Posts tagged "match"

Martha Stewart Considered Joining Match.com, Realized Online Dating Was Impossible

"I had a longtime boyfriend … That ended a couple years ago. And I haven't found the next Mr. Right … I started to laugh halfway down the page [when filling out my Match.com profile], … It was, like, impossible …I want to do my real thing… I love dating." -- Martha Stewart complained to "Today'"s Matt…

By: Ami Angelowicz / April 28, 2013

Online Dater Sues Match.com Because Her Date Tried To Kill Her

I think Mary Kay Beckman wins the award for the worst online date of all time. We complain about our online dates with weirdos and shitbirds (there have been a lot), but we've got nothing on her awful date. The 50-year-old real estate agent is suing Match.com for $10 million because her date tried to

By: Ami Angelowicz / January 25, 2013

Dating Olympics 2012: Which Country’s Singles Win The Gold?

The 2012 Summer Olympics in London officially kick off today, but the United States has already taken home gold. Dating gold, that is. Our friends at Match.com recently conducted an international survey inspired by the Olympic Games. Luckily, they left the athletic ability to the competitors and focused instead on the dating norms and preference…

By: YourTango.com / July 30, 2012

James Holmes Had A Match.com Profile

And, considering it has been sent to me, like, 10 times today, I suppose I should write about it, even though every time I try and think of an annnngle or a point of viewwwww or a spinnnnnn, I feel sick to my stomach. So I am not going to say anything other than James Holmes,…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / July 23, 2012

17 Things We Would Actually Give Up Sex For

According to a study done by "The Today Show" and Match.com, one in three single people would give up sex for a year before they would forgo their favorite food. OK, I can kind of understand that. Salted dark chocolate! But here's the really depressing part. While many of the 4,000 singles polled mentioned steak or…

By: Ami Angelowicz / July 3, 2012

Match.com Date Defends Finance Dude’s Spreadsheet O’ Ladies

I am not the only one who finds Dave The Finance Guy Who Kept Track Of His Match.com Dates On A Spreadsheet adorably well-organized. One of the ladies he met off of Match.com is now defending Dave's speadsheet o' ladies, which leaked to the press earlier this week— and she's pissed at the woman who…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 20, 2012

Be My Boyfriend: Finance Dude Who Tracks His Match.com Dates On A Spreadsheet

Some women may look at Dave, the finance dude who emailed his Match.com date a spreadsheet he keeps of all the women he's been dating, with notes, and think, Ugh. What a pig! But me? I see a man with an attention to detail. Details like "looks really pretty" and "mixed bag of pictures but…

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 19, 2012

Bad News, Ladies: Biggest Jerks Live In Boston

I always complain about how chivalry is dead here in New York, but a new survey by Glamour and Match.com revealed I should consider myself lucky to not be living single in Boston. According to their stats, one out of eight Boston men surveyed expect sex on the first date, which was the highest number…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / March 13, 2012

Apparently, Android Users Are The Sluttiest

Don’t judge me by my Android phone, Match.com! I resent the fact that a new study done by the online matchmaking site claims that Droid users are the loosest of all Smartphone owners. I quote: "Androids may be the newest Smartphone on the market but their users have already been around the block." from a…

By: Tiffanie Drayton / February 1, 2012

Adventures In Gold Digging

For reasons unbeknownst to me, Business Insider has published a piece about a young woman in New York City who did something unethical, tempting and all-too-easy: she used the online dating site Match.com to score around $1,200 in free dinners paid for by dates.

By: Jessica Wakeman / December 1, 2011

Sexual Assault Victim Wants Match.com To Screen For Criminals

A woman who was sexually assaulted by her date from Match.com — a man with six separate convictions for sexual battery — is now demanding the online dating site take steps to screen out criminals. Would we all feel safer if sexual predators with a criminal history were screened from online dating sites? Of course.

By: Jessica Wakeman / April 8, 2011