Tag: online dating

Time Management and Online Dating

October 24, 2016
Time Management and Online Dating

I’m back! Thanks for all the kind words and good thoughts while I’ve been away. The support has meant a great deal to me as I grieve my father’s passing.  Online dating is a real opportunity to be “introduced” to a wide range of people you wouldn’t otherwise meet. One of the most common complaints I […]

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Which Dating Apps Are Right For You?

June 21, 2016
Which Dating Apps Are Right For You?

Biological anthropologist Helen Fisher likes to point out that dating apps are not really about dating. “The bottom line is these are not dating sites, they’re introducing sites.” For introductions, dating apps are hard to beat in terms of sheer numbers. Fisher compares the swiping process to locking eyes across a crowded room with someone. Looking […]

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By the Numbers: Dating Apps

April 5, 2016
By the Numbers: Dating Apps

My most recent post about online dating has generated a lot of discussion, complete with lots of anecdotal reports. Dating apps are clearly a major player in the long-term mating market but stories of gender imbalances and poor treatment are commonplace. Does Tinder work? Who uses these apps? How, and to what end? Here’s what […]

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Online Dating is King

April 1, 2016
Online Dating is King

Here’s why we need to talk about and really understand online dating: Since 2009 that Online number has increased to a firm 25%. Michael Rosenfeld, a sociologist at Stanford, is conducting a longitudinal study of over 3,000 subjects on dating: How Couples Meet and Stay Together. He’s acquired a wealth of useful information, particularly around the […]

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Respect the Chemistry of Attraction

March 30, 2016
Respect the Chemistry of Attraction

I was catching up with my young friend Cara yesterday and she mentioned that she’d had brunch with a college acquaintance who recently moved to town. Cara spoke admiringly of this young woman, who teaches in a tough city school. She described her as thoughtful, gracious and attractive in every way. Yet she felt that […]

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