Online dating is now mainstream, but are you feeling overwhelmed by choice? Online dating is no longer a fringe activity—people young and old use online dating services and apps to meet up because they are fast, cheap, and easy. Also, online dating has developed over the years from something sketchy to mostly legit. People who post fake photos or … [Read more...] about 4 Quick Tips for Dealing with Dating Overwhelm
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Are you on a one-way road to the "friend zone"? You’ve probably heard of the "friend zone", right? It's the ultimate relationship limbo. The friend zone is that place you find yourself in, when the guy or girl you've been interested in has decided that you're friendship material, instead of relationship material. Maybe you’ve never been … [Read more...] about 5 Sad Signs You’re in the Friend Zone
A painful divorce is one of the worst experiences you can go through. Let’s not sugarcoat it - it’s rough. A relationship that was once joyful and reliable splinters apart, and all that’s left is lawyer’s bills and bitterness. But humans are remarkably resilient; we heal, and we move on. Dating again after divorce can be intimidating or seem … [Read more...] about How to Start Dating Again After a Painful Divorce
Online dating has become such a social norm it seems like meeting a mate by chance in a bar is now the exception. Online dating does work—many successful marriages have started that way—but there is a degree of uncertainty to it. The Internet allows anyone to fabricate a gender, age, location, and appearance. So how do you enter into this realm … [Read more...] about 5 Online Dating Rules to Keep Yourself Safe
There’s a new term floating around the modern dating scene, kind of a revamping of the phrase “stringing along.” The word is “breadcrumbing,” and it means sporadically sending someone flirtatious yet noncommittal text messages or random social media “likes” (i.e., "breadcrumbs") to keep the person’s dating expectations of a possible relationship … [Read more...] about Have You Heard of the New Dating Phenomenon Called ‘Breadcrumbing’?
Social media usage is a double-edged sword. While it may strengthen social connections between friends and deepen a romantic relationship through continued interaction despite physical distance, constant social media use makes depression worse and harms your overall wellbeing. On Twitter this often plays out as aggression because the accounts are … [Read more...] about Why You Need to Stop Stalking Your Ex on Facebook
Researchers from the University of North Texas have discovered some interesting findings in one of the first studies of the hugely popular dating app Tinder. They found that men who use the app are most at risk for lowered self-esteem. The research findings seem to contradict past research, which has shown that women’s self-perceptions tend to … [Read more...] about Is Tinder Destroying the Self-Esteem of Men?
I was recently interviewed by the well-known online dating site eHarmony. They asked me the question, “how do you know if you’re in the right relationship?” This got me thinking, what is the ‘right’ relationship and is there such a thing? And even if there is, how can you tell if you're in one? What is the ‘right’ relationship? The ‘right’ … [Read more...] about The 3 Signs You’re in the Right Relationship
If you’ve been doing online dating for a while, you've probably experienced dating fatigue. Dating fatigue sets in when you start to feel dread about your next date or you lack excitement and energy about meeting new people. On the more severe end of the spectrum you might be feeling completely hopeless about meeting someone you can build a … [Read more...] about How To Develop A Fresh Dating Mindset
What are your relationship dealbreakers? When you’re asked about what you’re looking for in a relationship, you probably tend to list the qualities you’re looking for instead of the traits you’re hoping to avoid. While it’s good to pay attention to common dealmakers, dealbreakers should garner the same interest as well. If you’re looking for … [Read more...] about Relationship Dealbreakers: Study Reveals the Most Common