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Fast Forward: 8 Future Relationship Trends That'll Surprise You

A new study by EliteSingles has found that what was once considered "normal" for relationships is no longer the case. We, as a society, are evolving and the relationship trends that are the result of this evolution are really awesome. Austrian futurologist, Prof. Reinold Popp, worked with EliteSingles to see just where we're headed with our relationships, and what we can expect to see more of in the future.

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"Should we continue this conversation online?"
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What Do You Get When You Combine Online Dating & The Bar Scene?

I've always wished there was a way to combine the two very different worlds that I've come to know and love: the Manhattan bar scene and online dating. While one is filled with hot shoes, delicious drinks and great music, the other is ripe with single, attractive and commitment-ready guys actively looking for a girl like me to date.

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2011: Tech-enhanced flirting! A royal wedding! Elderly roommates!
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12 Major Ways Love & Relationships Changed In 2011

As 2011 winds down, we're taking a look back at the relationship-related news, trends and research that emerged over the course of the year. (Tech-enhanced flirting! A royal wedding! Elderly roommates!) Should old acquaintance be forgot, at least you'll remember these fun facts!

Are Asians The Most Favored Race In Online Dating?
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Are Asians The Most Favored Race In Online Dating?

And if populations ratios were to level out, then the average monthly messages received by white people would go down while it would go up for latinos, asians, and blacks, with asians receiving the majority of messages. In the chance that asians became the predominant race, 74% of white senders would send to asians, with 98% of asians, 71% of latinos and 66% of blacks doing the same. So, at least in online dating, is race relations just a numbersgame?

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Love Trends In 2011: Our Top 10 Predictions

Let's face it: The world is still a scary, unstable and uncertain place. The lesson learned: What's here today may very well be gone tomorrow... whether it be our 401ks, our jobs or our relationships. So what will 2011 bring? YourTango went to the experts for their predictions, and has come back to you with the following list. May it serve you well.

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7 Signs He's Dating You For Your Money

As documented in our piece, "The Rise Of The Sugar Mama," the age of the female gold digger is over. These days it's men who are dating women for their money. So how do you know if a man is after you or your wallet? The YourTango Experts sound in.

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How To Enjoy Being Single

They didn't set out to be single, and they're still open to meeting a soul mate. Meet the new generation of women who are on their own and loving their happily never after.

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Twitter Love Lessons

The author selects one tweet per week about love, sex, or wherever the two meet, to learn about relationship dos and don'ts and perhaps gain insight.

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Dating Over 50 Vs. Being Killed By A Terrorist

Way back in the mid-1980s, Newsweek published a story that had single women quaking in their power suits. Drawing on the work of three Ivy League researchers, the story suggested that women over forty had a greater chance of being killed by a terrorist than of finding a husband. Later, of course, the story and its claims were found to be completely flawed and Newsweek, after the twentieth anniversary of the piece, even retracted it. Nonetheless, the image of the middle-aged, unloved divorcee persists—and it's partly accurate (men have a greater chance of remarriage after age 50 than women of the same age), but it's also not quite as bleak as the 1980s hysteria and some ensuing coverage makes it out to be.

Doggie Playdates: A Matchmaking Trend
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Doggie Playdates: A Matchmaking Trend

Guys have been using dogs to meet women for ages. It works even better than babies. Now though, the canine hook appears to be working in both directions. Events in Los Angeles and New York seek to put dog lovers together.