Posts tagged "internet dating"

The Top 10 White Lies People Tell In Online Dating Profiles

Research has indicated that as much as 90 percent of people lie in their online dating profiles. Women in their 20s and 30s slyly deduct anywhere from five to 20 lbs. from their weight, while men tend to lie about income, education level and, yes, relationship status. Yikes.

Here, we count the way…

Laura Barcella / December 29, 2011

10 Online Dating Profile Dealbreakers I’m Sick Of Encountering

This should come as a shock to absolutely no one — I am back on the online dating wagon! After trying and failing to find love on the internet, oh, three (wait, four?) times in the last year or so, I’m dipping my toes into the waters once more, only this time, I’ve switched sites.

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 30, 2010

Dating Amelia: Rewriting My Online Dating Profile

Last week I complained about the challenging time I was having on my latest foray into online dating. A little while later, Susannah IM’d to say: “You need to change your profile. And I am going to do it for you.” Oh, hooray! To be honest, I had been considering having someone I trust rewrite…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 16, 2010

Guy Pretends To Be Model Online, Dudes Drool And Send Money

Ah, the interwebs and its wealth of possibilities for meeting that special someone. Many users of the site SeekingMillionaire.com thought they were flirting with Guess model Bree Condon (left) — but in reality, they were talking to a 24-year-old dude by the name of Justin Brown. For two years, Brown maintained a profile on the…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 19, 2010

Do You Have To Go Online To Get A Date?

A guy friend told me last month that despite his ability to meet women when he’s out, he has several online dating profiles. He, like some of my other friends, suggested I set up an account on Match.com or its equivalent now that I’ve reentered the dating scene after several years.

When I…

Lauren Fritsky / June 22, 2009

Dating Don’ts: The Downside Of Online Dating

Although there’s still a certain inexplicable stigma attached to it, I am a huge proponent of online dating. I met my long-term boyfriend that way and the majority of weddings I’ve been to over the past couple years have been for couples who’ve met via the internet.

So whenever I hear a friend…

Judy McGuire / May 21, 2009

Online Dating Dos And Don’ts

A friend of mine is tipping her toe into the online dating pool and has been asking me for advice on navigating the waters. So, in honor of her, and some of our very own Frisky staff who have been doing the same toe-tipping themselves, as well as anyone else out there who has wondered…

Wendy Atterberry / April 30, 2009

He Said/She Said: To Blog Or Not To Blog?

Recently, we found ourselves in Austin, Texas for South By Southwest’s Interactive Conference. It was a tornado of fish tacos, rain and excessive Twittering. But the rare occasion to have bloggers and big players in new media together for a week made it a perfect opportunity to ask their opinion on the web-couple’s ultimate dilemma:…

Jessica Amason / March 27, 2009

Would You Pay For Love In A Recession?

Banks are foreclosing on houses. Jobs are being outsourced. Popular retail stores are shutting down. Magazines like Domino are folding. Despite the economy being pretty much in the crapper, romance is on the rise. Popular online dating sites like Match.com and eHarmony are seeing a spike in the number of people signing up looking for…

Persia Ali / January 28, 2009

Woman Sets Her Site On a Husband

Picture this: You’re single, you’re 42, and you’re determined to get a husband this year. But just how far would you go to meet your soul mate? Would you let the whole world know you are actively seeking out a life-long mate? That’s what 42-year-old Neenah Pickett is doing. She publicly announced she…

Persia Ali / January 7, 2009

Adultery Gets Economically Stimulated

John Edwards, Balthazar Getty, Eliot Spitzer, cheating husbands have been all over the news here in the States. But in Britain, adulterous wives are the ones making headlines. According to the Telegraph U.K., more lonely housewives are looking for love on the Internet than ever before. Sites like IllicitEncounters.com have seen their numbers jump from…

Simcha / September 11, 2008