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Single? How To Meet A Man At Starbucks [EXPERT]
In this day and age, coffee time equals flirting time.
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Single? How To Meet A Man At Starbucks

You'd love to be in love. You're finally ready, the timing is great, and have no immediate prospects. It can be tough to make this realization, but here's a powerful practice to integrate into your daily routine. It's an assignment I often give to my personal matchmaking clients, and it works ... like magic. Get out of your house. Start frequenting your local coffee houses, and learn to be comfortable sitting solo, making yourself available for eye contact, smiles and lighthearted, casual conversation.

Twitter love: "Ooh, baby, your Klout score really turns me on!"
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Online Dating Site Matches Singles Based On ... Twitter Habits?

When trying to pick out a mate, what qualities do you think creates the strongest attraction and greatest possibility of success? Is it your looks, your sense of humor, or your astrological sign? Those factors are so 20th century according to a new dating website that matches people up based on their social networking prowess on sites like Facebook and Twitter.

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?'

Have you ever tried playing Cupid?
Traditional Love

The Rules Of Playing Matchmaker For Your Friends

Matchmaking is an old practice. On the frontier, because farms were far apart and it was hard to meet other eligible singles, families used dances to set up their children. In medieval times, Catholic clergymen and Jewish rabbis played Cupid within their communities. For centuries, European royalty consistently matched up their heirs-to-the-throne with heirs from other countries for diplomatic alliances. So this matchmaking business? It's not a new thing.

Top 10 Traits All Singles Are Searching For [EXPERT]
What characteristics are you looking for?
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Top 10 Traits All Singles Are Searching For

As a matchmaking expert, I have helped thousands of singles find, meet and connect with other singles wanting long-term relationships through one-on-one personal compatibility matching. I ask every person the same question: "What are you looking for in your ideal partner?" ... and out comes the list of personality and character traits.

Single Moms -- Matchmakers Are Looking For You
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Single Moms -- Matchmakers Are Looking For You

Lori is a mom, first and foremost. She never misses her 7 year old's AYSO soccer game or her 10 year old daughter's hip hop performances, she's sculpted her graphic design business around her kids' schedules, she's developed a babysitting co-op in her neighborhood so she can get to the gym, play tennis, and be with her gal pals.

Are You A Good First Date? [EXPERT]
Where do you rank when it comes to making a good first date impression?
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Are You A Good First Date?

Let's analyze your most recent first dates. Go ahead, take a plunge into your calendar these past twelve months and make a list, rating each on a 1-5 scale, with one being milquetoast and five being magical. We're doing some research here to determine the answer to the question: how good of a date are you?

10 Fun Facts About Online Dating [EXPERT]
Everything you need to know about finding love online.
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10 Fun Facts About Online Dating

The internet can be an effective place to find love. According to a recent Pew Research study, approximately 37% of single people have used some form of internet dating site, and approximately 17% of online daters have found long-term love online. So, what has the mental health community gleaned from this internet love boom? Here's what you need to know.

5 Behaviors that Could Sabotage your Budding Relationship
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5 Behaviors that Could Sabotage your Budding Relationship

As a Dating Coach, Matchmaker, and former therapist my job is to help clients uncover patterns of behavior that sabotage their goal of finding love. My specialty is preparing Singles over 40 to return to the dating world, date more mindfully, and gain the highest level of results in their dating lives. Having worked as a Dating Coach and Matchmaker since 2005, I have seen recurring themes in my clients that have sabotaged budding relationships. Here are the five biggest pitfalls I have noticed.

beautiful women at auction
Love Buzz

New Dating Site Lets Men Buy Dates With Attractive Women

A new website allows members to bid on attractive users for a first date. If you're attractive, single, and broke, create a profile on Name your price, wait for the offers to come in, and negotiate with the bidder until you've reached a deal. The bidder will fork up the cash on your first date (if he's a guy, presumably after he's already paid for dinner). It's every girl's dream come true!

Patti Stanger DVD cover
Celebrity Love

YourTango Talks With Patti Stanger About Finding New Love

Matchmaker and Bravo TV diva Patti Stanger has gone bicoastal to couple successful men and women with the loves of their lives. But because she's considered the ultimate yenta, many an eyebrow was raised when she called off her own engagement last summer. Now, Stanger has married her breakup experience and priceless relationship advice together in her new DVD, Married In a Year: Your 12-Month Action Plan for Finding Love. She took some time to chat with us and revealed the quirky lessons she learned from Jewish grandmother, why limiting your "non-negotiables" is a must, and what she discovered from therapy this past year.