online dating

11 OKCupid Questions I’d Like To See Put Into Rotation

True facts: I’m still on OKCupid, mostly to gawk at people and to try to answer ALL THE QUESTIONS. I’ve answered 1503 of them. I’m behind.

That being…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | September 16, 2014 - 10:00 am

Science Says These 7 Things Will Score You A Date Online

Meeting a mate online is not easy. At all. And anyone who’s used even a dating app can tell you a horror story or three. Your straightforward and basic account…

YourTango.com | September 13, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Dater XY: How Many Women Is Too Many To Date At Once?

It has been a few weeks since I called things off with The Teacher. Things just weren’t going in the direction I wanted, so I began my search again. Since…

Dater XY | September 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater XY: I’ve Got A Booty Call Plus

Welcome to our new weekly column Dater XY! Our anonymous MALE dater will be revealing the adventures and misadventures of finding love from a dude’s point of view. Let’s give him

Dater XY | August 28, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Uh, Why Haven’t I Thought To Use A Dating Pseudonym?

There is only one Amelia McDonell-Parry on Planet Earth. Do a Google search for my name and the first page of results turn up links to my writing — much…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | August 21, 2014 - 1:30 pm

Dating Don’ts: Is It A Booty Call Or Nah?

We’ve all been there. Someone you were hot and heavy with will suddenly disappear, as if wiped from this earth, only to reappear in the form of a typo-laden text…

Megan Reynolds | August 19, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: How To Handle Rejection In Dating

Like conducting a job search, online dating is an exercise in patience, compatibility, and, sometimes, rejection. It’s not romantic, but to a certain degree, the search for a suitable partner…

Megan Reynolds | July 29, 2014 - 1:00 pm

OKCupid Is Experimenting On/Lying To Users Now

Last weekend, I got a curious email from OKCupid. I have a profile on the site, but rarely log in and haven’t actually messaged with or gone on…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 29, 2014 - 9:30 am

94 Photos You Will Come Across As A Straight Girl On Tinder

Some Tinder guys are great, some are awful, and most we’ll never know about. (Whether that’s a good or bad thing is a question for the ages.) But pretty much…

Emily Winter | July 21, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: 5 Scenarios In Which It Is Totally Okay To Ghost

My best friend went on a date with a man who seemed fine at first — they sat at a neighborhood bar and talked for hours. They went on a…

Megan Reynolds | July 16, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: On Not Losing Yourself In Your Relationship

The other day, my friend and I got into a discussion about whether or not it was appropriate to use a picture of her and her boyfriend as the lock…

Megan Reynolds | July 1, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Dating Don’ts: Is It Really So Bad To Photoshop Your Online Dating Profile Pic?

I got into an debate with my friend the other day about a topic that I never thought I’d have to discuss — photoshopping your online dating profile picture. She’s…

Megan Reynolds | June 24, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: Getting Back On The Horse

The first week after a breakup is always the most difficult. The rejection is fresh and the sting still burns, which makes it that much harder to remind yourself that…

Dater X 2.0 | June 18, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Online Dating Fail: The Guy Who Mass Texted 32 Tinder Matches

I haven’t jumped on the Tinder bandwagon because something about it seems even less serious than OKCupid, and that’s sad. Case in point: Joshua, a Tinder user, couldn’t be bothered to individually…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | June 12, 2014 - 11:30 am

Dater X: A Breakup I’ll Never Forget

It went as perfectly perfect as a breakup could go, I suppose.

Only a few days after my last Dater X post, when I told you all about…

Dater X 2.0 | June 11, 2014 - 12:00 pm

This Invite-Only Dating App Filters Out Creepers And Puts Women In Control

Anybody who’s experienced online dating knows the icky feeling of being descended on by creeps (for lack of a better word) who are more interested in getting their porno on…

Claire Hannum | June 9, 2014 - 1:30 pm

The 10 Best Hookup Websites

Whether you’re freshly divorced and just dipping your toes back into the singles pool, or if you’ve been wading in the deep end for years, you’d likely be intrigued by…

Ask Men | June 4, 2014 - 1:45 pm

4 Crucial Mistakes Online Daters Are Making With Their Profile Photos

Online dating is no longer one of those scary and foreign things that people avoid like the plague. These days, 33 percent of couples have met online and that number…

Hello Beautiful | May 31, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Dater X: I’ve Got A Case Of The “What Ifs”

For the first time in a while, I feel like I’m entering into a relationship at a healthy, comfortable pace. Things with Andrew are exactly where they should be: we’re…

Dater X 2.0 | May 28, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Dater X: State Of The Union

I’ve always been told that true love will find you when you’re least expecting it. I’ve always thought that was a load of bullshit. Like I’m supposed to believe that…

Dater X 2.0 | May 21, 2014 - 12:00 pm
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