Some commentators credit it with helping singles feel more secure and confident, while others blame it for “ruining romance,” “killing commitment” and contributing to the rise of the hook-up culture. While women generally prefer men around their own age, men are most attracted to 20-year-olds, period.
As the head of Ok Cupid, I worked diligently to untangle many of the misconceptions about finding love on the Internet. That’s why the Daily Mail calls straight women over 45 the “plankton generation” — at the bottom of the romantic food chain.
There’s no question that there are some men who hate women, and I’ve found that misogyny...
In the past year, the sexually transmitted infection rate in Alberta has skyrocketed, and Alberta Health Services is launching a cheeky social media campaign in hopes of reaching the younger generation.
Once upon a time, online daters were mocked as lonely losers, or worse. Today, at least 40 million Americans are looking for love on the Web. Like sex, love and attraction, online dating is an object of fascination and confusion.
l started to feel so lonely, and seeing [people] all around me having someone makes me feel bad about myself. A friend I'll call "Ed" kept pushing me to contribute to my school's alumni fund.
On the other hand, I do like my independent and free life but still want someone... Read more While walking to a workout class, busily talking to my mom about my latest dating flop, she kindly reminded me that when the time is right, when the stars align, when the right person comes along, it won’t be so difficult to fall in love. The more he called me, the more stubborn I felt that my answer was, "No." I felt that not only did I lack the money necessary to contribute...
Read more Shame is one of those issues that's often discussed without ever really operationalizing what it is. Shame, boiled down to its root, is the feeling you have that something about you is wrong or bad. Read more Dear Sara: I'm in Seattle and dating here is brutal.
I'm 41, educated, funny, fairly attractive, and kind/courteous. Here's the problem: I was almost killed in a car wreck two years ago and my ankles and feet were crushed,...
Sometimes the very things we find attractive in someone may actually be warning signs that they may not be good for us in the long run. Because we know one of the greatest — and simplest — secrets in life. Read more Almost every person has “sense of humor” high on the list of things they want in a partner.
Those high expectations that make him a success in business may turn to unnecessary pressure in a crisis. Read more Happy single people are just like happy coupled people. Every day, we get to hang out with the most amazing person we know ... You know, of course, what you like about another’s person ability to be funny.
But have you considered exactly why this quality makes YOU desirable? Read more At first, you may think that the list of traits that make a man or woman unattractive is endless, like a scroll that goes on forever.
The truth, though, is that many unattractive traits can be boiled down to more fundamental traits. Read more Dear Sara: I'm a 34-old-girl who never had a proper relationship.