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Dating Disaster: My Perfect Companion ... Who Writes Pornos

At first sight, Jim had already met my image of the perfect boyfriend: cute, boy next door with trusting eyes. I check out his profile -- it's kind of vague, but funny. I have now decided this could be the perfect guy! He then asks me about my work and I in return ask what he does ...

dollar and heart
What role does money play in your love life?

He Said, She Said: When To Talk Money In A Relationship

We think we live in an era where "gold digging" is taboo and relationships are based on so much more than just money. But is that true? How do our incomes factor into the modern day dating scene? And, when is the right time to talk about money in a relationship? Here's one what guy and one gal had to say about it.

bad date
America has GOT to know about this horrible, horrible date.

Dating Disasters: '20/20' Wants To Hear About Your Bad Dates!

The next time one of your dates heads south, instead of just thinking what you'd write in YourTango's Dating Disasters, think of taking out your iPhone or digital camera and making a video. Make sure it's obvious why you've had a "Bad Date." You can narrate it, you can ask questions, you can record yourself and, with his or her consent, you can "shoot" your date.

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This date is OVER. I can't wait to Tweet about it.

Dating Disasters: The Date Was Over When ...

Anyone who has ever been on a first date has come to the conclusion that most folks just shouldn't date. If that's never dawned on you, then YOU probably shouldn't be dating. Last week a phenomenal Twitter trend really helped crystalize why someone of you poor, poor people will likely end up alone. Enjoy.

My Week With MeetMoi
MeetMoi connects you with interested singles in your neighborhood.

My Week With MeetMoi: Putting Location-Based Dating To The Test

When it comes to dating, I've tried it all. That is, I've attempted every possible way to meet Mr. Right. From online dating to fix-ups and everything in-between …you name it, I've done it. So, when a friend told me about MeetMoi – the leading mobile, social discovery service in the United States – for the first time, I was cautiously optimistic. 'Sure, I'll try another online dating app,' I thought. 'What do I have to lose?'

woman solo at an art museum
When's the last time you did something "artsy" by yourself?

10 Dating Tips I Wish I'd Followed While I Was Single

I realize that my past experiences have made me who I am today, but I still wish I could go back in time and have a sisterly chat with poor, clueless, "younger me." I could've written three novels, started a business and hiked the Appalachian Trail with all the wasted time and energy. It's too late for me, but maybe you can learn from what I wish I knew then.

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If a first date was lying around eating Chinese, I'd hate to see when we got casual.

Dating Disaster: The Homebody Who Loved Chinese Food & Pot

I will spare you the details of how and where Jim and I met because our first date was ridiculous. All you need to know about Jim comes out in the one sentence he uttered to me on our first and final date. He wasted much more of my time than I am willing to waste of yours. I value you too much.

bad date
Then maybe you should be on a date with my ex-wife!

Dating Disaster: I Preferred His Ex-Wife

Soon after separating from my ex-husband, a close friend of mine offered me a special birthday present: a day at one of the most exclusive local beauty salons. While there I met the sexiest guy on Earth. And then we went of on our first date. He began talking about his ex and I couldn't help but to take her side... about everything.

happy family
Want to know if your guy wants kids? Step one: show him pictures of kids.

How To Get A Man To Talk About The Future

Want to move the conversation to the topics of marriage and children? Show him photos of your niece and nephew or tell a story about a wedding you recently attended.

humiliated alien
This guy is glad the alien overlords are here for him.

Dating Disaster: He Was Just Waiting For The Aliens To Take Him

Before we get into this story, I want to make clear that I think Henry is one of the most solid names a parent can give their son. It is perhaps my favorite name for a man, and I hope to meet more people named Henry. Just not more people like this Henry.

don't date this pimp
You'd think a pimp wouldn't use online dating.

Dating Disaster: Are You A "Businessman" Or A Pimp?

I have to be honest from the beginning and tell you that online dating has worked wonderfully for me. Eventually, I met my husband on one of these websites, but my way to heaven was paved with little demons. Actually, anyone who has ever tried online dating knows what a jungle you find out there.