I actually thought that pleasant statements really meant something about the person when I went on dating sites. But after a lot of email and phone conversations, and writing Create New Love, I learned my lesson. They had a Pollyanna view of life, or they had their profile written by a professional, or they combined all the positive traits in profiles they read! So I learned to read between the lines. I’m going to show you some lines to “read between” so you can exclude those people now instead of discovering down the road that this really isn’t working. My free podcast covers even more of this.
How do you respond when the person seems just so so nice? Be curious about your feelings.
One man wrote:
Should I Leave Meeting The Special Someone to Serendipity?
I'm an attractive and successful single woman who enjoys a fulfilling life but am just missing that special guy to share my life.
Over the years, I've pretty much gone about my life with the belief that when I least expect it, I'll meet my special guy. This hasn't quite worked yet - any suggestions?
Since I’m a professional matchmaker, you’ll likely not be surprised to hear that I’m an advocate of being proactive in your love life.
The Internet has changed the world of dating forever. Here 3 pros and cons of finding love online.
In 1995, the government agency that placed restrictions on the Internet’s ability to carry commercial traffic was decommissioned. This meant if you could afford a computer and monthly service, you could have the Internet in your home.
Since the mid-1990s, the Internet has had a tremendous impact on culture and commerce including email, instant messaging, video calls and online dating.
Yes, since gaining popularity since the early 2000s, online dating has revolutionized the way many women look at dating.
"In this economy",almost everyone is saving money.Is it a faux pas to use a coupon on a date?
Dating can be expensive. First, you invest time to find someone to ask out. Then, once you have a date, you may spend money on your appearance - a new hair cut, eyebrow wax, manicure, pedicure or a new outfit. If you are a single parent, factor in the cost of a babysitter and snack food for the kids. It's very possible you may have spent a couple hundred dollars before you've even gone on your date.
Social media is a great way to connect. Just beware of the dangers!
If you had no doubts before, surely after the Manti Te'o fiasco you are taking a hard look at your online relationships. Let me say that I'm no online prude. I have clients I work with who I've never met offline. I've had virtual assistants I've never even spoken with on the phone. I've done online dating and talked to high school boyfriends online.
Don't stalk your ex online, and other rules to live by.
A recent study concluded that the more time you spend on your ex's Facebook page, the more psychological distress you experience, the greater your desire for your ex and the more difficulty you have moving on.
Online dating is a great tool. Figure out how to utilize it the right way here.
by Luba Tolkachyov, for GalTime.com
how to make your online dating profile stand out
Finding that special someone can be frustrating, and many people use online dating and matchmaking sites to open up doors to new possibilities. There are literally millions of people out there looking for their soulmates, and an online profile might help them find you!
Here are some tips on how you can maximize your profile – and find someone great.
Having an online identity isn't as taboo as it may seem. Read to find something that works for you!
by Vered Avrahami, for GalTime.comPreviously, I've discussed the simple ways you can use the Web to reach an audience and get a business idea off the ground. Now that you're in business, we're going to discuss how the Web can ease up some of the pressures that running a business has added to your daily life.
For those who may not be too tech-savy read out some cool ways to make life easier.
By Nerd Chick, Andrea Eldridge, for GalTime.com
As I drag myself away from whiling away another hour clicking through Pinterest and dreaming of crafts and projects I am surely never going to actually do, I have to chuckle a bit at the strange dichotomy that is technology. It can be a huge black hole for those of us easily distracted by all things shiny, and yet it offers an amazing array of tools to stay organized, connected and efficient.
Learn how to spot the signs of this condition and identify whether or not you're addicted.
There are different types of addictions, some more serious than others. Hard core addictions to things like drugs and alcohol are clearly the most severe and warrant cause for concern.
On the flip side, there are people that consider themselves addicts to things like coffee, eating and shopping. While not as serious, these do qualify as addictions all the same to a certain extent. There is even such a thing as being addicted to the Internet. That should be no surprise, as the numbers of online users continues to grow each year.