As part of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira shows you how to compose an introductory email that will catch the attention of a guy you're interested in (and will inevitably get you a reply).
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.
As part of an ongoing series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira describes what makes a perfect profile picture.
So you'd like to take your search for love online. The only problem is, you don't know where to begin! In the first of a series of online dating advice videos, dating coach and YourTango Expert Julie Spira dives into the nitty-gritty details of crafting an online dating profile that no one can resist.
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.
It's a fact: falling for someone's intellect, charm and personality makes them more physically attractive to you! Here's the scoop on what makes your new partner suddenly oh-so-irresistible - and why you shouldn't base your attraction on looks alone.
More and more it seems that people are meeting and even marrying those they met online. A few years ago it wasn't so socially acceptable to say that your were matched by Match.com. How times have changed. However, technology can only be helpful to some extent, and as Dr. Diana Kirschner explains, you still have to know how to make it work for you.
Here are 15 emails sent by online daters that will make you think twice about creating a profile.
We seem to have lost patience with everything. We don't read books like we used to. We channel surf. We move on if a web page takes more than five seconds to download. A major problem we face as a society is that relationships — the bedrock of our society — are being treated with the same impatience as everything else.
You write an online dating profile, upload a profile picture and just wait for the love to come flooding into your inbox ... but if you've ever been single in the online dating world, you know that's not how it works. Our expert sets out to debunk some of the biggest myths when it comes to finding love in the virtual realm.
As founder Alexandra Chong says, "I founded Lulu because my friends and I needed it." Lulu takes the "girls looking out for girls" ethos to the next level.
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.