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15 Ways to Tell if Someone is the Right Match for You

Every person looking for a great relationship knows the importance of compatibility. You want to find someone whose beliefs, interests, and goals align with your own. The level of similarity will largely determine the fulfillment and stability you enjoy (or not) over the years to come. Which brings us to a critical question: How exactly do […]

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How to Pace Yourself While Dating

“Let’s take it slow” is easier said than done when you meet someone you’re immediately infatuated with, but taking the time to really get to know someone is crucial for building the foundation of a [hopefully] long-term relationship. Here are tips for how to pace yourself while dating: 1. Speak up. If you want to go […]

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15 Ways to Date Successfully as a Single Parent

Everyone knows that dating is complicated under the best of circumstances. Add children into the picture, and things can get doubly complex. But complications need not keep a single parent from dating successfully. Careful planning and wise decision-making can lead to an enjoyable dating life—and who knows, maybe even the fabulous partner you’ve been looking […]

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15 Reasons to Date a Single Dad

Just because he has kids doesn’t mean he can’t be “the one.” Here are 15 reasons to date a single dad: 1. The obvious: He likes kids. He’s good with them. There’s no guessing if he’ll be a good father; you KNOW that he is. 2. It’s easy to bless him: just lend a helping hand. (French-braiding […]

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15 Ways to Date Successfully as a Single Parent

Everyone knows that dating is complicated under the best of circumstances. Add children into the picture, and things can get doubly complicated. But complications need not keep a single parent from dating … and dating successfully. Careful planning and wise decision-making can lead to an enjoyable dating life—and who knows, maybe even the partner you’ve been […]

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How to Avoid Being ‘Catfished’

In the wake of the Manti Te’o scandal, it’s easy to fear being duped by an online relationship. To avoid being “Catfished” — the term comes from both the 2010 doc, “Catfish,” which examined a deceitful online relationship, and the MTV show that followed — be sure to follow smart online-dating guidelines: How to avoid […]

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15 Reasons to Date an Optometrist

They are the wonderful professionals who protect our eyes, ensure our optimal vision, and help prevent disease. Many of the qualities that make these men and women so valuable in their careers translate into personal relationships. If you have the opportunity to date an optometrist, here are plenty of reasons you should have the foresight to […]

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9 Things to Never Do in the First Month of Dating

The first month of dating is an exciting one. And in that excitement, it’s easy to jump ahead and make some big dating mistakes. Here are nine things to avoid doing in the first month of dating: 1. Make plans for the distant future. Here’s a rule you can steal from “How I Met Your […]

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10 First Date Questions You Probably Haven’t Thought Of

You’re on a first date. Whether you’ve already run through the list of standard first-date questions — What do you do for a living? What do you do for fun? Where do you hope to see yourself in five years? — or are just looking to shake things up, conversation-wise, here are a few questions to […]

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Ladies, Want More Online Dates? Try a Red Background

The color red is commonly acknowledged as being linked with passion and sexuality. Eve’s red apple is a symbol of seduction. Valentine cards, symbolizing romantic love, are often red. In films, from Marilyn Monroe in ‘Niagara’ to ‘The Woman in Red’, to Jessica Rabbit, iconic in her slinky red dress, beautiful women (and rabbits) wear red. […]

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