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 5 Mistakes You’re Making on Your Online Dating Profile
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5 Mistakes You’re Making on Your Online Dating Profile

So you’re staring at the blank screen, the white space is almost blinding and the sweat drips down your forehead as you struggle with a bad case of writer’s block. Writing an online dating profile is not easy and most people have the same difficulty. There is no exact science to writing the perfect profile but a good starting point can be looking at what not to write. Here are 5 mistakes that you’re making when creating your dating profile:

Top 7 Online Dating Sites For LGBT Singles [EXPERT]
You could find your perfect match!
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Top 7 Online Dating Sites For LGBT Singles

Seeking a same-sex relationship online is no different than searching through CatholicMatch.com, JDate.com or bdsm.com to find your targeted niche. Same sex singles can benefit from the mainstream dating sites, such as Match or eHarmony, as both services cater to the same-sex community. So how do you get started? The hardest part of jumping in is knowing which site best suits your needs.

To Google Or Not To Google?  That Is The Question.
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To Google Or Not To Google? That Is The Question.

In this day and age, almost everyone has an online footprint... even grandma. And whether through Google, LinkedIn, or Facebook, it’s easy enough to track someone’s entire life in 15 minutes or less. When it comes to dating, the temptation to search before a first date is strong. To Google or not to Google? That is the question.

Top 3 Reasons To Try Online Dating [EXPERT]
It's more fun than shopping!
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Top 3 Reasons To Try Online Dating

Have you been sitting at home on Friday night, petting your pooch, eating a bag of veggie chips and crying over a sappy chick flick? Are you wondering if you should try online dating? If so, it's time for a change. Here are three great reasons to look for men online.

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How Do I Pick The Perfect Online Dating Profile Picture?

In the wonderful world of online dating, you won't get anywhere unless you can attract your perfect match. To do that, you'll need the perfect picture. The question is, how can you tell which photo is the best one to use? In this video, Image Consultant, Matchmaker and YourTango Expert Kimberly Seltzer explains the science behind selecting the perfect picture for your online dating profile.

Online Dating Safety: 7 Signs He's A Criminal [EXPERT]
What you see isn't always what you get.
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Online Dating Safety: 7 Signs He's A Criminal

Online dating is generally safe, and most people you find will be normal, good-natured men and women who are simply looking for love. You also may bump into a small number of strange people (e.g. men who show up on a date with their wedding rings on, or the supposed-to-be Brad Pitt look-a-like who shows up looking a little bit aged and 100lbs heavier than his photo suggested) and they will probably be harmless. But, criminals are around and the Internet is open to them to use and abuse, too. And unfortunately, we can’t do background checks on the people we agree to go on a date with. Nothing is ever 100% fool proof but these seven tips should definitely help you spot a criminal more easily when dating.

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Follow these online dating tips, and you just may become a happy in-real-life couple!
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10 Online Dating Etiquette Tips From The Emily Post Institute

What's appropriate when it comes to divulging information in your online dating profile and via social media? In our exclusive interview with Anna Post, the great-great-granddaughter of Emily Post, she told us some "golden rules" to keep in mind when online dating and when using social media in general. Perfect timing, since it's National Etiquette Week!

Online Dating: 5 Ways To Stand Out From The Crowd [EXPERT]
One of these things is not like the other.
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Online Dating: 5 Ways To Stand Out From The Crowd

Here is a smattering of tips from my latest book, "Dating DeMistyfied, 101 Online Dating Tips." I've left out much of "the meat and potatoes," but left in enough content for you to get an indication of what you will learn from this book. This book was written from 10 years of Internet dating experience, thousands of interviews with both men and women and research garnered from our last five to six Dating DeMistyfied Workshops.

Single Over 50? Why You Should Try Online Dating [EXPERT]
How you can overcome the obstacles and find love online!
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Single Over 50? Why You Should Try Online Dating

Singles over 50 are the fastest-growing group using online dating sites to find love. Searching for love in mid-life has predictable challenges. Let's examine these challenges and show you how to overcome them to find love after 50.

7 Mistakes I No Longer Make When Dating Online
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7 Mistakes I No Longer Make When Dating Online

by Julie Robinson While it’s entirely true that I’m still learning how to date successfully, and I do make some doozy mistakes all of the time, I also realize that I am making headway on the dating front. I am going on a third date with a guy I met online tonight. There’s another cutie I’m talking to just about every day. And, I’ve morphed into a solid fun friend with another guy I met recently.

10 Signs Your Online Date Could Lead To Lasting Love [EXPERT]
How do you know if it's meant to be?
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10 Signs Your Online Date Could Lead To Lasting Love

Be honest. Every time you check your email, are you hoping for a message from that guy you met online? Do you get butterflies when you see his email address in your inbox? This could be the start of something special ... or it could just be a little fling. How can you tell if your online match is really for you? Look for these ten signs to find out.

Playing The Field: The Pros & Cons Of Dating Around [EXPERT]]
Does playing the field increase your odds or ruin your chances of finding love?
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Playing The Field: The Pros & Cons Of Dating Around

Before you tried online dating, you were always pretty much the monogamous type. Now that you're swimming in a sea of potential suitors, you're considering dating more than one fish at a time. Not so fast, Casanova! Before you start breaking hearts, consider these pros and cons of dating around.