Posts in category "Matchmaking"

Dating Site Told You You're Hot? Well, Maybe You're Not!

This (funny and slightly twisted) piece of news just in: Dating site BeautifulPeople.com (which I’ve mentioned before has apparently dumped 30,000 people off of their online community, according to Jezelbel.com. What, you ask?! Here’s the skinny: apparently, the site was attacked by the Shrek virus (how appropriate), which caused the site to let in thousands... Read more »

He Says #001: Dating notes guys wish the ladies knew

For weeks, I’ve been posting those fun tidbits ladies wish guys knew that would help them on the dating scene or with that cutie they’ve been crushing on… Also known as “She Says,” it’s become a compilation of those things that make the difference between a simple meeting and an actual date. Last week, I... Read more »

Niche dating sites target the beautiful AND the ugly

Here’s one indisputable fact: Dating can be a tough game. It’s about find someone that works for you in as many ways as possible: someone that shares a lot of your interests, can have fun with — and of course, someone that you’re physically attracted to. What’s more is that there isn’t always a clear... Read more »
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Guys: When you ask for a date, the direct approach may make a better impression

One of the things that amuses me about guys is the way that they vary in the way they approach women, especially in Chicago’s single scene. I’ve been asked out all sorts of ways, which shows me a lot about a guy. And, the way he asks will determine whether I accept — of course,... Read more »

A matchmaker can help you find love, if you don't mind the price

In an ideal world, we’d all find our matches naturally — no help from any online aids, set-ups, whatever. However, in this day and age, it’s fair to say that sometimes we may all need a little help (just a little shouldn’t hurt now should it)? That said, it’s not unusual to pay for online... Read more »