Remember how people used to hide about having a psychologist or therapist? And now everyone says "Oh, my therapist said..." Especially in big cities, everyone is going. No one is shy about it. It’s the same with online dating. When I got into this industry no one said they dated online. Today, everyone is online and no longer afraid to admit it.
Think your profile picture isn't important to finding love online? Think again! Our expert believes that 95 percent of the decision to contact you is based on your photo. That's why he researched 20 million people to come up with the '20/20 Photo Report' — 20 tips to taking the best profile picture.
While many of us have at least some sort of social networking presence—whether on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, or a personal blog—most of us stay connected through our cell phones. While the miracles of technology are many (for one, it allows us to stay in touch with our friends and families long-distance), our phones and Facebook profiles can cause some serious dating drama.
Face it, posting the right photos on your online profile can make or break your chances of dinner and a movie with FoodieLawyer01.
Online dating is a lot like a job in sales. Only rather than convincing potential customers to purchase a product, you're persuading them to invest their time in getting to know you. The reward? A few dates and, if you're lucky, a serious relationship.
Gordon Gooch took to the sites dating tips blog to sing YourTango's praises. "It’s got the allure of flashy celebrity dating gossip; advice from an extensive panel of professional relationship experts; community advice forums; and articles, videos and blogs on every aspect of dating and every relationship stage," writes Gooch. Well, aren't you sweet!
Is your online dating profile keeping you from meeting the man of your dreams? While it's simple to spot a bad profile from a mile a way, constructing a great one is easier said than done. Follow our experts' advice to create a profile that will yield the results you're looking for!
It's truly an epidemic. No, not Facebook. Facebook is a phenomenon designed to connect us in ways we never conceived of. It is truly the greatest medium for sparking new relationships and revitalizing old ones — from spying on old classmates to sending electronic margaritas, who would have imagined?! But what happens when we get too much of a good thing? We develop a deadly disease known as "Facebook Syndrome." Have you caught the illness? Check out the list below to see if you suffer from the following symptoms!
Dating can be a tricky proposition, especially if you are a recently single woman who has passed the 40 years of age mark. Let’s fast it when you reach this stage of like time is much more valuable to you and you are less willing to put up with anything…or anyone…that wastes your time. Starting to date again at this point in your life can be a scary moment. So here’s some top tips from us to you.
You haven’t posted any pictures on that Online Dating Site you finally joined as part of your quest to stop kissing Toads, right? That means you’re working against the magic of these sites – bringing like-minded people together to meet, flirt, and possibly, fall in love. You wouldn’t expect to meet your Prince Charming at the cocktail party if you hid in the powder room all evening, would you?
On dating websites, users choose their profile pictures based on their best features; they highlight what they'd most like potential love interests to notice. A new study, however, found that the real meat and potatoes of a person's online dating profile — you know, the actual content — is just as effective at conveying attractiveness as their picture.
When I was little I was told that if I became a Brownie, I’d get to play games, visit zoos and learn to make Oreo cookies. Instead, I had to sing sobering songs around a creepy wooden owl. I was also taught needlepoint (ugh). This wasn’t the first time I thought I had scored only to be sorely disappointed. In high school, I was told that if I took band class I’d make friends, meet boys and learn the drums. In truth, I was stuck with a recorder that was shared among the other students. When I wouldn’t wrap my mouth on it, I was suspended for being insolent (right…because not wanting to swap communal gob somehow made me the bad guy, ugh!).
If you've entered the wide world of on-line dating, and are getting all the wrong sorts of replies to your profile, you may need to think about what your profile says about you. The first thing anyone will look at when they stumble across your on-line dating profile is your picture. Forget about how amazing your personal description is, or your tag line. 99% of people unfortunately will judge a book by its cover and make a snap decision whether or not they want to learn more about you by what they see from your picture.