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Rent a Gent ships everywhere. Yes, we said SHIPS.
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Really Want A Valentine's Day Date? Rent One!

There's a new site that offers a man on-demand for any job: dates, handymen, butlers, bodyguards, dog trainers, personal trainers, poets and strippers. This is one-stop shopping. We asked a few ladies what they would rent a guy for, reminding them that this is NOT an escort service and sexy time isn't part of the package.

Online dating site PlentyofFish
Founder Markus Frind announced that the site is 'all about relationships' now.
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Can 'Plenty Of Fish' Ever Lose Its Reputation As A Hookup Site?

Among other dating sites, PlentyOfFish has developed a reputation as a haven for hookups. But last week, founder Markus Frind announced to members that the site will be undergoing some major changes in an effort to make POF a more 'relationship-focused' site. However, as an online dating coach, I wonder whether the site was ever one that attracted relationship-seekers to begin with?

Lighthearted Vs. Intense. Oh, Those Dating Site Questions!
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Lighthearted Vs. Intense. Oh, Those Dating Site Questions!

Would you describe yourself as lighthearted or intense? When I first saw these kinds of questions on dating sites like OKCupid I got myself all worked up because either way, this is the kind of question that has me stumbling at first for two reasons. The first reason is because I know that I am intense and I have a crazy immediate assumption that people are turned off by too much intensity. Is it because I am a Scorpio?

4 Myths About Online Dating
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4 Myths About Online Dating

Recently a reporter interviewed me for a piece they were doing on online dating. At first I was a bit stumped. As a couples therapist I tend to deal with people who already have a partner, and many of my individual therapy clients report a great variety of positive and negative dating experiences, whether they started online or off. So rather than purely going by anecdotal evidence, I reviewed a few formal studies, and especially the findings of a 2011 German study are worth sharing.

The Perks Of Being A Successful Online Dater
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The Perks Of Being A Successful Online Dater

Twenty years ago, the concept of online dating was a brand new idea. During the early years of its inception, the majority of Internet users would hesitate to plunge into the online dating pool due to fear, uncertainty, and social stigma. But, internet dating has come a long way two decades after. Today, due to the large use of social networks like Facebook and online dating sites, the stigma associated with online dating has nearly died down.

Which Online Dating Site Is Right For You? [PHOTOS]
Match.com was founded by Gary Kremen in 1993.
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Which Online Dating Site Is Right For You?

Whether you're considering online dating for the first time or you've done it before without much success, you've come to the right place. When it comes to online dating, selecting the right site can make all the difference in the world. But with so many sites to choose from, who has time to sort through them all? Fortunately, our experts have done the heavy lifting for you.

5 Ways To 'Spring Clean' Your Online Dating Profile [EXPERT]
It's time to "dust away" the outdated info on your online dating profile!
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5 Ways To 'Spring Clean' Your Online Dating Profile

Spring is in full bloom and you are opening the windows, adding cut flowers and bringing life back into your home. As the cold weather slips away, you almost feel a new shade of pink return to your cheeks as well as to the fresh linen hanging outside to dry. Wait a second! Did I say a new shade of pink? That reminds me, I'd love a sassy new lip gloss. But back to the matter at hand, the stale online dating profile.

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Home-Schooled? Run Marathons? Sorry, You're Undateable

Ladies, I'd like to—need to, rather—introduce you to 100RedFlags.com, a new blog that's slowly spewing out ludicrous and crass reasons for why men shouldn't date us. As if you didn't feel enough pressure coming at you from all angles to look, act and feel like the "ideal" woman that guys are looking for today, there's now someone telling the world that what you do with your food before you eat it will have an irreversibly negative impact on your dating life.

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Love Buzz

Match.com Survey Says Only 6% Of Single People Are Unhappy

Leave it to the experts at Match.com to climb into the brains of singles all over the country and come up with some very interesting facts when it comes to the lovely state of being single. They surveyed 5,000 single Americans to see just how they felt about their non-relationship status, and found that only 6 percent called themselves "unhappy." Refreshing, isn't it?

Breaking the Illusion of the Perfect Dating Site
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Breaking the Illusion of the Perfect Dating Site

So you’ve finally gone and done it by filling out the contact form at your chosen dating site of choice and you’re ready to meander your way to their pool of interesting and super sexy candidates.  It’s only then that you notice an abundance of supposedly real singles that live miraculously in your area and they are all astoundingly gorgeous.  In fact, one of them is actually messaging you right now.  Yeah um NO!  Okay, back to reality and actually finding a meaningful and successful match online.  It&rsqu