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9 Ways to Write Better Messages and Land a First Date

When it comes to online dating, the shorter the better. A recent study determined that the most effective online dating messages were fewer than 100 characters. This makes sense since we’re so used to communicating via text with everyone else in our lives. And really, who has time to read or compose long paragraphs to […]

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4 Common Mistakes Women Make with Online Dating Profile Pictures

So you’re ready to get out there. You’ve joined eHarmony, set up your profile, and now you’re looking for pictures. You realize all of your recent pictures are selfies, with friends or even worse – with your ex. You try to cut people off in the pics or blur their faces, hoping it’ll do. But […]

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7 Reasons to Date Online

Last time I checked, half of marriages in the US still end in divorce. My own painful experiences strongly support statistical percentages. So where does one go to find lasting romance? And after experiencing the misery of divorce and the sheer terror of dating as a middle-aged man, what steps can one take to find […]

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How to Make Your Online Dating Profile More Attractive

One of the hardest things we have to deal with when deciding to date online is writing our profile. Most of us have a hard time describing ourselves in person, let alone in the written form. Am I bragging too much? Am I not bragging enough? Am I interesting enough? How much am I supposed […]

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‘When Should I Meet My Online Love Interest?’

It’s one of the main questions I get from those who online date; how fast should I meet the person face-to-face? Imagine this; you’re matched with an attractive prospect. You start messaging one another. You find you have some things in common, frequent the same restaurants in town, and love the same sports teams. You […]

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When Dating Gets You Down: How to Keep the Hope Alive

“I just don’t do well with women. They are like a puzzle I’ll never be able to solve.” “I shouldn’t get too attached to him because he will leave me anyways. That’s what they always do.” “She’s nice and we had a great time, but I feel jaded from being burned by other women. There’s […]

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10 Things to Never Write in an Online Dating Profile

Maybe you’ve decided to finally give online dating a try, or maybe you’re just wondering why your matches aren’t responding to your profile. There are a few profile-writing strategies to optimize the likelihood of interest from potential matches. Here are ten things to never write in an online profile: 1. Never dismiss online dating. Insulting the method […]

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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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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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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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