one-year anniversary! In just …

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Apr
22

Dating Mr. Douchetastic

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I checked myself in the rear-view mirror one last time before deciding to apply more lipgloss. Normally I didn’t worry so much about bringing my A-game, but I’d been looking forward to this date for days. I’d met him on OKCupid a week earlier. Intrigued by his somewhat mysterious profile and abundance of what appeared …

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Apr
11

Lessons In Online Dating: ‘Spin Your Web’ & Don’t Be A Lazy Ass

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I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m the world’s worst dater. Especially when it comes to online dating. Still, I refuse to give up. And it’s not because I’m a glutton for punishment; it’s because I know everything else I’m actually good at in life took practice, patience and hard work. Though …

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Mar
08

Dating: They Can’t All Be Winners

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For most of my life I’ve clung to the romantic belief of each of us having a soulmate – otherwise known as the one. I say clung because at times that belief was literally my life raft, keeping me from drowning during bouts of depression anytime I had my heartbroken. “Just keep swimming, ” I’d …

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Mar
01

Making The First Move

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I’ve joked a lot about my online dating woes here, but I know deep down that online dating can work. After all, one of my blogger idols Ms. Single Mama met her amazing husband on OKCupid after several failed attempts at dating the old fashioned way. And one of my closest friends in real life …

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Feb
14

Singles In America. Or Why It’s Okay To Be Single This Valentine’s Day

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Last Saturday, Match.com, the world’s largest online dating site, hosted an offline-meets-online event to announce news from their third annual Singles in America study. This years study took an in-depth look at the sex lives of singles, the impact of technology on dating and the behavioral differences between married vs. single adults. Some of the …

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Oct
19

FML: I’m The World’s Worst Dater

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I have a confession: I might be the world’s worst dater. I’m great at being in a serious relationship and I’m great at being single, but put me anywhere in the middle of those two things and I have no clue what I’m doing. Truthfully, casual dating makes me uncomfortable because the word casual makes me …

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Oct
12

How(Not) To Message A Woman On OKCupid If You Want To Get Laid

It’s a brand, spankin’ new episode of “Five Minutes With Mely” in which I share my online dating pain and discuss how(not) to message a woman on OKCupid if you want to get laid. Enjoy!

Oct
08

And That’s Why They’re Single: Volume Four

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Online dating isn’t easy. Hell dating isn’t easy, PERIOD. And it seems the older I get, the harder it is for me to find a quality guy to spend time with. Which is pretty fucking depressing since I’m only thirty-three. That’s why I choose to make light of it here. Over the last few months I’ve …

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