Lindsay Dodgson, provided by Published 3:27 am, Saturday, April 28, 2018 nd3000 / Shutterstock There's plenty of debate about what you can and cannot ask on a first date. Some people say you shouldn't go in too hard with the interrogation because it'll make your date think you're desperate. Others say the probing questions help you really learn about each other. Ultimately, it's hard to know what to do. According to Erika Ettin, a dating coach and the founder of the dating site A Little Nudge, it's best to keep things light the first time you meet someone. "A lot of people love to compare their sob stories, like woe is me, tell me about your divorce, when was your last relationship," she told Business Insider. "Let's see if you like each other first ... You want to learn who the other person is today. You can get to know them, then learn more about the past." On the other hand, if you date a lot, you might not want to rehash the same questions. You might have run out of … [Read more...] about 7 awkward questions you should ask on a first date — and 3 you really shouldn’t
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Shutterstock.com By Katie Visconti, Special to the Sun Thursday, April 19, 2018 | 2 a.m. You’re looking for The One. You’ve gone on blind dates, trusted the friend who said she had a “cute coworker” and worn out the single-person-at-a-bar look. Everyone has apps on their phone, so why not download one that can help you find your special someone? If all else fails, you’ll probably have a couple stories to laugh about. Here’s your map to the world of online dating—there’s a lot of routes from which to choose. How many people are really on these things? • About 40 percent of Americans are on or have used dating apps, and 59 percent think online dating is a good way to meet people, according to the Pew Research Center. • More men are on online dating sites and apps (52.4 percent) than women (47.6 percent). A little help Thirty percent of women have friends help set up their profile. Sixteen percent of men do the same. … [Read more...] about Love, app-tually: Your guide to online dating
(CBS) - Dr. Neil Clark Warren, founder and chairman of eHarmony - he's the guy on those commercials trying to convince lonely singles to sign up to meet their match online - just said, "On second thought, don't get married." What?! That's the title of his latest piece on Huffington Post where he is a contributor. Yesterday, the clinical psychologist and author told readers that recent stats released by the U.S. Census Bureau suggest that "Americans may no longer need marriage." "For the first time ever, fewer than half of the households in the United States are married couples. In the past decade, the number of unmarried couples increased 25 percent as more people chose to cohabitate," he explained. "A Pew Research Center study last year put it more succinctly, finding an increasing number of Americans now believes marriage is 'becoming obsolete.'" So okay, eHarmony guy... Why are you telling unmarried humans out there to shell out hard-earned dollars ($59.95 per month to be exact) … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Wait… eHarmony guy Dr. Neil Clark Warren tells us not to get married?
A new dating app claims it will help you find the right partner -- provided you fit in. Like many other dating services, The League is free to sign up to, but unlike others, it's not so easy to join. It's only active in San Francisco and already has a wait list of 75,000 people, reports CBS News correspondent Anna Werner. "Dating is the number-one pain point in a young professional's life," co-founder Amanda Bradford said. She said if she had to boil her perfect guy down to one word, it would be 'ambitious.'" It's a word that describes Bradford perfectly. She worked at Google, then got her MBA at Stanford University. Newly single, she waded into the sea of online dating. EHarmony, Match.com, Hinge and Tinder showed her hundreds of potential matches, but few likely prospects. "You know nothing about the person except whether or not you find them attractive," she said. "I felt like it was very superficial." So Bradford started her own service, The League. To join, prospective members … [Read more...] about “Elitist” dating app helps users find perfect match
There are dozens and dozens of sites and apps out there to help you find the right match. So many, in fact, that there ought to be an app to help you find the right app. We've boiled down the digital dating options into categories to try to make the search-before-the-search a little easier. The list isn't exhaustive, but we hope it will make the process a little less exhausting and help you find the one that's right for you. For serious people, looking for serious relationships: The old standbys are going strong. Match.com and eHarmony are still the go-to sites for those who are in it for the long haul. Memberships will cost you on the order of $20 to $60 a month, depending on the length of your subscription. Zoosk came a little later, but boasts 27 million users. It costs $30 per month (and some users complain . Free, free, free: The top free dating app is OkCupid. Many people swear by it, but even the company knows you get what you pay for. It's right there on the site: "We … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Looking for love online: A guide to dating apps and sites