Posts tagged "Online Dating"

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 »

Love In the Digital Age: A Look at HBO's "When Strangers Click"

Love In the Digital Age: A Look at HBO's "When Strangers Click"
Admittedly, while I’ve tapped into it once or twice, I’ve never been that big a fan of online dating. For me, there’s something about meeting someone by accident or when you least expect it that seems organic, natural and easy. And, while I rely heavily on the internet, I do it more for communication than... Read more »

How Common Is Electronic Dating Violence?

You often hear about online dating, tips, trends and the like all the time. And, we’re even familiar with some downsides, like online stalking, harassment. However, if you take it one step further, how often do we hear about other types of relationship negatives online — like, say, “electronic dating violence”? Admittedly, I wasn’t familiar... Read more »
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Racial Stereotypes and Dating: Some food for thought

We preempt the regularly scheduled “She Says” (Which will be “He Says” next week) to bring you this bulletin… As a blogger & writer, I’m passionate to learn and break down as much as I can about all sorts of things, especially as it relates to dating and relationships. However, there are some things, for all the understanding... Read more »

Craigslist removes its 'adult section' - finally!

If there is one thing I’ve always found compelling, it’s how easy (since the internet era especially) it is to get access to sex. Seriously. It’s like you can turn on your computer and there are ads screaming at you for online dating or hook-ups or there are pornographic movies there ready to be watched…... Read more »

Chicago's a top five city for online dating? Go figure!

Newsflash to all you Chicago daters: You’re in luck! This is actually a pretty good place to be for online dating, according to some news. Apparently, the Windy City is ranked fourth in using online dating at Match.com, preceded by Miami, New York and Los Angeles. The press release, which hit just a few days... Read more »
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Weird Love News: Virtual Girlfriends Cure Lonely Spells

During any dating dry spell, a person can certainly get lonely. For some, the temporary relief can come with things like sex toys, one-night stands or videos. But how about a virtual girlfriend that you can spoil rotten? According to this news story which ran on WSJ Online, it looks like it’s possible, through a... Read more »

Chelsea Clinton "can do better"? In love & dating, everyone's got an opinion

Let’s face it: at some point many of us have looked at a couple and tried to decide how they ended up together. Or, we’ve assessed how compatible — at the very least on a physical level — we think they are, making sidebar commentary such as: Oh they’re so cute… How did HE get... Read more »

A mixed take on the online dating thing

These days, there is no doubt that online dating is pretty darn popular. Sites like Match.com, eHarmony, OkCupid and others boast millions of members, all searching for potential love or even prospects for dating. And, because Internet is king, using it seems like a useful and practical way to find a date. That’s why when... Read more »
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