Three Online Dating Trends of 2014
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Three Online Dating Trends of 2014

Increasing in popularity, free online dating is not new. This way of meeting people has been around for several years now. As long as there has been an Internet there have been people using it to try to hook-up with other people. What is new is the way it seems to change daily. Here are three of the latest trends that you can expect to see during 2014.

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We're watching you. Really.
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You've Been Googled: What Women Really Think … Of Stalking You

Stalking, um, I mean, investigating people has become so much easier. But is it OK? Has it become a very necessary evil because we’re all that equal parts paranoid and crazy? We asked a few ladies their thoughts on stalking. Should we be taking advantage of the technology given to us? Or should we pretend it's still 1955?

Online Dating: Food-Obsessed Serial Dater Caught By Reddit
"Reality check? Toronto gold diggers exist. Be afraid, be very afraid."
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Serial Dater Who Wants Men To Finance Meals Gets Caught By Reddit

It's no secret plenty of online daters aren't looking for love. Some are just looking to hook up. Some are looking to cheat. Some are looking to spy on people they've dated ... and some just want free meals at expensive restaurants — 48 to be exact. That's where Erin, a 23-year-old struggling actress from Toronto, comes in. She's on a mission to eat at every nice restaurant in Toronto and she doesn't want to pay a cent — that's what her online dates are for.

The Top 4 EPIC Reasons You Should Be Online Dating
Want to meet your perfect guy? You may just find him online.
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The Top 4 EPIC Reasons You Should Be Online Dating

Online dating has become commonplace in the modern world, and statistics show that it yields positive results: long-lasting relationships and marriages. This online dating advice expert gives the specifics on why you to give it a shot, ladies.

How to Avoid Being Scammed in Online Dating
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How to Avoid Being Scammed in Online Dating

I met my husband on Match.com.  So, it’s no surprise, I’m a fan of online dating.  I think it makes sense.  New studies show one third of all newly married couples met through online dating.   Studies also show married couples who met via online dating have a lower divorce rate.  However, a lot of people are still hesitant to look for love online.  The number one reason most women don’t want to give it a go is because they are afraid of being scammed. 

Move from Online to Dating Like a Rock Star
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Move from Online to Dating Like a Rock Star

For those of you that know me, you know I hate to complain. I’d rather be part of the solution rather than the problem any day and twice on Sunday. So rather than a litany of what frustrates women about online dating, I am going to give MEN 5 things you can do IMMEDIATELY that will change your online dating results.

Online Dating Don'ts
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Online Dating Don'ts

To really get the most out of online dating, here are some tips for online dating dont’s. Being too Shy or Lazy Many people think that online dating is a wonderful way for people who are shy to find someone to date. Well, guess what? Being shy or lazy online will lead to just as many failed attempts at dating as it does in the offline world. As a matter of fact, it will make you more frustrated and you will hate dating.

The Hookup Site POF.com is Banning Hookup Posts?
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The Hookup Site POF.com is Banning Hookup Posts?

PlentyofFish.com founder Marcus Frind just announced that the Intimate Encounters section of his site will be going away. His reasons for this state that the section doesn’t actually have (m)any hot females. Frind states, "Intimate encounters on POF can be summed up as a bunch of horny men talking to a bunch of horny men pretending to be women." Some are hailing this move as a cleaning up of online dating world. I am baffled.

Was that...? Seeing Someone You Know on an Online Dating Site
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Was that...? Seeing Someone You Know on an Online Dating Site

The other day I had a couple of girlfriends over. We had some wine and laughs and one of my friends pulled up her online dating account to show who had been contacting her (laughs continued). We were scrolling through one of the features where the site suggests people it thinks you may be interested in. A picture of a dark haired, blue-eyed guy that lived about 20 miles away popped up. He looked handsome, normal. But something felt weird, I said, "He looks like Wyatt's friend, the asshole one."

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Online dating doesn't necessarily mean that love is a mouse click away.
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'Data, A Love Story': 6 Things Online Daters Should Know

The memoir 'Data, A Love Story' follows Amy Webb, a single woman who's tired of bad online dates. She gets the idea to pose as her ideal man to get an understanding of how females react to him and learn how to reposition her own profile to gain this type of man's attention. Her efforts work out in the book, but how can we apply this story to online dating in the real world?

6 Habits to Stop Now for Online Dating Success
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6 Habits to Stop Now for Online Dating Success

Has it felt like a ghost town lately with very few or no posts or responses on your dating site account? Or, have you had plenty of communication with so-called “matches” who pretty quickly showed themselves to be creeps? You might wonder if online dating is worth the hassle and disappointment. You might also wonder if you’re just unlucky at love and destined to be alone.

ONLINE DATING PROFILES TO IGNORE
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ONLINE DATING PROFILES TO IGNORE

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: